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GoWest Foundation’s Executive Director Sharee Adkins talks about merging two foundations together from MWCUA and NWCUA -- and, ultimately, the benefits this merger will bring.
Now that the merge is official, Sharee shared the priorities they are focused on, as well as providing all the amazing projects they are working on right now.
She also discussed where the GoWest Foundation gets its funding and some examples of credit unions’ most successful community work.
In addition, Sharee addressed the structure of the Foundation's Board of Directors, which is a little different than foundations in other industries.
Lastly, she talks about the role of any foundation being there to help expand an organization’s or industry’s impact. When GoWest tells the story of credit unions’ impact, Sharee lists what factors should be included -- and how is GoWest Foundation helping drive telling the impact story.
Check it out and let us know your thoughts. And be sure to watch the entire interview below for all the details.
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