Iowa Schools Win Cash for Financial Literacy
Thirty schools in Iowa were each awarded $1,000 from the National Financial Capability Challenge, a financial literacy test given to high school students to encourage educators to teach personal finance to students.
Fifty-four schools in Iowa met the qualifications, and 30 were randomly awarded prize money. Iowa had the fifth-largest participation of schools in the nation.
Iowa Credit Unions Look Forward to Individual Development Account Funds
Twenty-one credit unions in Iowa who have partnered with ICUF to offer lower income members individual development accounts will have close to an additional $225,000 in state funds. Read more.
Small Grants Help Iowa Credit Unions with Tech Costs
A lobby coin-changing machine is too expensive for a small Iowa credit union to afford by itself, but small credit union grants from ICUF may be able to help pay for it.
A $10,000 annual donation from Veridian Credit Union enables ICUF to make grants for technology and strategic planning to Iowa credit unions with assets under $25 million. Read more.
Fort Dodge Family Credit Union Sponsors Student Member to Business Horizons
The Fort Dodge Family Credit Union has partnered with the Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation (ABIF) to send one of its high-school members, Allix Kirchhoff, to Business Horizons 2012 in Pella. Read more.