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The Des Moines chapter of Executive Women International (EWI) has financial aid available for education through our ASIST (Adult Students in Scholastic Transition) program. Scholarship grants totaling $4,000 will be given this year. Applications are screened and then anonymously voted on by EWI...
The Iowa Credit Union Foundation is excited to announce that it is the recipient of a $5,000 Community Betterment Grant awarded by Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino.
This grant will be used to provide financial education audio programming in Spanish, working with Coopera.
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This year's Fall DE Training will take place on September 4-11 in Madison, Wisconsin.
Who Should Attend – And Why
DE training is open to everyone from new employees who need a credit union orientation to seasoned executives who need to recharge. Participants cite many...
The number of U.S. families struggling with poverty despite parents being employed continued to grow in 2011 as more people returned to work but mostly at lower-paying service jobs, according to an analysis released today.
More working parents have taken jobs as cashiers, maids,...
Credit unions have donated $48,000 to ICUF as part of the Iowa Credit Union League's (ICUL) dues renewal process. ICUF would like to sincerely thank those credit unions who contributed. Without kind donations like these, ICUF would be unable to operate. The funds will go towards ICUF's initiatives to help credit unions.
Des Moines, Iowa—The Iowa Credit Union Foundation (ICUF) is pleased to announce the renaming of the Family Involvement Board Scholarship program to the Warren A. Morrow Scholarship program.
Two different scholarship programs are available through the Warren A. Morrow Memorial...
The FIB scholarship has been renamed the Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship, in memory of the late CEO of Coopera. This scholarship will keep his spirit alive by providing young adults and nontraditional students with education opportunies. The name is the only change; the same rules and conditions apply as the FIB Scholarship.
ICUF Receives "Ideas for Action" Award.
The "Ideas for Action" Award is a competition to develop new thinking to reduce poverty by shining a light on practical policy shifts that help low-income people build their futures. ICUF was specifically awarded the "Pathways out of Poverty" award for its Individual Development Account (IDA) program.
DUPACO SAVING PROGRAM HELPS COUPLE REALIZE HOMEOWNERSHIP
Financial coaching and $2-for-$1 matching grant are keys to success
DUBUQUE, Iowa—Diligent saving, ongoing communication and a $2-for-$1 savings match through Dupaco Community Credit Union helped a young Dubuque couple become...
Calling Recent IDA Success Stories.
If your credit union had an IDA success story recently, we want to hear from you. ICUF would like to share the success stories with legislators in the upcoming legislative session. These efforts will help show how credit unions demonstrate the "people helping people" philosophy.
Ellen Whitlock Baker
Northwest Area Foundation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
POLICY COMPETITION AT THE EVANS SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS AWARDS FOUR PRIZES TO INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS...
National CU Foundation Appeals for Donations from Credit Union Supporters across America
The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) has activated the online disaster relief system CUAid.coop to raise money for credit union people along the East Coast affected by Hurricane Sandy.
SEATTLE, WA (October 17, 2012) – The Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington, in collaboration with the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota and with sponsorship from the Northwest Area Foundation, launched the Ideas for Action Award in...
There is a great debate about where financial education responsibility lies. Is it with the parents? Should the schools teach it? Is the onus on the employer? Or are money lessons best learned by the school of hard knocks?
With our current economy, the need to prepare...
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