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Do you need help to make your organization more sustainable?

ACU Sustainable Organization Grants Deadline November 1, 2017

Calling community groups! Does your non-profit organization or co-op work in the areas of community inclusion, environmental sustainability, or community enterprise development? Do you need help to make your organization more sustainable? The next deadline to apply for a 2017 ACU Sustainable Community Grant is November 1st. ACU’s Sustainable Organization Grants can provide funding of […]

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ACU Grants help marginalized members of our community, create positive solutions

Congratulations to ACU’s Sustainable Organization Grant recipients

In the face of continuing demand on non-profit organizations, Assiniboine Credit Union introduced some changes to our community grants program this year. We considered that the best way we could use our grants budget to help marginalized members of our community, create positive solutions to environmental concerns, and develop co-ops and social enterprises was to […]

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Finding Common Ground: WestEnd Commons

Finding Common Ground: WestEnd Commons

The St. Matthews Non-Profit Housing project was a long and rewarding journey, turning what used to be St. Matthew’s Anglican Church into WestEnd Commons. The church was once home to a thriving congregation, providing a meeting place and a centre of worship for the community since 1913. After more than 100 years of service, the […]

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You can make a difference by visiting any Assiniboine branch to make a donation to the Nepal Earthquake Fund

Nepal Earthquake Fund

The 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck near Kathmandu, Nepal, has caused widespread devastation and resulted in immediate humanitarian needs for people in the region. Relief workers are now in the area, but they need your support. You can make a difference by visiting any Assiniboine branch to make a donation to the Nepal Earthquake Fund. Every […]

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Assiniboine & Access Join Forces to Support Kane Fire Victims

Assiniboine & Access Join Forces to Support Kane Fire Victims

Manitobans were shocked to learn of a house fire that claimed the lives of four children near Kane in southern Manitoba February 25. Soon after learning the news, Access Credit Union’s Morris and Lowe Farm Branch responded by setting up an account to accept donations for the survivors, Doralee Eberhardt and her husband Jake Froese, […]

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Canadians are investing more responsibly than ever before.

Investing Responsibly: Good for Members, Good for Communities

The results are in: Canadians are investing more responsibly than ever before. According to the 2015 Canadian Responsible Assets Trends report, responsible investments have increased from $600 billion to over $1 trillion in only two years (2013 – 2015)! What is Responsible Investing? Investment managers look at various environmental, social and governance factors for each […]

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