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Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation

Credit Union Development Grant

Apply for funding toward technology and operations-related expenses that will measurably help your credit union serve members. All Wisconsin credit unions are eligible with a preference given to those under $50 million in assets. Your credit union's current financial position will be considered.

Applications may be submitted from May 15 to June 30. Winners will be notified by July 31.

REAL Solutions® Initiative Grant

REAL Solutions is a nationwide initiative to help real consumers build financially strong, self-supporting families and communities. This grant is to support Wisconsin credit unions offering innovative services and programs that offer:
  • Affordable alternatives to high-cost financial products and services
  • Reduce dependency on predatory financial providers; 
  • Increase financial literacy
  • Improve personal financial management
  • Encourage saving and wealth-building; 
  • Build creditworthiness
  • Provide an avenue to personal financial stability
  • Improve the financial and economic well-being of Wisconsin communities.

Applications may be submitted between May 15 and June 30. Winners will be notified by July 31.

Emerging Markets Grant

To help credit unions continue their mission to serve the underserved, the Emerging Markets Grant was created in 2019. This grant will support Wisconsin credit union's efforts to reach underserved populations such as: non-native English speakers, the LGBTQ community, the elderly, single parents, the Amish and others.

Applications will be accepted between September 15 and October 31. Winners will be notified by November 15.

Upcoming Opportunities

Sep 15-Oct 31: Emerging Markets Grant
Sep 15-Oct 31: Professional Dev. Scholarships
Buy in Sep-Nov, Win in Dec: Ca$h Calendars
Jan 15-Feb 28: CUNA Mgmt School Scholarship
Mar 15-Apr 30: DE Scholarship
May 15-Jun 30: CU Development Grant
May 15-Jun 30: REAL Solutions Grant
Aug 28: League Invitational