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Put Your Contributions to the Movement in the Spotlight

by Sammy Dennis, Director of Communications Jun 05, 2019

CUNA & The League are now accepting applications for the annual awards program! Having your credit union recognized for how it helps members and the community is a great way to create awareness about the Movement. 

Apply now to be recognized with a:

  • Desjardins Youth & Adult Financial Education Award, which honors credit unions for outstanding involvement in financial education. Two separate awards will recognize credit unions’ efforts with youth and adults.   

  • Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award, which honors credit unions for their charitable work to benefit the community.   

  • Louise Herring Philosophy in Action Member Service Award, which recognizes credit unions that do an outstanding job at exhibiting the credit union philosophy as part of their policies, pricing and practices with members.   

Winners can publicize their awards locally, through their publications, on their website, and more.The deadline for submission is June 30. 

Check out CUNA's Frequently Asked Questions page for your questions about the awards or the application process.   

At the state level, last year's award winners included:

Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award

  • Badger-Globe Credit Union (Under $50M) - 1st Place
  • Westby Co-Op Credit Union ($250M-$1B) - 1st Place
  • Royal Credit Union (Over $1B) - 1st Place

Alphonse Desjardins Youth & Adult Financial Education Award

  • Youth: Royal Credit Union (Over $1B) - 1st Place
  • Youth: Altra Credit Union (Over $1B) - 2nd Place
  • Adult: Altra Credit Union (Over $1B) - 1st Place

At the national level, Wisconsin's Badger-Globe Credit Union received an honorable mention for the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award (Under $50M). 

Have questions? Contact Josh Roberts.