Press Releases

  • Dec 23
    Herndon, Va. (December 23, 2016) –Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation (NWFCU Foundation) is accepting applications for their 2017 Scholarship program. NWFCU Foundation is positioned to award $100,000 to deserving students who demonstrate leadership, dedication and commitment in school, at home and in the community. Scholarships are divided into three categories, one of which does not require applicants to be members. Applications close on March 31, 2017.Since its inception in 2005, NWFCUmore...
  • Dec 08
    Herndon, Va. (December 8, 2016) – The NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, was honored this past week during the Washington Business Journal 2016 Corporate Philanthropy Awards as 13th on the business journal’s list of Largest Corporate Philanthropists – Midsize Companies ranked by giving.The Foundation’s Executive Director, Alexzandra Shade, accepted the award a week before the Foundation participated in the international #GivingTuesday event, celebrating themore...
  • Nov 18
    Herndon, Va. (November 18, 2016) – As part of Northwest Federal Credit Union’s commitment to supporting the communities its members live in, the credit union recently held a “Go Green”  campaign advocating environmental responsibility. For every member who switched from paper statements to eStatements, or signed up for eStatements when opening their credit union account during the campaign, Northwest Federal donated a dollar to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. 2,652 members chosemore...
  • Nov 14
    Herndon, Va. (November 14, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union employees recently held a fundraising lunch for the Virginia Credit Union Political Action Committee (VACUPAC), an organization dedicated to supporting Virginia politicians who champion credit unions. Employees held the fundraiser on International Credit Union Day and raised $1,000 for the organization.“On International Credit Union Day we wanted to find a way to give back to the credit union movement,” said Northwest Federal’smore...
  • Nov 01
    Herndon, Va. (November 1, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union’s newest community partner is the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), an organization dedicated to building the geospatial intelligence community, advancing the tradecraft, and accelerating innovation. USGIF is located near the Credit Union’s headquarters, but serves a national community through its workshops, events, scholarships and publications.“Our partnership with USGIF aligns with our mission tomore...
  • Oct 25
    Herndon, Va. (October 25, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union recently held its annual “Pink Day” in support of breast cancer awareness. Employees gathered to take their annual Pink Day photo, acknowledging those in their lives who have been affected by the disease. The Credit Union made a donation to Step Sisters, a local organization providing breast cancer patients with transport to treatment, house cleaning services, meals, and more.Combined with its annual health fair, the Credit Unionmore...
  • Oct 17
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NWFCU Foundation held its 2nd annual Neon Night Glow Run on Saturday, September 24th with over 225 runners for the 5K and 1-mile fun run races. The routes traversed parts of the WO&D and Runnymeade trails, ending back at Northwest Federal Credit Union for post-race entertainment, prizes for the best costumes and more. The family-friendly event raised money for the Foundation’s annual Night of Magic , which givesmore...
  • Sep 30
    Herndon, Va. (September 30, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union supported one of its partner schools, Herndon High, with a donation to their PRIDE program, which recognizes students who model positive, community-oriented behavior. The program began four years ago and has made a substantial difference in the school culture, decreasing discipline referrals and providing countless opportunities for character development.“We’re proud to be a part of Herndon High School’s initiative to recognizemore...
  • Sep 26
    Herndon, Va. (September 26, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union was honored to be the Bronze Sponsor of the Swing for Soldiers 2016 golf tournament held on September 16th at the Bull Run Golf Club in Haymarket, Va., hosted by Best Value Technology, Inc., a business member of the Credit Union.The event supported the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run, a place for ill and injured service men and women residing at local military hospitals to go with their families as a respite from the hospitalmore...
  • Sep 23
    Herndon, Va. (September 23, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union strengthened its partnership with Special Olympics Virginia by sponsoring the Dulles Day 5K/10K on the Runway on September 17th, a race held in conjunction with the annual Dulles Day event. Northwest employees ran in the race that raises funds to support over 27,000 Special Olympics Virginia athletes.“As part of our field of membership, Special Olympics Virginia provides Northwest Federal with new and meaningful ways for themore...