Professional development ~ Thinking Creatively

Professional development ~ Thinking Creatively

5 Ways to Inspire Creative Thinking by Dan Finerty, Director of Marketing, MWCUA Creativity should surface and thrive at every level of an organization. Do you agree? The ability to think outside the box and find creative solutions to common and uncommon problems is the foundation for improved decision making that leads to change, transformation, […]

About The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program

About The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program

Where Emerging Credit Union Leaders Learn To Thrive The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation’s Executive Leadership Program is a signature program created to support the training and development of the future leaders of the Credit Union Movement. The subject of effective leadership always sparks an interesting discussion amongst current Credit Union leaders. Credit Union CEO’s […]

Miracle Marathon Kick Off

Credit Unions Across Colorado are on a mission to save kids, and we need your help. Children’s Hospital Colorado treats thousands of kids each year, regardless of their family’s ability to pay. These children are facing a variety of serious ailments, such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, and injuries from accidents. To help raise awareness – […]

Signature Children’s Hospital Sponsorship for Credit Unions

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation board has voted to make credit unions the signature sponsor for a new Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) fundraising event – the Miracle Marathon.  This exciting partnership is made possible through a donation to Children’s Hospital Colorado from the Foundation on behalf of credit unions.  A special thanks goes out […]

Three Scholarships Awarded

2013 Brayman Beach Scholar Selected This year the judging committee for the annual Brayman-Beach scholarship—a $5,000 scholarship given to an outstanding college bound scholar—selected Elevations member Jacob Helleckson.  Jacob is a senior at Paonia Jr-Sr High School and will be attending the University of Colorado, Boulder this fall.  Jacob is a superior student with a […]

Strategic Planning Grants

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation now offers strategic planning grants for your credit union You know strategic planning is important to the long-term success of your credit union but with tight budgets, sometimes it’s hard to plan to… well… plan. With a grant available from the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation, your credit union […]

Two Exciting Scholarship Opportunities

Brayman Beach College Scholarship – Deadline for application March 29, 2013 The Brayman Beach College Scholarship is named in honor of two visionary leaders in the credit union movement, Susan J. Brayman and Carroll Beach. This Scholarship is awarded to Colorado credit union members who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in business. One $5,000 scholarship […]

Save the Date for the 6th annual STAR GALA

This year the 6th annual STAR Gala will be held on Friday September 27, 2013 at Mile High Station.   This year the Gala will be held at Mile High Station—located on Old West Colfax— Mile High Station has a long history in the heart of downtown Denver. The original building, the Midwest Steel and […]

Foundation Launches New Executive Leadership Program

During their January board meeting the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation approved the rollout of the Mountain West Credit Union Executive Leadership program. This new program will provide substantial funding for credit unions in all three states to help them in developing their executive leadership. The program will link some of the most important and […]