The U.S. Treasury grant supports CDFI investment and revitalization activity, with Trailhead taking special focus on bringing more affordable credit to micro-businesses and consumers in inner-Portland.
For over 21 years, the BECU Foundation has awarded these scholarships to outstanding high school and undergraduate college students.
The video campaign to highlight credit unions’ community impact benefited a children’s cancer program, a farmers market, and an organization that gives food to children who need it.
Duane M., who said he never wins anything, said he’ll use the money to pay things off and boost his savings.
In an extraordinary demonstration of collective action, 24 Northwest credit unions worked together to win a Collaboration Grant from NCUA that will fund a package of compliance tools for a full year.
Parker Cann, senior vice president and general counsel for BECU, has been awarded the 2013 Pierre Jay Award by the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS).
Professional Development and Quik-App scholarship applications will now be reviewed and funds awarded on a monthly basis, part of the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s revamped scholarship program.
The NCUA will issue $1.4 million in CDRLF grants to more than 100 small credit unions. NCUA OSCUI Director William Myers said the NCUA saw 77-percent more applications after “a concerted effort this year to make it easier to apply for these grants.”
This year, Unitus has awarded 11 scholarships to graduating high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Each winner will receive $1,000 toward his or her tuition for the 2011-2012 academic year.