Leadership in Action

Leadership in Action

Canvas Credit Union (formerly Public Service Credit Union) was awarded the Foundation’s Leadership in Action Grant earlier this year, affording them the opportunity to create a program they’ve titled Leading with Purpose. At its core, the program seeks to help employees connect their work to the unique intrinsic drivers that motivate them to achieve more and be […]

Invitation to Apply for the Credit Union Leader Master’s Scholarship

Invitation to Apply for the Credit Union Leader Master’s Scholarship

A few weeks ago, I wrote that “Leadership = inertia”.  Leadership is about moving forward, constantly learning, growing, clearing new ground, and charting new courses. Leaders are trailblazers, which is exactly what we need them to be. The Foundation is focused on programs that assist Credit Union leaders who want to more fully embrace their […]

The Brayman-Beach Scholarship

The Brayman-Beach Scholarship

Benefiting Colorado students, families, and communities For many young adults, getting a college degree requires more than showing up to class and studying hard. Every year, they must contend with a financial gap between what they can afford to pay and what their tuition actually costs. That financial gap is why opportunities like the Brayman-Beach […]

Announcing the Credit Union Leader Master’s Scholarship

Announcing the Credit Union Leader Master’s Scholarship

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. The Foundation exists because leadership is essential to the growth and success of the Credit Union Industry. As a cooperative, we must own […]

How to Inspire Loyalty

How to Inspire Loyalty

Loyalty is an important part of any organization’s culture, and like so many other aspects of a healthy work environment, its development rests largely on the shoulders of its leaders. A strong sense of loyalty can reduce turnover, encourage everyone to work hard and give their best, and promote a higher level of customer service. […]

Belfast or Bust!

Belfast or Bust!

For the past few years, the Gary Plank Scholarship has allowed the Foundation to send three young professionals and volunteers, one from each of our three states, to the World Credit Union Conference. This year, the Foundation has also afforded the same opportunity to a Development Educator. We are so pleased to announce this year’s […]

A New Opportunity to Attend the World Credit Union Conference This Year

A New Opportunity to Attend the World Credit Union Conference This Year

For the past few years, the Gary Plank Scholarship has allowed the Foundation to send three young professionals and volunteers, one from each of our three states, to the World Credit Union Conference. Named in honor of Gary Plank, a retired Arizona League President, the scholarship program is a remarkable opportunity for recipients who show […]