New Release 03 07 2018


OCUF Outstanding Corporate Achievement Award

March 7, 2018

(Oakville, Ontario) Ontario Credit Union Foundation announced the 2018 Outstanding Corporate Achievement Award is open for submissions. This award is presented annually by the Ontario Credit Union Foundation to a member credit union in recognition of their contribution to the community.

We recognize those whose investment in the community is above normal expectations in one or more of the following ways: a single project or program supported financially or otherwise during the preceding year, an ongoing pattern or record of community investment continuing over an extended period through to and including the preceding calendar year, or a major new activity, program or commitment started during the preceding calendar year.

Board Chair Dan Coldwell from PACE commented, “Credit unions in Ontario have a long history of supporting their communities in meaningful and unique ways. The Foundation is proud to help highlight these contributions and celebrate the award in front of their peers.” The award is presented at the Foundations annual general meeting on May 2nd in conjunction with the Central 1 conference at the Sheraton Centre Toronto.

The recipient organization must be a member of the Ontario Credit Union Foundation. Submission deadline is 4 pm on April 13, 2018.

Past Recipients
2017  Community First / Your Neighbourhood
2016  Alterna Savings
2016  FirstOntario
2015  Windsor Family Credit Union
2014  DUCA Credit Union
2013  Mennonite Savings & CU
2012  Prosperity ONE Credit Union
2011  Kawartha Credit Union
2010  Teacher Credit Union
2009  Libro Financial Group
2008  Meridian Credit Union
2007  Kingston Community Credit Union
2006  Hald-Nor Credit Union
2005  Alterna Credit Union
2004  Oshawa Community Credit Union
2003  Caisse Populaire de Hearst
2002  Sudbury Credit Union

Download the 2018 Corporate Achievement Award Nomination Form

Clayton Shold, Executive Director, OCUF | toll-free: 1.844.241.0283

Over the past 38 years the Ontario Credit Union Foundation (OCUF) has supported credit unions and co-operatives with their philanthropic giving in communities across Ontario. The Foundation is like private and local community foundations in that it administers funds created by donors for specific charitable purposes. In addition to the 45 funds OCUF manages, they maintain a general fund used for their main charitable activity, the support of youth education and leadership.