In partnership with Western Oregon University, students in the teaching program create lesson plans in coordination with Biz Kid$ financial education curriculum.
The tools available through Biz Kid$ are a great resource for credit unions to boost financial literacy among youth and families.
Sick children in all of the nation’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals can continue learning while they’re hospitalized, thanks to a partnership between Credit Unions for Kids and the National Credit Union Foundation. The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is providing resources to the six hospitals in this region.
Credit unions and chapters can enhance the financial education opportunities for patients and families at the Northwest’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by sponsoring a specially designed box set of Biz Kid$ DVDs.
Financial education grants from the National Credit Union Foundation can help credit unions leverage the award-winning Biz Kid$ television show and related materials in their own financial literacy programs. Applications for the grants are being accepted now.
Danielle Brown, a former vice president of member relations for the Northwest Credit Union Association, has been named director of development and donor relations for the National Credit Union Foundation in Madison, Wis.
Biz Kid$—the financial literacy television program for students, has been honored with a national Emmy Award. The program was founded in Seattle with financial backing from Northwest credit unions.
“Biz Kid$,” the credit union-funded public television series designed to teach kids about money management and entrepreneurship, added the Parents’ Choice Gold Award to a list of accolades that already included 10 Emmy nominations and a Silver Telly Award.
Credit unions have until the end of the month to apply for new “Biz Kid$” Financial Education Grants from the NCUF. The grants can be applied to any youth financial education initiatives that make use of “Biz Kid$” programming.
By allocating a small portion of the inventive earned through partnership with Invest in America, credit unions can continue to support the credit union movement’s investment in financial education for America’s youth with limited impact on the bottom line.
“Biz Kid$,” the credit union-backed financial literacy show for kids, will air a special entitled “Three Minutes to Change the World” on OPB in June. “Biz Kid$” was recently nominated for three Emmys and earned its first Parent’s Choice Silver Award.
A financial literacy initiative developed by Horizon Credit Union has students digging for gold in their middle school hallways and classrooms—and it’s getting national attention.
Fresh off the start of its fifth season, the first four seasons of “Biz Kid$” are now available on DVD. The PBS financial literacy program was created in collaboration with the Washington Credit Union Foundation and is still filmed in Seattle.
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“Biz Kid$”, the award-winning children’s show aimed at increasing financial literacy, began filming its fifth season in late July. The credit union industry has been the show’s exclusive funder, raising more than $10.4 million in six years.
Association partner Invest in America was announced as a recipient of the prestigious Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Outstanding Program, presented by NCUF.
NWCUA Vice President Danielle Brown has accepted a national position taking ‘Biz Kid$’ to the next level. In her role as a contractor for the National Credit Union Foundation, Brown will facilitate fundraising and will help to get the programâ€™s curriculum into more classrooms across America.
Fundraising for the Emmy Award winning TV show will pass to the national stage after six years and more than $10 million being raised.