Press Releases

  • Jun 14
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm, the NWFCU Foundation, recently awarded $150,000 in scholarships to college-bound individuals, including $20,000 to Northern Virginia Community College for their “Lifeline Grant,” an emergency relief fund for students on their campuses. “It is our privilege to award these outstanding students $5,000 each to assist them in pursuing their higher education goals,” said Executivemore...
  • May 23
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union recently opened its second branch in Loudoun County, Virginia, in the heart of the historic Town of Middleburg. The grand opening celebration was attended by representatives of the Loudoun County and Dulles Regional Chambers of Commerce, the Middleburg Town Council, and local businesses. Jeff Bentley, President and CEO of Northwest Federal, thanked the Town of Middleburg for the warm welcome Northwestmore...
  • May 21
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union recently introduced their new Financial Wellness Program by conducting a free seminar at the Herndon Senior Center in Herndon, Virginia. During the presentation, “Preventing Identity Theft and Fraud,” attendees learned from a member of Northwest Federal’s Fraud Mitigation Team how to avoid scams, navigate the internet, and better manage their personal and financial information. “Senior citizensmore...
  • Apr 03
    Northwest Federal Credit Union announced Monday, April 1, 2019 that Constellation Federal Credit Union (CFCU) members voted to merge the two credit unions effective July 1, 2019. The merger agreement was previously approved by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) in February.   The combined credit union will operate under the Northwest Federal brand, headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. Northwest Federal’s President and CEO Jeff Bentley will continue as CEO of themore...
  • Jan 22
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union’s President and CEO, Jeff Bentley, was recently appointed to the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors. Northwest Federal opened its first branch in Maryland on November 5th, 2018 in Rockville. “I am honored to be appointed to the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors to connect with the businesses surrounding our newestmore...
  • Dec 31
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union donated $10,000 to resurface exercise runs for shared kennels at the Friends of Homeless Animals (FOHA) shelter as their final donation for 2018 under the umbrella of Transforming Lives through Acts of We. FOHA, a community partner of the credit union, has been in operation since 1973 focusing on the rescue and placement of homeless dogs and cats in the Northern Virginia and Washington DCmore...
  • Dec 18
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union donated $1,000 to community partners as a part of their Choose Your Path Then Choose One of Ours Campaign. For every new checking account opened September 1 through November 30, 2018, Northwest Federal donated $2 to the non-profit organization selected by the member. Members chose a non-profit organization from one of Northwest Federal’s four community outreach paths -more...
  • Dec 18
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union was recognized as a Best Place to Work for Commuters at the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting on December 5th. The Best Workplaces for Commuters designation awards employers who have excelled in implementing sustainable and flexible commuter programs such as ridesharing, transit benefits, biking and walking, teleworking, alternate work schedules and othermore...
  • Dec 14
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union was presented with the Stars Over Dulles Award for Financial Leader by the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce on December 5th. The award recognizes businesses in the Dulles area that are industry and community leaders, delivering exceptional service and value to customers or members, and offering a unique approach to the financial industry. “I am honored to accept thismore...
  • Nov 30
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NWFCU Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, celebrated #GivingTuesday with a week of giving back to the community and a $10,000 donation to Sterling Middle School in support of the school's AVID Program. The funds donated will be used to support the NWFCU Foundation's new education initiative, titled Aspire Higher. The donation will provide 55 middle school students with opportunitiesmore...