2020 Gala Donations

One of the many surprises that 2020 has thrown at us is the cancelation of our Foundation Awards Gala. This is one of our favorite times of the year as we deeply enjoy coming together to celebrate our credit unions and the many leaders in our three states. Historically, the … Read More

Credit Union Leadership in Action Grant Applications are now open

Give your credit union’s leadership development initiatives a kick start!  The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation has now opened its call for proposals for this year’s Leadership in Action Grant.  The deadline for submission is November 3, 2020.  Just click here to download and application and while your there take … Read More

Foundation Star Gala Announcement

Throughout the past several months, the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation has closely monitored the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the guidance provided by health officials, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Following careful consideration and discussions with the Board, we have … Read More

2020 Credit Union Leaders Master’s Scholarship

The Credit Union Movement is one of constant change and innovation. True leaders in this industry are the ones looking to the future with strategic vision and creative solutions – and they never stop learning. For those who have embraced credit union philosophy and have dedicated their careers to the … Read More

Thank you to Golf Tournament Donors

A Debt of Gratitude At the height of the CVOID-19 crises, The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation had to cancel its annual golf tournament and potentially lose some of the most generous fundraising resources we experience each year.  However, and with much gratitude, many of our golf sponsors decided to … Read More

Helping Pandemic Victims Back

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it was quickly evident that it was not going to be your average crisis. As the reality of both the health and financial impacts began to set in, credit unions rushed to the forefront of the financial situation and set about putting plans and programs … Read More

How the Brayman-Beach Scholarship Supports Colorado Credit Unions and Colorado Students

The Brayman-Beach Scholarship was established in the spirit of supporting local communities through helping young members achieve their dream of higher education. The scholarship is named after Susan J. Brayman and Carroll D. Beach, leaders who devoted their professional careers to furthering the success of Colorado’s Credit Unions. Their deep … Read More

Why Mentorship is Essential to Growth

Important Insights from Two Credit Union Leaders Who Have Completed the Foundation Mentorship Program. The purpose of The Center for Credit Union Leadership’s Mentor Program is to connect Credit Union professionals with a mentor that will meet them where they are now and help them get to where they want to go. … Read More

Community Choice Credit Union is Awarded the Leadership in Action Grant!

Here’s how they plan to use the Grant for long term growth. In order for the credit union movement to grow and thrive, it’s imperative that we are committed to investing in the development of our leaders. The Foundation promotes credit union leadership development through a variety of structured scholarships … Read More

5 Big Mistakes to Avoid in Your Talent Review

By Karin Hurt and David Dye A talent review done well, gives you a brilliant competitive advantage for your credit union, ensuring you have the continuity you need to serve your members well today and in the future. Poorly executed, at best it’s a waste of time, and can wreak … Read More