Two credit unions received Financial Education Grants from the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation this fall.
Embarrass Vermillion Federal Credit Union received a grant to partially fund the LSS Financial Choice program for their members. This program will provide all members with financial literacy training to help improve their budgeting skills, increase their credit scores, or purchase their first home, plus one on one professional services provided by LSS.
Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union received a grant to help fund the production of financial literacy videos. Bridges (a resource for schools in Central MN) and MMFCU are partnering to film shortened Financial Education videos for teachers to embed in their online learning or show in class, in lieu of having financial education speakers on site in the classroom.
MnCUF Financial Education Grants support credit unions’ implementation of financial education projects. Applications are evaluated by the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation Board of Directors and evaluated on factors such as credit union value, community impact, collaboration, and creativity. The application period is open so that credit unions may now apply for funding at any time throughout the year. For more information or to apply, visit https://www.mncun.org/apply-for-a-grant.html.
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