Community initiatives

Contributing to the community

In 2012, Canadian credit unions contributed more than $35.6 million last year to aid in the growth and strength of our communities.

In Alberta, we support our communities through financial donations, volunteerism, services and scholarships for local and international initiatives and charitable organizations.

Current community initiatives

Servus Credit Union contributes $186,412 for rebuilding flooded Alberta communities
Garth Warner, President and CEO of Servus Credit Union, announced a total donation of $186,412 to Alberta communities devastated by floods in 2013. Read more.

ACCA Cooperative Youth Leadership program

Alberta credit unions will be spending teenage member -owners to the Alberta Community and Cooperative Association (ACCA) Co-operative Leadership Cam. Read more.

Community Vision Award, First Calgary Financial

Each year, First Calgary Financial awards the Community Vision Award to an individual who betters the lives of Calgarians through volunteerism. Nomination deadline is Feburary 21, 2014. Read more.

Drumheller Dino Den, Chinook Credit Union

Entrepreneurs to-be can pitch their business proposal to a panel of local businesses, and perhaps get their business of the ground. Chinook Credit Union has committed $1,000 to this initiative, along with other local businesses. Read more.

The Moonjar Program, Lakeland Credit Union
The Moonjar financial literacy program is an approachable, interactive session that introduces youth to money management. Read more.

Young & Free Alberta, Servus Credit Union

Servus Credit Union is providing 17 to 25 year olds with a head start and a lot of useful information on banking services. Read more

Accelerated Reading and Math Program/FAT CAT® Accelerated Reading Program, Vermilion Credit Union
Vermilion Credit Union sponsors the Clandonald, Mannville, St. Jerome's Separate and Vermilion Elementary schools every school season with funding that's based on their student enrolment within the program. Read more.

Strathmore Thunder PeeWee Squirts sponsor, Chinook Credit Union
Chinook Credit Union is sponsoring the fastball team, the Strathmore Thunder PeeWee Squirts. Read more.

Days of Giving, Alberta Central
Each year, Alberta Central employees give their time, goods and spare change to different non-profit organizations in a week-long event. Read more.