News & Events

November 18, 2021

2021 Holiday Giving Programs

Help us give back to children in need in our communities! Missoula Mountain of Giving We’re hosting Mountain of Giving trees in our Missoula branch lobbies again this year starting November 29 through December 17. The children in need in our communities each submit a wish list that is turned into a tag and hung on these special trees. Simply stop … Continue reading

November 10, 2021

Don’t fall for financial scams.

Learn how to protect your financial future during International Fraud Awareness Week. Financial fraud has surged in 2021 – proving that scammers are more motivated than ever to try and trick people out of their money. Many financial scams aim to exploit consumer trust, pressure victims to act immediately by preying on fears or manipulating their hopes. Knowing about these … Continue reading

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November 5, 2021

Clearwater Credit Union Donates $50K to Local Nonprofits to Combat Climate Change.

Clearwater Credit Union (Clearwater) announced $50,000 in donations to Montana nonprofits working to combat climate change. Clearwater’s donation coincides with the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) being held in Glasgow, Scotland, October 31 through November 12, 2021. Clearwater’s donations will be split among the Montana Environmental Information Center (Helena), the Northern Plains Resource Council (Billings), Montana Conservation Voters … Continue reading

November 1, 2021

Help UM Can the MSU Bobcats Again This Year!

Help Clearwater Credit Union and the Missoula Food Bank fight food insecurity in our community during the 22nd Annual Can the Cats Canned Food Drive. Each year the University of Montana/Missoula community and the MSU/Bozeman community participate in this friendly food drive competition to see who can raise the most food and funds over the two weeks leading up to … Continue reading

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July 27, 2021

Best of Missoula 2021

Thank you, Missoula! We are thrilled to announce that Clearwater Credit Union has been voted Missoula’s 2021;  #1 Best Bank/Credit Union for 21 years in a row.  #1 Best Green Business and,  #2 Best Employer in Missoula! Established in 1956, Clearwater is a member-owned, values-based banking cooperative whose mission is to be a force for good in banking, in the … Continue reading

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July 19, 2021

Federal Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments Information

On July 15, 2021, the federal government transferred the first of several new IRS stimulus checks to qualified families as part of an expansion of the federal child tax credit. The new wave of stimulus checks sent out Thursday totaled roughly $15 billion, with approximately 86% of payments distributed to recipients electronically via direct deposit. Anyone eligible to receive one … Continue reading

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June 23, 2021

eStatement Notification Change

eStatement emails are changing. We will be migrating all eStatement email communications over to a new system beginning with your July eStatements. This change will integrate eStatement email notifications into the already existing online banking alerts and notifications system to provide more timely and consistent notifications. What’s Changing The email notification will be simplified and look similar to the other … Continue reading

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June 22, 2021

Clearwater Credit Union Donates $25,000 to CFAC Double SNAP Dollars.

Clearwater Credit Union (Clearwater) announced a $25,000 donation to the Community Food and Agriculture Coalition (CFAC) during its 2021 Annual Member Meeting on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Clearwater is Montana’s largest Community Development Financial Institution. The event marked the credit union’s 65th year in operation and was a celebration of its mission to be a force for good in banking, … Continue reading

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June 9, 2021

Every one is welcome here.

June is Pride month.  What does Pride mean to Clearwater Credit Union?  Above all it is about creating a sense of belonging for all of our co-workers and members, regardless of gender- or sexual-orientation.  When we succeed at creating this sense of belonging, our co-workers and members bring their best selves forward.  When that happens, we thrive – out of … Continue reading

May 21, 2021

2021 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations! Clearwater Credit Union is proud to announce the winners of 2021 Clearwater Credit Union scholarships. We recognize these students for their academic excellence and community involvement. We’re excited to see all that these young members accomplish in the future. $2,000 William “Lefty” Campbell Memorial Scholarship Winner Beckett Arthur – Hellgate High School $1,000 Clearwater Scholarship Winners Miles Colescott – … Continue reading

Photos of the 2021 Clearwater Scholarship winners.