The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Awards Committee just announced the 2021 national level recipients of the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award, and the Desjardins Awards for Financial Education. State Leagues across the nation submit the state-level winners in various asset sizes; these league winners are then considered for the National Awards.
“Congratulations to the 2021 award winners for their outstanding accomplishments. We celebrate the work that each institution has done to promote financial wellbeing within their respective communities,” said CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle. “Each award recipient represents the spirit of what credit unions are all about – people helping people.”
“Dakota Credit Unions are putting their core mission to test every day, doing amazing things to improve the financial lives of their members,” stated Jeff Olson, DakCU President/CEO. “Achieving national recognition and earning first place honors in their respective asset categories speaks volumes to the work that these two Dakota credit unions do in serving their members and advancing their communities. A hearty congratulations and a heartfelt thank you to University FCU and East River FCU for embracing and demonstrating the credit union difference,” he added.
Below are all the national award winners.
The Dora Maxwell Award honors credit unions for outstanding social responsibility projects in their communities. First-place winners for the Dora Maxwell Award include:
The Desjardins Awards honors credit unions, chapters, and leagues for their commitment to both youth and adult financial literacy. First-place winners for the Desjardins Awards include:
Finally, the Louise Herring Award recognizes credit unions that demonstrate the internal application of credit union philosophy to help better financial matters and increase financial education for its members. First-place winners for the Louise Herring Award include:
You can find the full list of winners with detailed award descriptions here.
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