Learn More About MESA at August 26 Webinar

A unique partnership between the Northwest Credit Union Foundation and the Montana Credit Unions for Community Development brings a matched college savings program to the Northwest. Learn more at a webinar next week.

New Director Voted to NWCUF Board

Nordstrom Federal Credit Union President/CEO Shelli Millhuff elected to Foundation board, replacing Gayle Yost, who is stepping down.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Looks to Expand Its Role in 2014 and Beyond

Northwest Credit Union Foundation board members gather in Seattle to put an exclamation point on 2013 and plot a course for playing an even greater role in developing leaders and cultivating opportunities that improve the well-being of Northwest communities.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Gives Spokane Teachers a Dose of (Financial) Reality

What happens when teachers experience the real-life scenarios of a Financial Reality Fair that’s usually geared toward students? They learn the kinds of lessons, the Northwest Credit Union Foundation believes, that find their way back to personal-finance classes and curriculum.

Volunteers Needed to Guide Spokane-Area Teachers through Financial Reality Fair

Fifty Spokane-area teachers will get to put their personal-finance skills to the test Feb. 28 at the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Financial Reality Fair. Volunteers are being recruited now to play the roles of merchants and financial counselors.

‘Piggy Bank Hero’ T-Shirts Help Junior Achievement Spread the Word about Financial Literacy

He isn’t faster than a speeding bullet, and he probably can’t leap tall buildings in a single bound. But the pink pig adorning new T-shirts from Junior Achievement and the Northwest Credit Union Foundation is a superhero nonetheless.

NWCUF Board of Trustees Election Process Underway

Passionate about the People Helping People philosophy? Four seats are open on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board of Trustees. The board helps to manage the Foundation’s budget, direction and policy. Three seats are scheduled for election, and a fourth seat is available for appointment by the board.

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NWCUF Election Process Underway, Declaration of Candidacy Forms Due May 24

Passionate about the People Helping People philosophy? Four seats are open on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board of Trustees. The board helps to manage the Foundation’s budget, direction and policy. Three seats are scheduled for election, and a fourth seat is available for appointment by the board.

Foundation Unveils New Brand, Seats New Board During Convention

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation, formed on Jan. 1 through the merger of the Oregon and Washington Foundations, seated its board of directors Tuesday and unveiled its new brand Wednesday.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Plans Board Elections

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is seeking nominees dedicated to its mission and objectives who will work to carry out the Foundation’s vision as elected members of its board of trustees.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Legacy Programs Operating Seamlessly Through Merger

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation will continue to work seamlessly following the Jan. 1 merger of the Oregon and Washington Foundations.

Oregon and Washington Credit Union Foundations Approve Merger to Enhance Philanthropic Support of the Northwest CU Community

The outreach and rich traditions of the Washington Credit Union Foundation and the Oregon Credit Union Foundation will be leveraged at a higher level as the organizations combine resources in a January merger. Foundation leadership commits to uninterrupted service for the remainder of 2011.

Wednesday Convention Agenda Features Nationally-Renowned Speakers and Presenters

Wednesday marks the first full day of the NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting. The agenda is highlighted by addresses from Salim Ismail and Susan Ershler, with the Friendraiser and Bottle Auction hosted by the Washington and Oregon Foundations taking place in the evening.

Convention Attendees Offered Chance to Win Free Marketing Consultation With Nationally-Recognized Expert

Ron Rosenberg knows how to implement effective marketing campaigns, and he knows how to fix what’s not working. Rosenberg will share strategies and best practices during two NWCUA Convention breakout sessions, along with the chance to win an individualized consultation.

Submit Your Bottle: Get Creative for a Cause

The NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting includes a Friendraiser and Bottle Auction to support the Foundations.

BECU’s Gary Oakland Wins Credit Union Foundations’ Mark of Excellence Award

As CEO at BECU, Gary Oakland has navigated recessions, strikes and the housing market meltdown while growing assets to $9.5 billion and membership to more than 700,000, and he will be recognized with the Mark of Excellence honor next month.

Entertainer Known for Impersonating Hollywood’s Most Famous Singers to Perform at Foundations’ Friendraiser and Silent Bottle Auction

Entertainer Larry G. Jones has thrilled thousands in Las Vegas with his imitations of Cher, Sinatra, the Temptations and Nat King Cole. Now a Seattle-area resident, he will entertain at the Foundations’ Friendraiser event at this fall’s Convention.

Foundations Give $150,000 Back to NW CU Professionals, Causes

These funds support financial literacy initiatives, professional development opportunities, small credit union and international credit union development support, and disaster relief.