The National Credit Union Foundation Foundation has announced two DE Training classes in a virtual learning environment, one March 15 to April 9, and another April 26 to May 21. Registration will begin Jan. 12 at 11 a.m. (ET).
2020 was an incredibly challenging year. Before we leave it behind, and as we step into a new and hopefully brighter year, we should consider an important question: What lesson(s) will I take from 2020 into the new year?
The National Credit Union Foundation will conduct a 2021 Foundation Celebration March 2, and sponsorship and viewing packages are available for purchase. The celebration will be a virtual event spotlighting past Wegner Award winners.
Thirty–seven credit union leaders were designated as Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) after completing the National Credit Union Foundation’s Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training, the the first class to complete DE Training in the new, virtual learning environment.
CUAid is always open and accepting donations, National Credit Union Foundation Executive Director Gigi Hyland said in a video detailing the current status of CUAid and how it has evolved. The Foundation began looking at CUAid differently after 2017.
The National Credit Union Foundation is currently seeking nominations for four board seats with a deadline of Oct. 28 to apply. The Foundation serves as the national charitable arm of the U.S. credit union movement and aims to be a catalyst to improve financial lives through credit unions.
The National Credit Union Foundation launched its CUAid app in July as a way for the credit union system to strengthen the industry’s response in the face of disaster. The app is available for Apple and Android devices, and has a web browser version.
The National Credit Union Foundation has granted over $100K in disaster relief support via CUAid to the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues and the Louisiana Credit Union League in response to the California Wildfires and Hurricane Laura.
The National Credit Union Foundation announced the availability of a new, free learning resource called Exploring Our Values, a self-guided course designed for credit union employees at any level of the organization. The course is designed to teach the fundamentals of credit unions’ cooperative structure, operating principles and history.