How a Northwest CU is Supporting Black Communities In Seattle and Beyond

Two years after launching a DEI-focused internal initiative, BECU created a fund to donate $5 million over five years to Black-led nonprofits.

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Credit Unions Collaborate to Clean up Portland

The Sept. 15 Downtown Portland Cleanup Day will bring some sparkle back to the Rose City.

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A Credit Union’s Innovative Approach to Financial Education

Pacific NW FCU hired a teacher to develop a comprehensive curriculum — and teachers are singing its praises.

Gesa CU Awards $266K to Schools

Gesa Credit Union Awards More than $266,000 to Local School Districts

To date, the credit union has donated more than $750,000 to schools as part of its Affinity Debit Card Program.

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Verity Supports CMN Hospitals and BIPOC Businesses with Special Auction Baskets

This year’s CU4Kids Silent Auction, Oct. 5-6, is online-only and accessible to all!

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BECU Turns Members’ Home Ownership Dreams into a Reality

Since 2018, the credit union has returned over $9.9 million to members through its Home Rewards and First-Time Homebuyer programs.

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How SELCO is Helping to Solve Houselessness in Lane County

Through the credit union’s active work with Opportunity Village, unhoused Oregonians have access to a safe and stable living situation.

OnPoint Supports DEI Work with a Full-Time DEI Program Manager and Program Coordinator

The credit union’s commitment is an example of recommendations recently shared by the Northwest Credit Unions’ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force.

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WECU Celebrates its Members in Whatcom County

A week filled with fun perks and activities brought the credit union and community together.


Northwest Credit Unions’ DEI Task Force Shares Recommendations

The task force convened to recommend best practices for credit unions to advance their DEI work as employers, financial institutions, and community partners.


YCUP PDX and Cascadia Chapter Raise $3,000 to Support LGBTQ+ Communities

The Micro-Community groups launched a Pride Month virtual fundraiser for Portland’s Q Center.

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Progressions Credit Union Makes a Difference for Local Elderly Population

The credit union’s volunteer work with Meals on Wheels takes “People Helping People” philosophy beyond financial services.

Newrizons FCU Uses CDFI Grant to Support Immigrant Community

The funds came just in time, as the credit union prepares to launch its Path to Citizenship Program later this summer.

Verity Joins Equity Housing Project to Help Bridge a North-South Divide

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.

Credit Unions’ Sustainability Efforts Pave the Way Toward a Greener Future

From recycling to construction, credit unions are finding ways to reduce their impact on the environment.

STCU Proves Teamwork Makes the Financial Dream Work

The credit union shares how its financial relief team is helping members recover from the economic impact of COVID-19.

Northwest Credit Unions Show Support for Diverse Communities

Through community impact work, strong messaging, and diverse representation, credit unions bolster allyship to LGBTQ+ and BIPOC groups.

Columbia CU Leverages Community Relationships for Critical Pandemic Relief

The credit union’s $100,000 contribution to a local foundation spurred a chain reaction of giving in its community.