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National Credit Union Foundation

Ignite.Inspire.Respond

aka The Foundation   |   Madison, WI   |  http://www.ncuf.coop

Mission

The National Credit Union Foundation is the charitable arm of the U.S. credit union movement. Our mission is to serve as a catalyst to improve people’s financial lives through credit unions.

Ruling year info

1981

Executive Director

Ms. Christiane Gigi Hyland

Main address

4703 Madison Yards Way, Suite 300

Madison, WI 53705 USA

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EIN

39-1383650

NTEE code info

Financial Counseling, Money Management (P51)

Private Grantmaking Foundations (T20)

Economic Development (S30)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

At the National Credit Union Foundation, we help credit unions improve the financial health and well-being of their staff and members by providing knowledge, tools and resources.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Ignite

Ignite credit unions to place employee, member and community financial well-being at the center of their strategy by funding catalytic grants, holding convenings, offering resources and tools to ignite credit unions to center their strategy on financial well-being for all.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Inspire credit unions to leverage their cooperative values to reinforce an organizational culture that empowers and motivates employees by celebrating, developing, and helping retain talent at credit unions by offering education and engagement opportunities that align purpose with action.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Respond when disaster strikes and helping credit unions increase their business resiliency through the cooperative value of "people helping people" by assisting the credit union community to continue serving members when disaster strikes through fundraising, grant making and resources.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Awards

Excellence in Fundraising 2005

AFP

U.S. Gold President’s Volunteer Service Award 2017

Junior Achievement National

US Gold Presiden'ts Volunteer Service Award 2018

Junior Achievement National

Diamond Award 2016

CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of participants attending course/session/workshop

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

This number includes attendees of the Credit Union Development Education Program CUDE), those who have gone through Exploring Why Workshops, and other sessions conducted on financial health.

Number of program graduates

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Inspire

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

Number of graduates from the Foundation's Credit Union Development Education (DE) Program

Total dollars distributed for disaster relief

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Respond

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

Disaster relief dollars given to help credit union people get back on their feet and serve members.

Total dollar amount of grants awarded

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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National Credit Union Foundation

Board of directors
as of 05/17/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Teresa Campbell

San Diego County Credit Union

Term: 2019 - 2024

Jim Nussle

Credit Union National Association

Teresa Campbell

San Diego County Credit Union

Howard Spencer

Northland Area FCU

Robert Cashman

Metro Credit Union

John Sackett

Royal Credit Union

Brett Thompson

Wisconsin Credit Union League

Dean Young

PSCU

David Birky

Interra Credit Union

Patrick Pierce

City & County Credit Union

Dan Kampen

Bellco Credit Union

Jenny Vipperman

VyStar Credit Union

Creighton Blackwell

Coastal Credit Union

Christine Cordell

Hiway Credit Union

Nader Moghaddam

Financial Partners Credit Union

Melanie Murphy

Illionois Credit Union League

Lily Newfarmer

Tarrant County Credit Union

Gerry Singleton

CUNA Mutual

David Snodgrass

Lake Trust Credit Union

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 5/17/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Multi-Racial/Multi-Ethnic (2+ races/ethnicities)
Gender identity
Female

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data