Indiana Members CU Donates $10,000 to Ovar'coming Together
Dedicated to sharing the positive impact credit unions have on people and their communities.
Western Cooperative CU Delivers Easter Baskets to Local Nursing Home
Dedicated to sharing the positive impact credit unions have on people and their communities.
CSE Federal CU Donates $25,000 to the Alliance Foundation
Dedicated to sharing the positive impact credit unions have on people and their communities.
Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union Awards $1,500 to Adam Keenan Foundation, Inc.
Dedicated to sharing the positive impact credit unions have on people and their communities.
Black Hills FCU Supports Local Charities
Dedicated to sharing the positive impact credit unions have on people and their communities.

National CU Foundation Awards $40,000 in Grants to Support Financial Health

The National Credit Union Foundation has approved eight Bite of Reality App Grants totaling $40,000 to help credit union organizations bring additional scale and reach to the reality fair experience. 

The RMJ Foundation developed a Bite of Reality App to modernize Reality Fairs and add technology to the in-person fair experience, allowing students to use their mobile phone or tablet during the fair in place of pen and paper.

The Bite of Reality App replaces student materials - notebooks, calculators, pencils, checkbooks, and worksheets – while still requiring the students to engage with the volunteers and navigate the hard sales environment that is integral to the reality fair experience.

The credit union organizations receiving grants include:

  • Heartland Credit Union Charitable Foundation, Kan. and Mo.
  • Illinois Credit Union Foundation, Ill.
  • Indiana Credit Union Foundation, Ind.
  • Michigan Credit Union Foundation, Mich.
  • Northwest Credit Union Foundation, Idaho, Ore. and Wash.
  • Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation, Pa.
  • Royal CU, Eau Claire, Wis.
  • Summit CU, Greensboro, N.C.

“The Foundation has seen first-hand the profound effectiveness of Reality Fairs for over ten years,” said Danielle Brown, engagement director at the Foundation. “We are proud to fund these organizations to bring technology, additional scale and reach to the reality fair experience through the Bite of Reality App.”


SHARE YOUR STORY

Have a story about the social impact of your Credit Union? We'd love to hear it!

CU SOCIAL GOOD MAP

What kind of social impact are credit unions in your area making?

CALL US TODAY! 701.250.3966

Send A Message

Emp Email


CUsocialGood is a division of the Credit Union Association of the Dakotas.
design & programming by Armor Interactive