BECU receives Spirit of Philanthropy Award

BECU Receives Spirit of Philanthropy Award

The College Success Foundation (CSF) recently awarded BECU with the Spirit of Philanthropy Award at their Evening of Appreciation event on Aug. 23, 2023, at Seattleā€™s WOW Gallery.

The Spirit of Philanthropy Award was presented to BECU in honor of our partnership and dedication to increasing college access for CSF scholars.

BECU Foundation Board President Andrea Main accepted the award on behalf of the credit union and expressed gratitude for the partnership and collaborative impact.

From left: LaNiqua Bell, College Success Foundation Alum; Andrea Main, BECU Foundation Board President; James Dorsey, College Success Foundation President & CEO; Tisha Held, BECU Philanthropy & Foundation Manager; Gloria Dixon, BECU Director of Philanthropy & BECU Foundation Executive Director; Rep. Steve Bergquist, Student Advocate Award Recipient; Rafael Saucedo, BECU Philanthropy Program Manager; and Julie Schindler, College Success Foundation Director of Public Affairs.

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CSF has been a nonprofit community partner with BECU corporate philanthropy for over five years. BECU has provided financial support to the organization and their work to help high school students from socioeconomic households achieve their dream of attending college and getting their degree.