Since 2007, The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation has invested more than $1 million in Wisconsin credit unions and the communities where their members live and work.
During that time, donors' support has helped provide:
The Foundation's 2017 Annual Report shares this cumulative success, plus details about its ongoing initiative in 2018: the Enhanced FiCEP program. The program has credentialed more than 120 Certified Credit Union Financial Counselors (CCUFCs) statewide with 45 participants from 24 Wisconsin credit unions currently pursuing that designation. In addition to improving counseling skills, the program helps participants implement counseling across multiple touch-points with members, broadening their effectiveness.
The report also notes the Foundation's support of educational opportunities including the first-ever Community Development Workshop held in 2017, which will return in 2018. Also in 2018 the Foundation is offering a new Youth Financial Education Roundtable.
Read about this success, and then find your name or your credit union's name among those the report lists as part of the Annual Fund Donor Society for 2017.
We couldn't have done it without you!
Wisconsin credit unions come together as a single League to Unite for Good; we remove barriers, increase awareness and foster service excellence. All of these steps help more Americans to see credit unions as their best financial partner and regard their credit union as their primary financial institution. Read more articles in our Unite for Good series.