Our Community Commitment


Columbia Credit Union is proud to contribute to the success of our members and our community. For our community to be successful, we believe ensuring the well-being of our residents and local businesses takes top priority. We form partnerships with organizations that share our vision of vitality to assist children and families, education, the local economy, arts and culture, physical and mental health, housing and the environment. For an overview of our accomplishments, please see our 2015 Annual Report.


Everyday Green

Columbia Credit Union began instituting green practices years ago, when sustainability wasn’t an expected practice in the financial services industry. Our green practices continue today as an integral part of our operations and guide our approach to serving the needs of our community.

Upcoming Events

NW Assoc. Blind Athletes Game Changer Dinner & Auction

2/25/2017 | Location (Map)

Join us in changing lives of thousands of visually impaired community members.

Approximately 70% of children and youth with visual impairments in the US have never participated in sports or physical activity. They haven't felt the wind on their face when they ride a bike, the joy of kayaking, or the rush of running and jumping in the long jump. Plus, 70% of adults with visual impairments are unemployed. With the support of over 600 volunteers, the NW Association for Blind Athletes is helping to make a dent in the above statistics and provide programs that help individuals build confidence, gain self-esteem, experience joy, develop friendships, enhance independence, improve physical activity, and gain the skills, tools and resources to be successful in all areas of life.

The monies raised at this event will help fuel the NW Association for Blind Athletes life-changing programs and services for children, youth, adults and military veterans with visual impairments. This year’s event will be especially inspiring as we celebrate NWABA’s ten-year anniversary of dedication to the visually impaired.

Register today to make a difference in someones life, plus at the event you will enjoy entertainment, exciting live and silent auction items, a delectable meal, fine wine, powerful testimonials and much more!

Visit nwaba.org to register or find out more.

Home with Heroes Banquet

3/2/2017 | Location (Map)

Join us in honoring our local veterans at the Home with Heroes Banquet March 2 at the Historic Hangar at Pearson Airfield. Participants will enjoy an evening of music and food, and a film about local veterans who have benefited from Home with Heroes. Retired Command Sargent Major Frank Grippe will guest speak at this event and Tim Abel, U.S. Army Ranger with the 75th Ranger Regiment and TV host, will serve as emcee.This great organization has one goal – to say “thank you” to our veterans by providing them with unforgettable outdoor experiences and a sense of community.


Michael Allen Harrison concert

3/5/2017 | Location (Map)

Enjoy a limited intimate performance by Michael Allen Harrison to benefit the Salmon Creek Kiwanis at the Fries Auditorium on March 5.

Tickets: $30 and are available online at tickettomato.com or at Beacock Music in Vancouver.


Latest Community News

Help select Columbia CU “Best of Clark County” for 2017

2.3.2017 • Community, News

Spread the love for Columbia Credit Union. Take part in The Columbian newspaper’s Best of Clark County 2017 readers’ poll and vote for your favorite local businesses.The “Best of Clark County” poll is a two-step process:Nominate Columbia Credit Union for Best of Clark County from Jan. 30 to Feb. 12.Vote for Columbia Credit Union for Best of Clark County from Feb. 20 through March 12.Nominate Columbia Credit Union for Best of Clark County [...]

Making Life Better For Our Members and Communities

12.22.2016 • Community

Since the founding of our credit union in 1952, we have been making life better for our members with a never failing focus on maintaining the overall strength of our credit union and the quality of our service.  The consistency of our vision has been rewarded with numerous accolades over the years and in 2016 we received confirmation of our value to the community through two awards.  In December of 2016, readers of the Vancouver Business Journa[...]

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Support for Your Organization

At the heart of Columbia’s community support is the idea that being a good corporate citizen is an ongoing responsibility. We are committed to actively supporting events and causes that enhance the quality of life for our community.

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