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ICUF Newsletter: Warren A. Morrow Scholarship Winners — 
ICUF Newsletter: Warren A. Morrow Scholarship Winners

May 2018
2018 Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship Winners

The Iowa Credit Union Foundation (ICUF) is pleased to announce the 2018 Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship winners. These scholarships have been awarded to four high school students and two post-high school students. Thanks to increased charitable support from Iowa credit unions, ICUF doubled the scholarship awards for 2018. A total of $11,500 was awarded.

This year's post-high school recipients are:
  • $2,000 to Maria Bascom, a member of DuTrac Community Credit Union who currently attends the University of Iowa
  • $2,000 to Catherine Fiala, a member of Community 1st Credit Union who currently attends the University of Iowa
This year's four high school senior recipients are:
  • $3,000 to Gavin Sullivan, a member of Serve Credit Union and a graduating senior at Johnston High School, Johnston, IA
  • $2,000 to Anne Steffes, a member of Dupaco Community Credit Union and a graduating senior at Kuemper Catholic High School, Carroll, IA
  • $1,500 to Brendan Hird, a member of IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union and a graduating senior at Alleman High School, Rock Island, IL
  • $1,000 to Alyssa Harris, a member of Linn Area Credit Union and a graduating senior at George Washington High School, Cedar Rapids, IA
Congratulations to the 2018 scholarship winners!
Thank You to Our Recent Donors
  • Ascentra Credit Union 
  • DuTrac Community Credit Union
  • Helen Pearce
  • StoreyKenworthy
Reminder: ICUF Golf Classic June 13 

The 2018 Iowa Credit Union Foundation Golf Classic is Wednesday, June 13, at Brown Deer Golf Club in Coralville.

The ICUF golf classic has reached golfer capacity for the course. Please contact Fatima Calderon at 515.505.6829 regarding registration questions. Sponsorships are still available click here to view them.

All proceeds benefit our mission to empower people and communities to achieve financial well-being by championing the credit union philosophy of people helping people.

Thank you to our current sponsors! 

  • 1st Gateway Credit Union
  • AMC/Iowa Credit Union League 
  • Catch21, Inc
  • Cedar Falls Community Credit Union
  • Cedar Valley Chapter of Credit Unions
  • Central States Health and Life Company of Omaha 
  • Community 1st Credit Union
  • Community Business Lenders Servicing Company 
  • CO-OP Financial Services 
  • Coopera 
  • CU Direct 
  • CUNA Mutual Group 
  • Des Moines Metro Credit Union
  • Dupaco Community Credit Union
  • Gardiner Thomsen CPAs
  • Guild Mortgage
  • IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union
  • John M. Floyd & Associates 
  • Kirk Gross Company 
  • LenderClose
  • National Cooperative Bank 
  • NewGround
  • Pigott
  • PolicyWorks Iowa
  • PolicyWorks LLC
  • RSM
  • Single Source Architects and Builders
  • StoreyKenworthy
  • The Family Credit Union 
  • Three Sixty Construction 
  • Turnkey Security Equipment
  • University of Iowa Community Credit Union 
Registration is Now Open for ICUF's Benefit Night Fundraiser

The 2018 ICUF Benefit Night Fundraiser will be held on Thursday, September 20, at the Coralville Marriot Hotel and Conference Center. This is ICUF's premier fundraiser of the year, which supports our mission-driven programs and celebrates the philanthropic achievements of Iowa credit union leaders.

You can participate in this event and support ICUF in several ways. 
  • Register here to attend the Benefit Night Fundraiser. Each ticket includes dinner, drinks, entertainment and silent auction.  
  • Donate a silent auction package. Unsure what to donate? Ideal packages are least $50 in value. Consider the following package ideas: Amazon Echo, Apple products (iPad, Apple Watch, etc.), gift baskets (movies, sports, grilling, etc.) or artwork. Click here to view silent auction enrollment form and submit your item or you can note this on your registration form for the event. 
  • Click here to view Benefit Night sponsorship opportunities that support ICUF in championing the people helping people philosophy.
Questions? Contact Jaimie Miller at 800.860.6180 x3001
Nominations are Open for ICUF Community Impact Awards
Recognize a credit union, individual or community partner who has demonstrated the people helping philosophy in civic and charitable responsibility through volunteerism, advocacy or philanthropy.

2018 nominations for this award will be taken into consideration from anyone active in the credit union movement. Awardees will be honored at ICUF's Benefit Night during the Iowa Credit Union Convention on Thursday, September 20 in Coralville. 

Nominations are due Friday, July 13. Nominees will be judged on the following criteria:
  • Demonstration of outstanding service and dedication toward community based or charitable causes. 
  • Participation in organized activities or organizations that support the needs of the community or state.
  • Have engaged their credit union or organization in community-based or charitable causes.
Click here to make a nomination today!
Disaster Relief Funds Available to Iowa Credit Union Members

ICUF is able to support Iowa credit union members who have been displaced from their home for an extended period of time through our Disaster Relief Grant program. These funds are available to support credit union members in time of need. We encourage credit union members to apply.

Should a member of your credit union suffer a natural disaster, click here to learn more about the grant and find our application. 
NCUA Accepting Applications for CDFI Certification

Become a certified community development financial institution (CDFI) through NCUA. The first round of applications for federally insured low-income credit unions has passed, but the second application period will be June 4 - 22. A third round is open from September 10 - 28.

Click here for more information. 
For questions regarding any information in the newsletter, please contact Jaimie Miller
 at 515.221.3001.

ICUF was established in 1995. Our mission is to empower people and communities to achieve financial well-being by championing the credit union philosophy of "people helping people."
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