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Elevations CU Donates $80,000 to Support Confidence and Connections

BOULDER, CO — Elevations Credit Union is proud to announce a donation of $80,000 to support Intercambio’s new curriculum, Confidence and Connections.The curriculum provides adult English learners with a safe place to practice and gain confidence, while inspiring new relationships for students and teachers by sharing stories and perspectives with each other.

“This capitalized project is budgeted at $225,000, and when Intercambio brought this need to Elevations, the credit union stepped up,” said Jenny Desmond, Director of Development for Intercambio. “Generous donations like this allow us to do our work on a shoestring budget. Thank you, Elevations, for your commitment to Intercambio’s sustainability!” “

As a local, member-owned financial institution, Elevations is known for the good work it does in the community. “Intercambio is a leader in connecting immigrants in the community. Their work is critical to all of our success,” said Dennis Paul, VP of Community Affairs for Elevations Credit Union. “We are thrilled to support such an important community asset.”


About Elevations Credit Union

Elevations Credit Union is a member-owned not-for-profit financial institution serving Colorado’s Front Range. Elevations provides a broad portfolio of financial products and services including checking and savings accounts, credit cards, auto loans, mortgage loans, home equity loans, student loans, business banking and loans, and financial planning. Founded in 1953 as the U of C Federal Credit Union in Boulder, Elevations has grown from 12 members and less than $100 in assets to an institution with more than 140,000 members that manages more than $2 billion in assets and is the No. 1 credit union mortgage lender in Colorado. In 2014, Elevations earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. In 2015 and 2016, Elevations was named one of the Best Companies to Work for in ColoradoTM. Readers of local newspapers name Elevations “Best Bank/Financial Institution,” “Best Mortgage Lender” and “Best Customer Service” year after year. To learn more, visit elevationscu.com.

About Intercambio

Intercambio is a nonprofit based in Boulder, CO with offices in Boulder, Longmont and Lafayette. The organization provides English language education, resources and training that create meaningful connections, build cultural awareness and inspire confidence. Intercambio has over 800 programs across the country that teach English in the “Intercambio Way.” To learn more, visit intercambio.org.


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