At Westerra, we don’t just bank in our communities, we live here, too, so we are committed to ensuring a bright and healthy future. We invite you to take some time to learn more about how our initiatives give back every day. For additional data and information, take a look at our most recent Annual Report.
Founded in 2022, Westerra Cares combines corporate giving and employee volunteerism to focus on education, financial literacy and community basics.
2022 School Grant Program
Westerra Credit Union funds $50,000 annually to our educators in Colorado school districts through our School Grant Program. We welcome Westerra members who are educators serving Early Childhood Education through Grade 12th in any Colorado school district to apply. The application period has ended for 2022.
Westerra Credit Union Scholarship Program
Westerra Credit Union’s scholarship supports graduating high school seniors who are continuing their educational journey through two- or four-year universities or trade schools. Scholarships are provided by trusted community partners.
The Westerra Cares Program
In 2022, 198 unique Westerra staff members participated in this program, volunteering a total of 1,232 hours with a total value of $42,614.88 (based on Westerra’s salary average). The top three areas staff supported were community basics (73%), financial literacy (18%) and education (9%). Additionally, monetary contributions through Westerra corporate donations and employee giving supported several areas of the communities we serve.