Foundation Focus - news from HCUCF 

Our quarterly Foundation Focus covers the latest stories from grant recipients, events to support HCUCF, news from our partners and more. Subscribe by visiting your profile and choosing "Foundation" in your communication preferences.



Payroll deduction donors rock!

Posted on 6/8/2022
Payroll deduction gives your team an easy way to support the industry and give back to the community. It’s voluntary, feels great, and it’s tax-deductible.


Using debit fees for impact

Posted on 6/8/2022
Azura Credit Union (Topeka, KS) has a Community Impact Card Program that is available to all checking accounts free of charge. This card allows members to select a charity to earn $0.05 each time the card is used to make a purchase.


Party with a purpose at the Bash

Posted on 6/7/2022
The party of the year is coming back, live and in person, September 15 at the Foundation Bash!


Volt Women's Build for Habitat for Humanity

Posted on 3/23/2022
Volt Credit Union worked with Habitat for Humanity to host three build days with staff and members to build a home. This campaign focused specifically on empowering women with a tagline of “give a woman a power tool & she will change the world.”


Use bottom line surplus to fund future charitable giving

Posted on 12/8/2021
This year, if you are experiencing a surplus to the bottom line on your income statement, or perhaps received a repayment from the corporate credit union stabilization fund, you might consider investing in your credit union’s future charitable giving


Leon's legacy continues to grow

Posted on 12/8/2021
Thanks to the generous family of Leon G. Kusnetzky and so many of you, since 2017 more than $120,000 has been raised and invested in the work of small credit unions through grants and professional development scholarships.


Credit union helps refugees learn about American financial system

Posted on 12/8/2021
Credit Union of America is partnering with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to teach refugees about the American financial system and budgeting.


Taking steps to engage Spanish-speaking community

Posted on 12/8/2021
Heartland Credit Union (HCU) (Hutchinson, KS) is partnering with Coopera Consulting to expand their efforts to the Spanish-speaking community with the support of a Community Development grant from the Foundation along with a grant from NCUF.


Apply soon! 2022 grant deadlines and streamlined new application process

Posted on 12/8/2021
The foundation is looking forward to helping support all of the wonderful programs that make a difference in the lives of your employees, members and community. Contact Andrea to schedule a time to discuss your projects and submit a grant request.


Foundation Bash was a blast!

Posted on 10/20/2021
This year the Foundation Bash continued the tradition of fun and credit union celebration at a sold-out party with 300 friends! Credit unions from all over Kansas and Missouri came together to reconnect, dance, and donate in style.