85 Years of Changing Lives

We’re creating ways to help all of the individuals in our communities thrive, with a special focus on advancing opportunities for quality education, employment, and housing. These stories highlight some of the ways we’re working to make a difference.

Community Impact News

Community Impact News

UFCU Erases NSF Fees and Other Barriers to Banking

We’ve done away with NSF fees for all accounts while putting membership within reach of people who don’t have access to trustworthy financial services.

UFCU Partner Foundation Communities Offers Free Tax Prep

UFCU is proud to partner with Foundation Communities, a local nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable homes and free support services, including tax prep through Prosper Tax Help. If you meet the income requirements, they can help.

Texas One Stop on UT Campus: A Tribute to Two Longhorn Traditions

UFCU chose to showcase the infamous “Drag” and UT’s campus lifestyle in the Texas One Stop Home of UFCU Lounge.

UFCU Joins DECA Alliance in Promoting Economic Equity

Learn about DECA, a UFCU-supported alliance to address inequalities in how wealth is created and shared in minor communities.

Six of Nation’s Top Latino Mortgage Originators at UFCU

The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® named several UFCU loan officers as 2022 Top 250 US Latino Mortgage Originators Awards.

Networking with Purpose

Our Southpark Meadows branch recently hosted a “Mission Mixer,” a fun networking opportunity for area nonprofits and businesses.

UFCU and ACC Create $5M Scholarship Fund & Announce Community Pavilion

UFCU is pleased to announce a new $5 million scholarship endowment to benefit students at Austin Community College District (ACC).

UFCU Expands Spanish-Language Services

UFCU’s award-winning lending team is making every effort to put home ownership in reach for every Member, including those who do not claim English as their native language.

Member Stories

Member Stories

Keeping the Community Moving

Helping people move forward is Kyle Clark’s mission, whether mentoring students as an assistant dean or getting people up and dancing as DJ Motivate. And to keep himself rolling, Kyle chooses UFCU as his partner every time he needs a new set of wheels.

A Voice for the Hispanic Community

As a UFCU employee for 21 years, Monica Andry worked to improve the financial health and education of Central Texas Latinos and the community as a whole. Now, as the newly appointed president and CEO of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, she is continuing her passion to advocate and be a voice for the Hispanic community.

Member-Driven Banking

David G has a love for Austin and the advantages of banking locally. He left the city for a while and tried Houston and Dallas, but loved UFCU so much, he refused to bank elsewhere. Back where he belongs, David is grateful that UFCU has been around to take part in his bigger life moments.

Small Business Hits the Big Time

Even if you love what you do, the business side of a business is always easier with a trusted partner. Learn how UFCU supports local Austin actor and entrepreneur Jordan J and his rapidly growing business.

Employee Stories

Employee Stories

Empowering Latinos through Example

Emmy Hill overcame cultural and language barriers she faced as a young immigrant, to become a leader in supporting a strong, diverse community. At UFCU, she found an employer equally committed to empowering Latino families and business owners in the Greater Austin community.

Teaching by Example

As a UFCU Consumer Loan Officer, Derion J has a special qualification when it comes to coaching applicants in improving their credit history: personal experience. He meets Members where they are to guide them to financial health.

Spreading Inspiration and Homeownership

As a first-generation Mexican-American, Veronica S knows better than many about overcoming challenges, including securing affordable housing. Since 2010, the UFCU financial health program specialist has pulled from her personal experience to help UFCU Members overcome financial challenges to achieve their dreams.

Paying It Forward

Native Austinite Izzy G can often be spotted at the Texas Rowing Center, kayaking on Lady Bird Lake, or boating on Lake Travis. In addition to natural beauty, Austin also offers plenty of higher education resources. With the help of UFCU, Izzy has taken full advantage of educational opportunities by earning his master’s degree. In turn, he is helping educate others.