News & Events

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.
May 14, 2021

Update on Mask Requirements

Dear Credit Union Members, On Monday, May 10th, Missoula County lifted the local mask mandate. Yesterday, May 13th, the CDC issued new mask-wearing guidelines stating that fully vaccinated people can begin to return to normal activities without wearing a mask. Given these developments at both the local and federal level, we are rescinding our mask-wearing mandate, effective immediately. This goes … Continue reading

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May 11, 2021

Conserving our Future: The What and Why of Weird Weather

May 20, 2021 7:00 PM (Mountain Time) Hosted on Zoom Here’s your chance to hear, in an understandable way, about weird weather from climate scientist Dr. Scott Denning from Colorado State University, in his talk ‘Simple. Serious. Solvable’. Plus, he’ll be open to any questions you have! Hear from a Montana doctor, a financial advisor, and a rancher on ways … Continue reading

The What and the Why of Weird Weather.
May 4, 2021

Missoula Gives & Bitterroot Gives 2021

Have you dreamed of making history? Of course, we all have. And now we have a chance to be a part of Missoula and Ravalli Counties’ day of giving – an opportunity to unite our community around causes which we truly believe and help nonprofit organizations connect to the larger community. Please join MFCU and the Missoula Community Foundation in … Continue reading

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April 8, 2021

Montana Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance Now Available

The Montana Emergency Rental Assistance program is taking applications from Montanans who have lost income and are at risk of housing instability due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligibility Requirements Renters can receive a monthly maximum of $2,200 for past due and future rent payments, up to $300 for past due and future utilities including gas and electric, and $50 per … Continue reading