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ICUF Newsletter: January 2013 — 









Iowa Credit Union Foundation
January 2013
Thank You for your Support

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. 

Grants & Scholarships
WAM Scholarship Poster 2013Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship - Feb. 1 
The deadline for the 2013 Warren A. Morrow Memorial Scholarship (formerly "FIB Scholarship") is approaching quickly and all Iowa credit union members who would like to continue their education are encouraged to apply.The scholarship deadline is February 1. Download the scholarship application.

AWJ Scholarship - Feb. 12 
The AWJ Scholarship helps those who aspire to achieve leadership positions in the credit union system by attending Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Management School. This scholarship is open to Iowa credit union employees.The first scholarship deadline of 2013 is February 12. Download the scholarship application.

League President's Scholarship - Feb. 12  
The League President's Scholarship provides Iowa credit unions, their employees and their chapters with funding for ICUL education events, national schools, internal educational activities, community educational projects and certification programs.The first scholarship deadline of 2013 is February 12. Download the scholarship application. 
Disaster Grants Available  
Three Town and Country Credit Union members were recently recipients of the Disaster Grant. In the unfortunate event of a natural disaster or personal emergency, this grant helps credit union members recover and rebuild. Whether it is flood damage, fire or another natural disaster, this grant provides assistance when it is needed most. Credit unions should log into the ICUF members-only website to apply on behalf of their credit union members.
2012 & 2013 CMN Contributions Update

cmn new logoPlease note: All remaining 2012 donations are to be sent to the Children's Miracle Network's (CMN) Corporate Accounting Department instead of ICUF.

Simply submit this form (which includes mailing instructions) along with your fundraising check. Your contribution must be received on or before January 18, 2013 to be counted towards the 2012 fundraising year.


Contributions Towards the 2013 Fundraising Year  
Any CMN contributions for the 2013 fundraising year can be sent directly to ICUF, per usual.


Breaking Down Barriers to Build Assets Article
The following opinion editorial written by Marybeth Foster, Executive Director of ICUF, ran earlier this month on Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity and featured Individual Development Accounts programs. 

View the entire article:
Breaking Down Barriers to Build Assets. 
ICUF's Team Recognition  
ICUF's Executive Director, Marybeth Foster, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Iowa Home Ownership Education Project (IHOEP). IHOEP seeks to work with members and others to increase quality homeownership education services and financial literacy throughout Iowa; collaborate with organizations; expand homeownership in underserved areas; and increase financial support to member organizations.

CUAid Update: Donations Still Needed for Sandy Relief
The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) encourages additional support from the credit union community to continue assisting credit union people affected by Hurricane Sandy.
There are still numerous applications for assistance remaining. Click here to make a donation.   
Upcoming Events
Financial Education Conference
Presented by Adam Carroll
ICUF Office, Des Moines
May 2, 2013

ICUF Golf Classic
Brown Deer Golf Club, Coralville
June 18, 2013 

Watch for more information to come on both of these events.

ICUF was established in 1995. Its mission is to help Iowans build wealth, responsibility and independence, with the vision to eliminate poverty in the State of Iowa. Click here to join our mailing list.

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