High School Students in Idaho and Oregon Get a Taste of ‘Adulting’ with Finances

During two financial reality fairs on April 13 and 15, students learned the importance of budgeting, saving, and living within your financial means.

Credit Unions Join Idaho Governor to Formally Kick Off Financial Literacy Month

During the event, the Governor and other special guests recognized student winners of the IFLC’s annual Piggy Bank Beauty Contest.

Idaho Credit Unions Leverage NWCUF Project Grants to Support Rural Communities

Learn how Connections Credit Union and East Idaho Credit Union are using the funds to make financial services more accessible and support Main Street businesses.

Northwest Credit Unions and NWCUF Respond to the Crisis in Ukraine

From raising critical funds to waving foreign wire transfer fees, credit unions are stepping up to provide aid to Ukrainians impacted by the Russian invasion.

Northwest, Mountain West Credit Union Foundation Boards Vote Unanimously to Merge

Both boards are excited about the opportunities this collaboration will bring to credit unions across six states.

A Solution for Credit Unions and Employees Impacted by Recent Flooding

Your Northwest Credit Union Foundation is here to help with financial assistance.

United Way of Treasure Valley CEO Nora Carpenter Joins NWCUF Board

Carpenter’s deep knowledge of Northwest demographics and extensive experience in the nonprofit sector complement the Foundation’s work.

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NWCUF Helps Credit Unions Tackle Weighty Societal Issues

The Foundation’s strategic focus centers on accelerating and expanding Northwest credit unions’ positive community impact.

400 High School Freshmen Get a ‘Bite of Reality’ at Fair Co-Hosted by Washington CUs

Peninsula and Our Community credit unions provided students with a “day in the life” simulation of an adult’s finances.

Urban League Partners with Five Portland CUs to Advance Financial Well-Being of Black Oregonians

The Financial Empowerment Collaborative pilot program will focus on focus on addressing Black Oregonians’ unique financial needs.


Northwest Credit Unions Stepped Up to Help Students with College Expenses

NWCUF’s MESA program provided more than $125,000 in higher education support to 69 college students over the five-year life of the program.

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Rogue Credit Union CEO Gene Pelham Named to Lead NWCUF Board

The Foundation Board also welcomed two new directors to its ranks during MAXX 2021.

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Rural Credit Unions Are Evolving with Help from NWCUF

The Foundation’s Rural Access to Financial Services initiative gives credit unions tools for serving members in rural communities.


Do You Know How to Prepare for Wildfires?

Visit the free resource center online to help your credit union, employees, and members stay safe.

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With Wildfire Season Upon Us, NWCUF is Here to Help

If credit union employees or board members are impacted by wildfires this summer, financial assistance is available.

How Credit Unions Can Keep Students Engaged this Summer and Beyond

NWCUF offers Bite of Reality and Biz Kid$ programs to support youth financial education.

Encourage Members to Start Their Kids Down the Road to Fiscal Fitness

During Credit Union Youth Month, credit unions can help parents prepare their children for a bright financial future.

Mountain America and ICCU Educate Idahoans During Idaho Financial Literacy Day

The credit unions joined three other organizations on the second floor of the Capitol rotunda to promote Idaho financial literacy efforts.