The Credit Union Foundation is the charitable organization focused on the long-term success of credit unions in their community.  We accomplish our work through professional development scholarships, academic scholarships, affordable financial services grants, credit union development grants and public financial education grants.

Our History

Established as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the Foundation was created to support professional development through scholarships to credit union volunteers, management and staff.  Today, our programs have grown to include academic scholarships to credit union members and grants that assist credit unions in providing affordable financial services, credit union development and public financial education.  

We have disbursed funds to non-profit organizations, credit unions, credit union personnel and credit union members in the furtherance of our mission. This funding touches hundreds of lives each year and we continue to make inroads towards a future of personal financial freedom for everyone in our community.  Our work is made possible by the generous contributions of individuals, credit unions and system partners who help us put “people helping people” into action.

Our Leadership 

John Uchida- Chairman (Space Age FCU, CO)

Judy Auvil- Vice Chair (San Tan CU, AZ)

Jane Prancan- Secretary (Bellco CU, CO)

Marsha Tynsky- Treasurer (Trona Valley Community FCU, WY)

Walt Marx (College Credit Union of Greeley, CO)

Brian Barkdull (American Southwest CU, AZ)

Scott Earl (Mountain West Credit Union Association)

Bob Hoel (Filene Research Institute)

Todd Pearson (Arizona Central CU, AZ)

Tyler Valentine (Laramie Plains Community FCU, WY)

Mike Williams (Colorado Credit Union, CO) 

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