The Minnesota Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce recent grant recipients for the Financial & Audit Professionals Grant and GAC scholarships.
Financial & Audit Professionals Grant: Lindsey Dow, Accounting Associate, and Alex Nyberg Accounting Specialist at NorthRidge Community Credit Union are the recipients of the 2021 Financial & Audit Professionals Grant. Funding from the Financial & Audit Professionals Grant program is intended to cover or defray the costs for credit union professionals and/or volunteers to attend timely and accurate educational events, conferences and seminars on financial and audit-related topics.
The Financial & Audit Professionals Grant Fund was established in 2014 through a generous contribution from Rich Gabrielson, a CPA who worked with Minnesota credit union supervisory committees, boards of directors and management throughout his 36-year career. Gabrielson retired from CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP at the end of 2013. The grant is available annually, with applications open in November of each year.
GAC Scholarships: The GAC Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to credit union staff and/or volunteers who are members of the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) and wish to participate in CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference. The following applicants were awarded scholarships:
For more information on professional development grant opportunities, visit www.mncufoundation.org.
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