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Community Involvement

We strive to make a difference

Via Credit Union is part of the communities where our members and staff live and work! Through various community events, ViaCU strives to make a difference. Below includes a partial listing of events ViaCU participates in each year.


Chronicle-Tribune Greatest Awards

The Chronicle-Tribune readers voted Via Credit Union the GREATEST CREDIT UNION in Grant County for the SEVENTEENTH year in a row!

ViaCU was also awarded:

  • Greatest Place to get a Loan
  • Greatest Place to get a Car Loan
  • Greatest Place to get a Mortgage

Central Indiana Top Workplaces 2024

For the third consecutive year, ViaCU has been named a Top Workplaces by IndyStar for a culture that values people and amplifies talents!

Cornerstone Company of the Year 2024

United Way of Grant County recently recognized Via Credit Union as the Cornerstone Company of the Year! 

United Way posted:  "It has been a privilege to work alongside valuable business partners in our community such as Via Credit Union, in our mission to LIVE UNITED. Because of their team's support and generosity, they are making an impact in the areas of health, education, and financial stability for countless individuals and families in Grant County. Because of their increased impact this past year, we were so happy to name them the United Way Cornerstone Company of the Year at our recent impact Awards. Thank you, ViaCU team, for all you do!"

chronicle-tribune award
Top Workplace 2024Cornerstone Company of the Year


CASA Sand Sculpture Artfest

ViaCU participates in the annual CASA fundraiser by creating a sand sculpture.  Pictured is Sam Bacon, Ashley Slain and Kim Speidel creating a bee with the theme: "Thank you for BEE-ING child advocates".

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Sand Castle

Financial Literacy

Staff shares financial literacy to both students and adults by visiting classrooms and employee health fairs.

Financial Literacy

Nurse's Aid

Staff and members make donations to the Nurse's Aid program through Jean Days and by purchasing fundraiser items. Each year, ViaCU is able to provide area school nurses with items such as lice shampoo, clothing and personal hygiene items! 

Over $8,000 worth of supplies were donated to 38 local schools during the 2023-24 school year, thanks to the ViaCU staff and a very generous donation by Dollar General Distribution Center.

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Nurses Aid


ViaCU enjoys participating at small town parades throughout the year.

employees at parades

Cancer Services Walk of Hope

ViaCU staff raised $1,750 in donations through Jeans Days in early spring and/or walked the mile Walk of Hope for Cancer Services of Grant County!

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Cancer Services

Angel Tree Programs

Each Christmas season the staff of ViaCU generously contributes to the Angel Tree Program that provides gifts to children in need in our community.

angel tree


ViaCU recognizes the importance of education, which is why we offer $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who are a member of ViaCU, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  ViaCU is proud to announce the 2024 winners:

  • Nathaniel Aguila, Marion High School
  • Allison Clamme, Blackford High School
  • Calvin Miller, Oak Hill High School
  • Maverick Miller, Madison-Grant High School
  • Jonathan Ratliff, Oak Hill High School
  • Dylan Wagner, Delta High School
  • Keaton Walker, Blackford High School

Friends of Dave Huffman Memorial Scholarship

ViaCU staff committed to funding $1,000 annually to honor former Gas City Branch Manager, Dave Huffman who will be remembered for his contributions to Gas City, which he referred to as "Paradise on Earth".

  • Nolan Quaderer, Mississinewa High School

Scholarship WinnersNolan Quaderer

Stocked Local Food Pantries

Non-perishable food and toiletries were collected at each branch. 

  • East Marion: The Harvest House
  • Gas City: The Well
  • Hartford City: Senior Center
  • South Marion: Homeland Mission
  • Warsaw: Combined Community Service
  • West Marion: Salvation Army

Feed the Need

Teacher Appreciation

ViaCU provides local teachers with a small gift to thank them for all of their hard work during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Grants

Via Credit Union awarded 18 Teacher Grants, totaling over $7,500, to support innovative classroom projects during the 2023-2024 school year. Over the years, ViaCU has funded a total of 164 projects, contributing over $67,500 to local teachers.

Teacher Grant Winners 23-24

United Way

ViaCU staff is RAISING THEIR HANDS for the United Way of Grant County and contributing funds to wear jeans on Fridays during September.

United Way

Warsaw Parks Dept Events

Warsaw staff and Coindexter Kid’s Club mascot, Piggy Banks, attend multiple events throughout the year. Some of the fun includes roasting s’mores by the campfire at the Fall Fest and serving popcorn at Summer Movie Night.

Warsaw Park