Two years after launching a DEI-focused internal initiative, BECU created a fund to donate $5 million over five years to Black-led nonprofits.
Category: CU Difference
The Sept. 15 Downtown Portland Cleanup Day will bring some sparkle back to the Rose City.
Pacific NW FCU hired a teacher to develop a comprehensive curriculum — and teachers are singing its praises.
To date, the credit union has donated more than $750,000 to schools as part of its Affinity Debit Card Program.
This year’s CU4Kids Silent Auction, Oct. 5-6, is online-only and accessible to all!
Since 2018, the credit union has returned over $9.9 million to members through its Home Rewards and First-Time Homebuyer programs.
Through the credit union’s active work with Opportunity Village, unhoused Oregonians have access to a safe and stable living situation.
The credit union’s commitment is an example of recommendations recently shared by the Northwest Credit Unions’ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force.
A week filled with fun perks and activities brought the credit union and community together.
The task force convened to recommend best practices for credit unions to advance their DEI work as employers, financial institutions, and community partners.
The Micro-Community groups launched a Pride Month virtual fundraiser for Portland’s Q Center.
The credit union’s volunteer work with Meals on Wheels takes “People Helping People” philosophy beyond financial services.
The funds came just in time, as the credit union prepares to launch its Path to Citizenship Program later this summer.
The credit union is financing limited equity housing in Seattle’s south side in the hopes the model could serve as the future of affordable housing.
From recycling to construction, credit unions are finding ways to reduce their impact on the environment.
The credit union shares how its financial relief team is helping members recover from the economic impact of COVID-19.
Through community impact work, strong messaging, and diverse representation, credit unions bolster allyship to LGBTQ+ and BIPOC groups.
The credit union’s $100,000 contribution to a local foundation spurred a chain reaction of giving in its community.