News Release: Indiana credit unions are recognized with statewide awards

October 29, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Credit Union League has honored credit unions for their achievement in the areas of community service, credit union philosophy in action and excellence in delivering financial literacy content. These awards are named for credit union pioneers in each of the areas. Those credit union entries receiving first place honors in their asset size category in Indiana were forwarded on to the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) national competition. National winners will be recognized in early 2019.

The following credit unions, in varying asset sizes, received awards at the League’s statewide convention on October 12. A video that features projects from these credit unions is available here.

Dora Maxwell Award for Social Responsibility/Community Service

  • First place, Financial Health FCU, Indianapolis, less than $50 million
  • First place, Encompass FCU, Tipton, $50-250 million
  • Second place, Indiana State University FCU, Terre Haute, $50-250 million
  • Honorable Mention, Afena FCU, Marion, $50-250 million
  • First place, Financial Center First CU, Indianapolis, $250 million-$1 billion
  • Second place, Heritage FCU, Newburgh, $250-$1 billion
  • Honorable Mention, Crane CU, Odon, $250 million-$1 billion
  • First place, FORUM CU, Fishers, $1 billion or more
  • Second place, Evansville Teachers FCU, Evansville, $1 billion or more
  • Honorable Mention, Indiana Members CU, Indianapolis, $1 billion or more
  • Honorable Mention, Interra CU, Elkhart, $1 billion or more
  • Honorable Mention, Elements Financial FCU, Indianapolis, $1 billion or more

Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award

  • First place, Harvester Financial CU, Indianapolis, $50-250 million
  • First place, Financial Center FCU, $250 million - $1 billion

Alphonse Desjardins Award for Excellence in Youth Financial Literacy

  • First place, Financial Center First CU, Indianapolis, $250 million - $1 billion
  • Second place, Heritage FCU, Newburgh, $250-$1 billion

Alphonse Desjardins Award for Excellence in Adult Financial Literacy

  • First place, Financial Center First CU, Indianapolis, $50-250 million