MADISON, Wis. (11/6/15)--The National Credit Union Foundation’s board of directors has approved 12 new Experiential Learning grants for 2015-2016, totaling $150,626. These grants are distributed to encourage credit union organizations to use experiential learning programs such as reality fairs, retirement fairs and life simulations.
“At the foundation, we’ve seen great success with experiential learning programs and we can’t wait to see how these foundation grants change people’s financial lives in the year ahead,” said Lois Kitsch, foundation national program director.
Research has shown that most people learn best “learning by doing,” which is why the foundation supports organizational efforts to start new programs or enhance existing experiential learning programs.
Grant projects the foundation is funding include: