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Founded in 2020, the Lake View Credit Union Foundation serves as the charitable arm of Lake View Credit Union. As an organization, Lake View Credit Union works with businesses, non-profits, local governments and individuals throughout the Peace to foster an environment that communities and people can thrive in. Likewise, our Foundation is dedicated to supporting the required infrastrucure and human capacity to support such an environment.
If there's one thing we've learned about the Peace region since we opened our doors in 1943, it's that no organization or entity is an island unto itself. The frontier spirit of the North has cultivated a culture of interdependent networks that pull together to grow and flourish here in the last, best West. What that means is that Lake View Credit Union recognizes that what benefits one organization often benefits many and where needs exist can change quickly from year to year. As a result, our approach to prioritizing funding is intentionally fluid and dynamic.
To be eligible for funding from the LVCU Foundation, an organization must be a registered charity. Other than that, we try to go where our community leads us, where the need is greatest, and where we can do the most good.
We have a passion for education, health, cultivating entrepreneurship, and empowering our members, neighbors and communities to build a brighter future for themselves.
If your organization or initiative fits that description, we want to hear from you.
All of our work is enabled by our members. In addtion to the best customer service in the Peace, our rates are competative, and often times better than banks, and a portion of our proceeds flow back into the communities we live and work in.
Above and beyond our charitable contributions, we support our community by investing in education, fostering a culture of volunteerism, sponsoring local sporting and cultural events and championing local businesses at every opportunity.
Lake View Credit Union was founded on August 3rd, 1943, and has been growing strong ever since. In addition to being a full service financial institution catering to all personal and commercial needs, its staff and board are proud to call the Peace their home.
Following an incident earlier in the year in which the South Peace SPCA had 119 dogs surrendered to it, Lake View Credit Union partnered with the organization to help replenish much needed supplies in addition to raising funds to help the SPCA continue their vital work.
Thanks to a great idea from a Lake View Credit Union staff member, a blanket drive saw almost $4,000 and nearly 500 blankets donated to the SPCA.
Whether you're looking for volunteers, financial, or promotion support, we're always happy to hear how we might be able to help.
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