Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Texas foundation disperses 237K in grants for 2011


FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (2/27/12)--The Texas Credit Union Foundation followed the distribution of more than $237,285 in 2011 by awarding $73,400 in grants in the first quarter of 2012.

The 2011 grants were distributed statewide to support financial literacy initiatives, provide professional development for staff and volunteers through credit unions and chapters, offer Southwest CUNA Management School scholarships and create opportunities for credit union professionals to become development educators through the National Credit Union Foundation.

Grants made so far in 2012 include $7,500 in "Make the Difference" grants of up to $500 each to credit unions and partners to support financial education and highlight National Financial Literacy Month in April.

In addition, the Texas foundation is co-sponsoring the BizKid$ PBS education series on television station KERA with the Fort Worth Chapter of Credit Unions. The series combines on-air programming with curriculum and materials that can be used in classrooms.


RSS print
News Now LiveWire
Large CU stress testing on the agenda for the April @theNCUA open meeting http://t.co/2TUcnmCmPi
1 Day ago
#FinancialLiteracyMonth Test your college financial aid knowledge @nasfaa http://t.co/xgrDmHaw8W
6 hours ago
Join @theNCUA #NCUAchat with @KenWortheyJr on April 23 from 11am to 12pm EST http://t.co/TnNmfFh4Nl #FinancialLiteracyMonth
8 hours ago
Maine's patent troll bill has become law. Read more in Monday in @NewsNowLiveWire
10 hours ago
Wash. DFI discusses serving legal marijuana businesses with @NWCUA http://t.co/3kw79HJUYF
10 hours ago