This Year’s World Conference May Be Over, But Its Impact Lives On

This Year’s World Conference May Be Over, But Its Impact Lives On

For the past few years, the Gary Plank Scholarship has allowed the Foundation to send four professionals to the World Credit Union Conference. Amongst other factors, the recipients were selected based on a demonstrated commitment to the credit union cooperative model and to further development within the international credit union system. This year’s conference was held in Vienna, […]

Apply Now for Funding to Support Leadership Initiatives at Your Credit Union

Apply Now for Funding to Support Leadership Initiatives at Your Credit Union

A cooperative, values-based leadership approach is at the heart of the Credit Union philosophy. This truth is just one of the reasons why the Foundation was established to support the development of Credit Union leaders. For the Credit Union Movement to grow and thrive, it’s imperative that we have strong, values-based leaders at the helm today […]

Highlights from the 2016 Foundation Impact Report

Highlights from the 2016 Foundation Impact Report

The annual Foundation Impact Report was recently released at the Mountain West Credit Union Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Convention. Since 1982, Mountain West Credit Union Foundation has been working to advance the Credit Union movement through leadership development and initiatives that support the long-term success of credit unions in their communities. Here is a […]

Congratulations to the 2017 Executive Leadership Scholars!

Congratulations to the 2017 Executive Leadership Scholars!

We are proud to introduce this group of elite emerging leaders devoted to the development of ongoing growth and leadership. All Executive Leadership Scholars are selected using a comprehensive process including application submission, letters of recommendation, leadership skills assessments, and panel interviews. The program is a five-year journey during which scholars are taught leadership skills, […]

How the Foundation is Supporting Credit Unions Like Yours in 2017

How the Foundation is Supporting Credit Unions Like Yours in 2017

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation exists to advance the Credit Union movement through leadership development and initiatives that support the long-term success of credit unions in their communities. But, what does that mean specifically? How is the Foundation accomplishing these tasks? And, even more important, is your Credit Union taking full advantage of the […]

Looking Back and Surging Forward

Looking Back and Surging Forward

2016 was the most successful and exciting year to date for the Mountain West Credit Union Foundation. We saw growth and expansion within each of the Foundation’s programs and initiatives, including fundraising efforts that will allow us to do even more good in 2017. In an effort to gain some insight about the Foundation’s impact […]

The Chief Executive Institute, 2016

The Chief Executive Institute, 2016

A Look Back The Chief Executive Institute, a leadership development program for newly seated CEO’s or successors, has concluded its inaugural year with nine participants. Founded by The Center for Credit Union Leadership, the program is designed to deepen decision-making and problem-solving skills, and cultivate leaders’ ability to operate strategically within volatile, uncertain, complex, and […]