In the Community

The CUwest community

Serving Our Community

At Credit Union West we don’t just live and do business in the communities we serve; we also give back to them. Every day, we strive to uphold the credit union philosophy of "people helping people." We support many worthwhile organizations through financial literacy, monetary and in-kind donations, classroom grants, scholarships, sponsored events and volunteer opportunities. If you would like more information on how Credit Union West can support your organization, please click on the link below to request support for your upcoming program or event and we will give it full consideration.

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Our Community Support

100 Club of Arizona

The 100 Club provides immediate financial assistance to families of public safety officers and firefighters who are seriously injured or killed in the line of duty, and to provide resources to enhance their safety and welfare.

Arizona Humane Society (Project Active Duty)

Project Active Duty provides foster care for the pets of military personnel being deployed for active duty for the duration of their deployment.

Cell Phones for Soldiers

Cell Phones for Soldiers works to keep military families connected by providing FREE communication tools to those serving overseas in the United States military.

City of Avondale

Partnering with the City of Avondale's Out & About Programs, we are participating in the KidFest, Make a Difference Day at Tres Rios and the Avondale Holiday Celebration. These are fun events filled with activities and entertainment for the whole family.

City of Peoria - Rio Vista Recreation Center

The Rio Vista Recreation Center was designed to be a versatile, family friendly facility. Its numerous amenities and programs are intended to engage residents and promote healthy lifestyles.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The University is one of the best aviation and aerospace universities in the world. Their curriculum covers the operation, engineering, global security, research, manufacturing, marketing and management of modern aircraft and the systems that support them. The University engages in extensive research, consulting and related activities that address the unique needs of aviation, aerospace and related industries.

Fighter Country Partnership

Fighter Country Partnership is dedicated to the men, women, families and mission of the United States Air Force in Arizona.

Glendale Kiwanis Club

Kiwanis is a global organization of member-volunteers who are dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time.

Highlands Center of Natural History

The Highlands Center for Natural History is a non-profit science and ecological education organization located in Prescott, Arizona.

John C. Lincoln Hospital Desert Mission Programs

Desert Mission programs support the basic needs of our community's most vulnerable, helping those we serve reach their full potential for health and self-sufficiency.

Peoria Diamond Club

The Peoria Diamond Club's mission is to raise funds for local youth charities and organizations through extensive volunteer efforts. The Club and it's members are dedicated to supporting community programs that educate and enrich children's lives while enhancing their future.

Prescott Area Women's Shelter

The shelter's mission is to help homeless women gain the skills, resources and support to transition out of homelessness. They are working hard to alleviate Yavapai County's growing need for a permanent emergency center for homeless women and children.

Sunnyslope Village Alliance

The Sunnyslope Village Alliance has a focus on improving business, social, cultural, educational and recreational outlets within Sunnyslope, the SVA works to establish connections between residents, businesses and visitors.

Washington Elementary School District (WESD) Business Advisory Team

The WESD Business Advisory Team meets quarterly to share ideas and opportunities that are of mutual benefit to the business community and students. Business Advisory Team members are committed to ensuring that, through quality education, today's students are prepared to become tomorrow's employees, consumers and civic leaders.

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic

West Yavapai Guidance Center provides high quality addiction treatment and psychiatric care in western Yavapai County.


WESTMARC is a broad-based coalition of the 15 communities in western Maricopa County established to act as a unified voice and focal point for the region in matters of public policy. Our mission is simple: to coordinate and facilitate the influence of Western Maricopa County on public policy issues.


West-MEC prepares high school students today for tomorrow's careers by empowering all students to participate fully in the economy by providing and enhancing career and technical education.

Yavapai County Big Brothers Big Sisters

Yavapai County Big Brothers Big Sisters enhances the lives of children through quality mentoring relationships.

Yavapai County Education Agency

The Yavapai County Education Service Agency provides quality leadership, services, and support in response to identified and anticipated needs that will ensure the highest quality education for students.

Our Employees Give Back

Giving back is at the heart of everything we do! We are very proud that our employees share in the credit union philosophy of people helping people. Each year the staff votes and chooses four charities to support. Employees can donate to the Jeans Day Fund and wear jeans on Fridays to show their support.

2017 Jeans Day Fund

  • American Cancer Society
  • CASA of Arizona
  • Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Partnership
  • Homefurgood

2016 Jeans Day Fund

  • Anthony Holly Foundation
  • Arizona Animal Welfare League
  • Helping Hands for Freedom
  • Eve's Place