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Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation

2018 Recipients

First Choice Credit Union

Received a $6,229.78 grant to help upgrade its phone system

Hayward Community Credit Union

Received a $4,000 grant to aid in its teller area/lobby expansion

La Crosse Burlington Credit Union

Received a $4,000 grant for various operational upgrades

M.E. Employees Credit Union

Received a $8,000 grant to upgrade member services/products and technology

Oshkosh Postal Employees Credit Union

Received a $1,838 grant for document/equipment destruction

Peoples Choice Credit Union

Received a $4,000 grant to help provide a mobile app and remote deposit capture

Schneider Community Credit Union

Received a $4,800 grant to help upgrade online banking and web functionality

2017 Recipients

Badger-Globe Credit Union

Received a $5,000 grant to assist with mobile banking start-up costs.

La Crosse Burlington Credit Union

Received a $2,000 grant for various operational projects.

Northern Paper Mills Credit Union

Received a $2,000 grant to purchase new computer equipment.

Oshkosh Community Credit Union 

Received a $5,000 grant to convert from batch to online ATM processing.

Sheboygan Area Credit Union

Received a $5,000 grant to assist in their purchase of a new phone system.

Southern Lakes Credit Union

Received a $5,000 grant to help fund their quest to become a shared branching acquirer

2016 Recipients

Kenosha City Employees Credit Union

Received a $3,500 grant to update software that will address compliance issues and meet technology requirements for the switch to Metro II for credit bureau reporting.

La Crosse Burlington Credit Union

Received a $5,000 grant for computers and other equipment. One of three new computers will be dedicated to critical systems that protect member information and the two other PCs update old systems for the back office and teller line. New exterior motion sensor lighting and new video cameras inside and outside will protect members and staff.

Oshkosh Postal Employees Credit Union

Received a $7,665 grant to issue new, more secure EMV debit cards to reduce its potential for fraud, keeping members safe and reducing losses that affect member service.

St. Agnes Employees Credit Union

Received a $2,009 grant to add an automated scoring system that will help reduce risk for opening accounts and help identify member needs that the credit union can address. New coin and bill counters will attract new members as well as meet a member demand. 

The Labor Credit Union

Received a $1,100 grants for a new laptop. The laptop will enable the sole employee to work out of multiple offices as well as improve the credit union's compliance for testing backups and restoring data.

2015 Recipients

Oshkosh Truck Credit Union

Received an $8,000 grant to cover EMV upgrade costs, which improves data security for debit card transactions and reduces the potential for fraud.

Tri-County Credit Union

Received $5,000 toward the purchase of a check scanner, computer, monitor, printers and receipt printers, resolving check processing errors and confusing receipts for members.

2014 Recipients

Brokaw Credit Union

Received a $1,500 grant to help update its phone system. The change will eliminate members' need to hang up and place a new call in order to reach the credit unions' branch offices—an impediment to speedy loan approvals.

La Crosse Burlington Credit Union

Received a $2,750 grant to help offset expenses related to an ACH audit, training, a website upgrade, start-up costs for credit bureau reporting, IT assistance, new member marketing packets and office updates. The credit union aims to offer members an improved web experience, eStatements, online loan applications, credit reporting to help members looking to improve their scores and a more attractive lobby space.

Oshkosh Community Credit Union

Received a $1,500 grant to help upgrade in home banking software that includes mobile functionality for members. The update will allow members to make transfers, pay loans and apply for new loans.

Southshore Credit Union

Received a $2,750 grant to help replace five outdated computers that are insufficient to preserve vendor connectivity.

2013 Recipient

Greater Galilee Baptist Credit Union

Used the grant to purchase two new computers, monitors, a printer, software and software-related license renewals.

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