The Illinois Credit Union Foundation (ICU Foundation) is the outward expression of the “People Helping People” philosophy of the credit union movement. This not-for-profit charitable organization promotes the self-help ideals of credit unions through grants, scholarships and cooperative partnerships. Since 1978, the ICU Foundation has provided more than $3.5 million to support Illinois credit unions and their members.
Scholarships & Grants
Credit union staff and volunteers may apply for scholarships for their professional development. Illinois credit unions and chapters can apply to four grant programs.
The ICU Foundation is funded entirely by voluntary contributions. Find out how to donate, which helps the Foundation assist the needs of credit unions and their communities.
The ICU Foundation is a not-for-profit charitable organization which promotes the ideals of credit unions through scholarships, grants and cooperative partnerships.
From left to right, front row: Lou Bicanic, Midwest Members CU; John Fiore, Andigo CU; Ann Dubie, NuMark CU; Janet Francoeur, Riverside Community CU; Brad Bergmooser, Baxter CU
From left to right, back row: Thor Dolan, Illinois Community CU; Mike Lee, KCT CU; John Hansen, Rockford Bell CU; Matt McCombs, Vibrant CU; Tom Lex, Heartland CU; Tom Pierce, Midwest Operating Engineers CU