MnCUF Contribution Programs

General Fund Contributions

All contributions to the general fund go to support its grant-making in the areas of financial education, professional development, disaster relief and other projects/initiatives that fit within MnCUF’s mission.

MnCUF accepts personal and corporate contributions at the following levels:

  • Hero                      = $5,000+

  • Champion           = $2,500 - $4,999

  • Guardian             = $1,000 - $2,499

  • Benefactor          = $500 - $999

  • Patron                  = $250 - $400

  • Friend                   = Up to $249



Credit Union Builder Award

The Credit Union Builder Award allows credit unions and organizations to make contributions in honor of or in memory of an individual who has been instrumental in their success. The name of the recipient and the donating credit union are permanently displayed at the Minnesota Credit Union Network office as a tribute to those dedicated to building the credit union movement. MORE INFORMATION.

*Honorarium and Memoriam contributions of $1,000 or more qualify for the Credit Union Builder Award

Community Investment Fund

Credit unions can contribute to the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation by investing in the National Credit Union Foundation’s (The Foundation) Community Investment Fund (CIF). Established in 1999, credit unions investing in the CIF receive 50 percent of the return, and the remaining 50 percent is split evenly between the MnCUF and the The Foundation. MORE INFORMATION.


Financial Literacy 5K

A 5K walk/run including a kids’ fun run held each summer. This event is primarily supported through vendor sponsorships and also through registrations. The 2015 event drew nearly 300 credit union staff, financial education supporters, and running enthusiasts. All money raised goes to support the financial education grants program. MORE INFORMATION.



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The Minnesota Credit Union Foundation, Inc., St. Paul, Minn., is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. For tax purposes, your contribution may be tax-deductible.

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