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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.

FiCEP

FiCEP

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


Foundation Grants 2021

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

Aug 09, 2021
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!
CMS Scholarship Winners

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

Apr 01, 2021
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).
Pat Wesenberg DE Scholarship

Foundation DE Scholarship Renamed Pat Wesenberg DE Scholarship

Mar 25, 2021
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.
Frozen FFF

$11,000 Raised for Foundation Through Frozen Fitness Fun

Mar 04, 2021
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.

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