Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

CU System
Pa foundation: A record year in grants, fundraising
HARRISBURG, Pa. (12/3/13)--The Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation enjoyed a record year of unrestricted fundraising and providing grants awards during 2012.

Foundation Chairman Ray Brunner and Vice Chairman Dave Ackerman reported that grant awards in 2012 totaled $151,620, a 20% hike over the $126,358 in awards granted in 2011. Unrestricted funds, or funds that are not earmarked for a specific project, raised totaled $266,062, or 23% more than 2011's $216,404 raised, reported the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association newsletter, Life is a Highway (Jan. 2).

In addition, a restricted Project Haiti program, which will be implemented this year, attracted $23,575 in pledges from 25 credit unions in the state.

"Favorable publicity generated from a joint association/foundation flood relief program in 2011 attracted large support from credit unions in affected areas of eastern Pennsylvania," said Brunner.

Ackerman credited "successful reality fairs in Philadelphia and western Pennsylvania as factors behind the impressive fundraising totals from credit unions and vendors, who not only contributed financial support but also shared in the implementation of these types of projects in schools."

The foundation said that during 2013, it would continue to implement projects that benefit small credit unions and provide financial literacy to schools throughout Pennsylvania.


RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
.@MECreditUnions announces winner of @YoungFreeME #SoundOff contest. @Sassquatch_Band will play Old Port Festival in June @PDD_Downtown
18 hours ago
House Financial Services Com. to hold March 3 hearing to receive the semi-annual report of @CFPB Director Richard Cordray.
19 hours ago
Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) re-introduced bill to ease veterans' access to loans for #smallbusiness purposes from a #creditunion (HR 1133)
20 hours ago
You can get your subscription to @cuna 's free, daily, online #creditunion #news service News Now here: http://t.co/YtUejEmAYP
20 hours ago
CCUA hosts @TheNASCUS college for #creditunion directors http://t.co/CftpSXDKWx
23 hours ago