Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Iowa CU Foundation awards 22500 in financial education grants
DES MOINES, Iowa(12/3/10)--The Iowa Credit Union Foundation (ICUF) awarded $22,500 to nine credit unions to further advance their financial education efforts. The recipients were chosen based on their financial education plans to reach a specific target market, or for the strategic direction set by that credit union’s board of directors. Each credit union will receive a $2,500 financial education grant. The Iowa credit unions selected to receive the grants are:
* Alliant Credit Union, Dubuque; * Ascentra Credit Union, Bettendorf; * Community 1st Credit Union, Ottumwa; * Financial Plus Credit Union, West Des Moines; * Greater Iowa Credit Union, Ames; * Midwest Utilities Credit Union, Waterloo; * Town and Country Credit Union, Harlan; * Veridian Credit Union, Waterloo; and * Village Credit Union, Des Moines.
“During these tough economic times, it is more important than ever that we equip our credit union members with the information they need to make sound financial decisions,” said Marybeth Foster, executive director of the Iowa Credit Union Foundation. “This grant is designed to help credit unions develop a financial education program or enhance an existing financial education program.” Winners were selected by the ICUF Grant and Scholarship Committee. Funds for the project came through a grant from the Northwest Area Foundation.


RSS print
News Now LiveWire
Tech. advances don't dampen consumer #cybersecurity concerns #NewsNow http://t.co/HNn4Hojadv
10 hours ago
.@TheNCUA board unanimously voted today to designate board member Rick Metsger as vice chairman, effective immediately.
11 hours ago
We really want to hear from our readers. Please take the News Now survey: http://t.co/BYiQ5vr5Ob
12 hours ago
Advanced technologies don't quell cybersecurity fears #NewsNow http://t.co/ZJ20bimRvv
13 hours ago
.@CentralMaineCom reports #creditunions have issued thousands of new cards to proactively protect members from Home Depot data breach.
14 hours ago