It is important to us to make a difference in the lives of the individuals and families who use our credit union—and the community we share. Serving Colorado’s three largest school districts—Denver Public Schools, Douglas County Schools and Jeffco Public Schools—Westerra is committed to furthering financial education and supporting community initiatives:
These free financial education resources help young people learn to make safe and smart financial decisions. You’ll find information for students and parents—and classroom modules for high school teachers:
Information Edge - Consumer information on car buying, mortgage options, credit, debt and much more!
Young Adults - Articles and advice to help prevent young adults and college students from being “fooled” into poor financial decisions.
FoolProof Solo - Puts you in charge of both your money and your credit. Learn to make wise decisions based on facts.
FoolProof for Parents - Help your teenage children learn to manage a checking account and use credit responsibly.
FoolProof for High Schools - Features online modules, self-grading tests, and support materials for nine 45-minute classroom sessions.
Teachers can learn more about the program here
Your School, Your Money Fundraising Program
Your School, Your Money is a financial awareness and fundraising program that helps school sports and activities raise money to cover unfunded expenses while helping students learn about saving money and making smart financial choices.
School Grant Program
The Westerra Credit Union School Grant Program strives to enhance students’ learning experiences by providing for items such as art supplies, sports fees and equipment, after school programs, workbooks or other programs your school determines most beneficial.
Denver Public Schools Grant Program Application
Douglas County Schools Grant Program Application
Jeffco Public Schools Grant Program Application
If you are a teacher interested in having a Westerra representative come and talk to your classroom about checking, savings, budgeting or many other topics, please contact us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colorado Rapids Community Partnership
At Westerra, we believe more can be accomplished by working together—and our partnership with the Colorado Rapids provides many opportunities for us to make a difference through community, youth and educational initiatives, including the Colorado Rapids Academy.
Learn more about the Colorado Rapids