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The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation

Established in 2007, The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation (The Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes the wellness of credit unions and the communities they serve. The Foundation's resources are used to promote credit union development, help educate credit union staff and volunteers, support programming to enhance financial literacy, and assist the credit union system in times of need.



The Foundation's flagship financial literacy program is the Financial Counseling Certification Program, allowing credit union staff to become Certified Credit Union Financial Counselors.

scholarships & grants

Scholarships & Grants

The Foundation provides funding through scholarships and grants that support Wisconsin credit unions, professional development initiatives, and continuing education.

disaster relief

Disaster Relief

The Foundation supports disaster relief assistance, such as through CUAid, and for credit union employees and members affected by a natural disaster.

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Additional Ways to Support The Foundation

including our Annual Fund Donor Society, fundraisers, Amazon Smile, and more.

Foundation News

CU Day at the Ballpark

Over $20k Raised at CU Day at the Ballpark

Jul 29, 2022
On Sunday, July 24, Corporate Central and The League hosted Credit Union Day at the Ballpark, a fundraising event to benefit The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation and The National Credit Union Foundation. Over $20,000 was raised!
$50k Awarded in Foundation Grants

Nearly $90k Awarded in Foundation Grants

Jul 26, 2022
The Wisconsin Credit Union Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of its Credit Union Development and The Difference Grants. In total, over $87,680 was awarded to ten Wisconsin credit unions, allowing them to better serve their members and communities.
Challenge Bowl

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

Apr 16, 2022
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.
Frozen FFF Recap

Record $13.5k Raised Through Frozen Foundation Fitness Fundraiser

Feb 24, 2022
​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!

Annual Opportunities

Annual Reports