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Establishing a charitable foundation offers several benefits for credit unions. A foundation can create a larger pool of resources for charitable activities. A foundation also can enhance the reputation of the cooperative in its community and among those it serves. Credit unions interested in standing up their own foundations need look no further than this guide from Callahan & Associates. It's got credit union insights on what it takes to launch, lead, and fund a credit union foundation.
The SECU Foundation relies on personnel and resources from across its parent credit union to increase capacity and visibility.
Funded by members, the SECU Foundation works closely with its vast branch network to balance giving and impact from the mountains to the sea.
Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union redirects incentive payouts on ancillary loan services to contribute to foundation funding.
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The key to any foundation’s success is its ability to expand its coffers.
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Make the answers to these four questions the cornerstones of a nonprofit foundation.