Community Impact News

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.

UFCU Internship Program Fast-Tracks Employment for Graduates

UFCU’s award-winning internship program continues to reduce the time between graduation and employment, thus improving the financial health of participating interns.

UFCU Provides a Central Place for Student Financial Services

UFCU proudly partners with the University of Texas at Austin to help students along their academic and financial journey.

UFCU Helps Put Home Ownership in Reach

UFCU believes in the life-changing power of homeownership. That vision is shared by Austin Habitat for Humanity, who is our partner in a collaboration to offer loan coaching and affordable mortgages.

UFCU Pays Students to Save

It’s a fact that most students don’t have $500 saved up for an emergency car repair or minor medical event. UFCU has partnered with Austin Community College to change that trend by challenging students to save $500.

UFCU Receives ACC Internship Champion Award

In the first year of its Internship Champion Awards, Austin Community College has honored UFCU as an Internship Champion for its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

UFCU Builds Affordability, One Home at a Time

The Second House That Credit Unions Built is now home for a Central Texas family. Learn how credit unions collaborated with Habitat for Humanity to help with affordable housing.

UFCU Interns Build Skills and Strengthen Communities

Paid internships bring opportunities to college students and strengthen the communities in which they live and work. Learn more about the UFCU Internship Program.

UFCU Funds Scholarships While Building School Spirit

Learn how UFCU has forged a deep connection between college athletics and scholarship funds at Texas State University, one of many Central Texas universities we serve.

New Prosper Center Empowering More Central Texans to Achieve Financial Stability

Community leaders celebrate Foundation Communities’ newest and largest Prosper Center location with a press conference and ribbon cutting.

Evolving to Serve Members in Every Circumstance

The pandemic created enormously difficult situations for individuals and businesses across the globe, and UFCU employees demonstrated inspirational grit, perseverance, and flexibility.

Uplifting Local Students

In 2020, universities were able to keep essential commitments, and students were better equipped to thrive, thanks to donations made by UFCU, our employees, and other partners. Every opportunity for education is a personal opportunity to succeed.

Empowering Employment

Collaborative partnerships with organizations like Goodwill Central Texas help our neighbors achieve vital financial health and employment goals.

Helping Change the World — Student by Student

UFCU’s $1 million investment in The University of Texas at Austin Texas One Stop for Enrollment Services will grant students access to the services and support they need to navigate every step of their UT journey.

The House That Credit Unions Built

Driven by the vision of housing stability for all, UFCU formed a coalition of local credit unions and, alongside Austin Habitat for Humanity, made history.

Innovation Driven by Perseverance

Creative technologies empower our Members to do business in new ways, ensuring safety and confidence even under unprecedented constraint.

Advocating for Social Justice

UFCU is proud to be a part of the credit union movement that advocates for social justice and financial inclusion. In June 2020, UFCU joined the Credit Union National Association in the stand against racism and discrimination.

Internships Boost Student Success

After years of planning, UFCU and St. Edward’s University leveraged our long-standing partnership to develop our comprehensive internship program.

Creating Paths to College

In 2019, we invested thousands of employee volunteer hours to support our partners who put students on the track toward higher education.

Driving Financial Health

The UFCU approach to financial health focuses on empowering individuals to take control of their future.