The National Credit Union Foundation uses donations to the CU Development Education Fund to support:
- Annual training programs focusing on credit union philosophy, cooperative principles, and credit union development
- Aid international credit union and small credit union staff so they may attend development education programs
- Strengthen cooperative social responsibility within the credit union movement
The donated dividend is disbursed as 42.5% directly to the particular fund, 42.5% to the credit union’s state foundation or league and 15% to The Foundation to support its programs and services.