Administered by the Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates and CUNA, the Louise Herring, Dora Maxwell and Alphonse Desjardins awards programs are a wonderful way for credit unions to showcase all the great things they do for their members and their communities. For a list of specific submission questions/responses, visit the individual award pages below. Nominations are currently being judged for national level winners to be announced at the CUNA GAC in 2019.
The purpose of this award is to promote credit union philosophy by formally recognizing credit unions that demonstrate in an extraordinary way the practical application of that philosophy for their members.
The purpose of this is award is to promote social responsibility among credit unions by formally recognizing their community service achievements.
Alphonse Desjardins was a credit union pioneer who was instrumental in forming the Canadian and U.S. credit union movements. Besides helping to found the first credit unions in Canada and the U.S., Desjardins pioneered youth savings clubs and in-school "banks, known as caisses scolaires. This award honors leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of youth and adult financial literacy.Go to main navigation