CUNA Awards

What are the CUNA Awards?

Dora Maxwell

Recognizes extraordinary acts of community outreach.

 

Louise Herring

Recognizes commitment to exceptional member service.

 

Desjardins Youth

Recognizes leadership in financial education geared towards youth.

 

Desjardins Adult

Recognizes leadership in financial education geared towards adults.

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Click here to the view the 2020 CUNA Awards Winner booklet PDF


“Congratulations to the 2020 CUNA Award winners who are being recognized for their commitment to their communities, particularly in a time when they're needed the most. We celebrate their efforts in social responsibility, the credit union philosophy and financial education.” - Jim Nussle, CEO, CUNA

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This year’s winners:

The Dora Maxwell Award is presented to credit unions for outstanding social responsibility projects in their communities. First-place winners for the Dora Maxwell Award include:

  • East River FCU (Madison, SD)
  • Tarrant County's Credit Union (Fort Worth, TX)
  • First Commerce Credit Union (Tallahassee, FL)
  • Metro Credit Union (Boston, MA)
  • Mid-Michigan Chapter of Credit Unions (MI)

Second place winners for the Dora Maxwell Award include:

  • Energize Credit Union (OK)
  • North Central Area Credit Union (MI)
  • First Community Credit Union (ND)
  • GECU (TX)

Honorable mentions for the Dora Maxwell Award include: 

  • Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union (SC)
  • Telhio Credit Union (OH)
  • Commonwealth Credit Union (KY)

Chapter or Credit Union Group

  • 1st Mid-Michigan Chapter of Credit Unions (MI) 

The Louise Herring Award is given to a credit union demonstrating the internal application of credit union philosophy to help better financial matters and increase financial education for its members. First-place winners for the Louise Herring Award include:

  • One Detroit Credit Union (Detroit, MI)
  • Guadalupe Credit Union (Santa Fe, NM)
  • True Sky Credit Union  (Oklahoma City, OK)
  • MSU Federal Credit Union (East Lansing, MI)

Second place winners for the Louise Herring Award include:

  • Fitzsimons Federal Credit Union (CO)
  • Clackamas Federal Credit Union (OR)
  • Tinker Federal Credit Union (OK)

Honorable mentions for the Louise Herring Award include: 

  • Community Credit Union (ME)
  • Financial Center First Credit Union (IN)
  • GECU (TX)

Chapter or Credit Union Group

  • 1st Mid-Michigan Chapter of Credit Unions (MI) 

The Desjardins Awards honor credit unions, chapters, and leagues for their commitment to both youth and adult financial literacy. First-place winners for the Desjardins Awards include:

Desjardins Youth

  • Financial Health Federal Credit Union (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Guadalupe Credit Union (Santa Fe, NM)
  • CP Financial Credit Union f/k/a CP Federal Credit Union (Jackson, MI)
  • San Mateo Credit Union (Redwood City, CA)

Desjardins League

  • Maine Credit Union League (ME)

Desjardins Adult

  • Nova Credit Union (Greensboro, NC)
  • Education Credit Union (Amarillo, TX)
  • Virginia Credit Union (Fredericksburg, VA)

Second place winners for the Desjardins Award include:

Desjardins Youth

  • Delta Schools Federal Credit Union (CA)
  • Class Act Federal Credit Union (KY)
  • Resource One Credit Union (TX)
  • Oregon State Credit Union (OR)

Desjardins Adult

  • HomeTown Credit Union (MN)
  • Service 1st Federal Credit Union (PA)
  • Gesa Credit Union (WA)

    Honorable mentions for the Desjardins Award include: 
     
    Desjardins Youth
  • East River FCU (SD)
  • Community Credit Union (ME)
  • TopLine Federal Credit Union (MN)
  • BayPort Credit Union (VA)

    Desjardins Adult
  • AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union (PA)
  • Financial Center First Credit Union (IN)
  • Commonwealth Credit Union (KY)
     
    Looking to apply for next year's awards? Find out more here!