Credit Union Advocate Spotlight: Rafael Saucedo and the NLCUP

Rafael Saucedo has spent his career advancing the Credit Union Movement and fully-activating his positions to give back and support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the region and the credit union industry.

Celebrating Credit Union Excellence: Nominations Now Open for the GoWest Awards

Credit union award season has officially arrived! Nominations are now open for the 2024 GoWest Awards.   

GoWest Foundation Disaster Relief: Rallying Together in Times of Crisis

The GoWest Foundation Disaster Relief Fund is a demonstration of the cooperative spirit credit unions are known for. Donations to the fund provide support for credit unions, employees, and volunteers impacted by natural disasters.

Unveiling the Power of BI: Credit Unions Invited to Gain Insight May 16 in Denver

Whether you’re just getting started or you’re fine-tuning your BI strategy, Denver-area credit unions are invited to join GoWest and Trellance on May 16 for one of two in-person training sessions being offered.

Credit Unions Accept Founders Award from CMN Hospitals

On Wednesday, April 10, the Credit Unions for Kids National Advisory Board accepted the Founders Award from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals on behalf of the credit union industry.

Unitus Community Credit Union Donates $20,000 to Local Nonprofits through the Member Impact Fund

Unitus Community Credit Union, in partnership with Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines), is pleased to announce that Community Vision and DevNW will each receive $10,000 grants.

Executive@Skamania 2024

Executives@Skamania: Where Leaders Build the Future

GoWest is once again gathering top performing credit union leaders from across all six states, as well as valued partners, for a great opportunity to connect and collaborate.

Pueblo Area Chapter of Credit Unions Raises Donations and Awareness for Kids at 3rd Annual Cornhole Tournament

The Pueblo Area Chapter of Credit Unions proudly hosted its 3rd Annual Cornhole Tournament, bringing together local credit unions, vendor partners, and community stakeholders for a day of friendly competition and philanthropy.

Heritage Grove Credit Union Helps Replant Oregon Forests

This spring, Heritage Grove Credit Union staff joined Oregon Department of Forestry employees and Career Technology Education Center students to plant trees and continue the restoration of areas affected by the 2020 area wildfires.

Envisant Announces Curql II Fund

This strategic partnership broadens credit union access to extensive product and service discounts in emerging technologies.

NCUA 2024 Community Development Revolving Loan Fund Grant Applications Open May 1

The NCUA recently announced that Low-Income Designated Credit Unions eligible for the Community Development Revolving Loan Fund grants in 2024 can apply between May 1 and July 1. 

Elevations Credit Union Allies with NAMMBA to Champion Social Impact Lending

Elevations Credit Union announces its recognition as a NAMMBA (National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America) Accredited Social Impact Lender™ (ASIL).

More Than 4,000 Students Take a Bite of Reality for #CUYouthMonth

As we celebrate #CUYouthMonth and Financial Literacy Month this April, credit unions are stepping up to showcase their commitment to financial education by hosting 36 (and counting!) Bite of Reality Fairs that will impact more than 4,000 high school students.

First Tech Federal Credit Union Bolsters Support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Launches Java4Kids Program

First Tech Federal Credit Union is now providing Java4Kids coffee in its Hillsboro corporate headquarters. All proceeds generated will be donated to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Gesa Credit Union Partners with Tacoma Public Schools to Launch New Fundraising Affinity Card Benefitting Local Students

Gesa Credit Union has announced its partnership with Tacoma Public Schools to launch its Affinity Debit Card Program, which raises funds for programs benefitting local students.

CapEd Credit Union Invests in Idaho Families With the YMCA

The Downtown Boise YMCA’s vision of a state-of-the-art community hub took a significant step forward with the unveiling of a $5 million donation from CapEd Credit Union.

NCUA Released Capital Stress Test Scenarios, So What Now?

The NCUA released stress test scenarios to ensure larger credit unions can continue safe and sound operations in the event of a severe recession.

Solarity Credit Union Fills Critical Need at Selah Naches Food Bank

Solarity Credit Union teamed up with the Selah Naches Food Bank to collect desperately needed non-perishable food items and toiletries.

Gesa Credit Union Opens First Branch in Post Falls, Idaho

Gesa Credit Union extends its commitment to the local heroes, students, educators, businesses, and communities of Post Falls.

Mid Oregon Receives Third Crystal Performance Award

Mid Oregon Credit Union received a 2023 Crystal Performance Award from Raddon.