VANCOUVER, Wash., November 7, 2022 — iQ Credit Union (iQ), a member-owned, modern-day financial institution based in the Pacific Northwest, has opened its third Oregon branch in Happy Valley. Our new location is located in the Crossroads East shopping center, 13220 SE 172nd Avenue, Suite 168.
Fundraiser exceeded its goal, raising $12,000 to serve the children of Southwest Washington and Oregon through the iQ for Kids Foundation.
iQ’s Digital Tools Allow Members To Apply for Loans Online
Inclusion in 2022 “America’s Best Credit Unions in Each State” Based on Criteria Focused on Customer Satisfaction.
Awards of $1,500 Per Year Support Multiyear Planning Efforts
iQ Credit Union has announced the inaugural recipients of its iQ for Kids three-year grants: Rocksolid Community Teen Center, Assistance League Southwest Washington and YWCA Clark County. The iQ for Kids Foundation has supported not-for-profit organizations that directly impact kids' lives in Southwest Washington and Oregon since the early 1990s, but this is the first time iQ has awarded multiyear grants.
The grant recipients are all local organizations that iQ for Kids has supported for years. The multiyear program is designed to provide additional financial stability while reducing organizations' need to spend time reapplying for donations.
The credit union received an Excellence in HR & Organizational Development award from the Credit Union National Association HR Council
iQ Credit Union, whose 15 branches serve neighborhoods across Southwest Washington and Portland, recently shared with members at the annual meeting the many ways they continued to impact their communities through partnerships, donations, and financial education in 2021.
The credit union donated $528,132 to its communities – $53,930 of which went to 35 non-profit recipients through its very own iQ for Kids foundation, which is funded through employee and member contributions. iQ employees also stepped up by personally contributing 595 volunteer hours to various local causes.
The Vancouver, Wash.,-based credit union partnered with an additional 24 local not-for-profits and 25 community sponsorships through donations, volunteer hours, and event sponsorships. iQ continued its mission of financial education by impacting 4,227 students through 121 local school presentations, financial reality fairs, and their expanding campus branch program. Additionally, 41 Read With Me recipients were awarded over $8,000 in grants for books and literacy programs.
Among other efforts, iQ stayed true to its education roots by awarding five local students with a total of $20,000 in scholarship funds to further their college educations.
Learn more about iQ’s contributions to the community in its annual report.