Credit Union History

Denver Community Credit Union has been in the community for years.

We were established in 1934 as the Municipal Employee Credit Union of Denver.  Over the years we changed and grew into the Denver Community Credit Union you know today.

We offer our members convenience while keeping the local feel.

In addition to the three locations we currently employ, Denver Community Credit Union became part of the CO-OP Shared Branching Network to give members access to over 4,000 Shared Branching locations nation-wide, and about 200 locations in Colorado alone!

We work to improve the community.

Denver Community has locally donated over $86,000 since 2005 with no government tax incentive to do so.  Some beneficiaries include Denver Public Library, Education Cents, Mount Saint Vincent, Newborns in Need, and Homes for Our Troops.

Denver Community touches many in the community with financial education.

Our award-winning Clear Money Program has educated thousands of Coloradoans through free classes, online radio, and other financial counseling.

Our Clear Money Program, which provides financial education, has won awards!

ColoradoBiz Magazine Top Company Award in the Financial Services category (2009) –ColoradoBiz Magazine recognizes one Colorado company in the Financial Services industry annually which has achieved greatness doing business in Colorado.  We were awarded the honor for our outstanding efforts in the community, financially responsible lending practices, and longevity in serving the community of Denver.

Certificate of Excellence (2008) – Awarded by the National Credit Union Administration, this certificate verifies that

Denver Community Credit Union provided $889,877 in direct financial benefits to our members over the course of one year.

Other awards include, the Louise Herring Award for Philosophy in Action, the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Recognition Award, the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award, Credit Union National Association Diamond Awards, and Credit Union Executive’s Society Golden Mirror Awards.

We believe in the Credit Union Difference.

We are a credit union and that means we differ from banks.  As a member, you actually get to have an ownership in Denver Community Credit Union.  We focus on providing a level of service that is not found at most financial institutions.  Because you are a member-owner, you are our focus.  We strive to find the best financial solutions for you, without the pushy sales-pitches. Plus since credit unions are not-for-profits, we are able to return our success to you with higher dividends and lower interest rates. We are, in fact local, meaning Denver Community Credit Union really does care about the surrounding community.  The Credit Union Difference is great.  For more information about the Credit Union Difference call us, or drop by to experience it for yourself.

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