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Annual Finance & Investment Challenge Bowl Held at Chippewa Valley Technical College

Apr 16, 2022
  • The Foundation
  • Grants
Last month, the Annual Finance & Investment Challenge Bowl was held at Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) in Eau Claire. The Finance and Investment Challenge Bowl (FICB) is a quiz bowl competition that helps teach high school students about personal finance and economics.

Record $13.5k Raised Through Frozen Foundation Fitness Fundraiser

Feb 24, 2022
  • The Foundation
  • Press
​Whether freezing cold or unseasonably warm, Wisconsinites had some winter fun February 12-20 when a total of 68 participants representing 22 credit unions and system partners raised a record $13,500 for The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation!

Foundation Announces Grant & Scholarship Recipients

Nov 27, 2021
  • The Foundation
  • Press
The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation's Board of Directors has awarded its Emerging Markets Grant to Royal Credit Union and three Professional Development scholarships to credit union professionals looking to continue their education.

$80k in Foundation Grants Distributed to Wisconsin's Credit Unions

Aug 09, 2021
  • The Foundation
  • Grants
Last month, The Foundation's Board of Directors met to award funds to Wisconsin's credit unions through their Credit Union Development and REAL Solutions grants. A record $80,000 was distributed to help recipients better serve their communities. Here they are!

The Foundation Awards $6,000 in CUNA Management School Scholarships

Apr 01, 2021
  • Scholarships
  • The Foundation
The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation recently awarded $6,000 in CUNA Management School Scholarships to three recipients, including Nilsa Gebert (FOCUS Credit Union), Lois Pluff (Sheboygan Area Credit Union), and Chris Trost (Glacier Hills Credit Union).

Foundation DE Scholarship Renamed Pat Wesenberg DE Scholarship

Mar 25, 2021
  • Scholarships
  • The Foundation
  • Press
In March, The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation's Board of Directors approved renaming its Development Education (DE) Scholarship the Pat Wesenberg Development Education (DE) Scholarship in memory of Pat Wesenberg, the former President of Simplicity Credit Union and longtime advocate for The Credit Union Movement who passed away in February after an extended illness.

$11,000 Raised for Foundation Through Frozen Fitness Fun

Mar 04, 2021
  • The Foundation
  • Press
If there's anything Wisconsinites know, it's how to have fun in the snow! Last week, 157 participants from across the state raised over $11,000 to support The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation's mission through its Frozen Fitness Fundraiser.

An Inside Look at CDFI Credit Unions

Dec 08, 2020
  • System Vendor
More than ever, 2020 has shown a spotlight on the incredible impact that credit unions make in their communities. Whether it’s working around the clock to process Payment Protection Program loans, participating in social justice initiatives or giving their employees time off to vote, credit unions have consistently demonstrated their commitment to serving the needs of their communities.

The League Welcomes New Endorsed Vendor, NetGiver

Nov 25, 2020
  • System Vendor
  • Press
W.C.U.L. Services Corp. is partnering with MNCUN to endorse NetGiver, a CUSO which enables fee-free charitable contributions exclusively for credit union members through a mobile giving platform.

Emerging Markets Grant & Professional Development Scholarship Recipients Announced

Nov 17, 2020
  • The Foundation
  • Press
Last week, The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation's Board of Directors awarded its Emerging Markets Grant to Royal Credit Union and two Professional Development scholarships to credit union professionals looking to continue their education.