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Inspirus Credit Union Fact Sheet

Inspirus Credit Union is a financial services organization founded by a Seattle Public School teacher for Washington residents who are passionate about education. For more than 80 years, Inspirus has partnered and given back to Washington’s education community by volunteering in schools and making monetary and in-kind donations.

$1.2 billion in assets

Nearly 80,000 members

13% loan growth from 2016 to 2017

Annual Net Income up

22% annual Net Income

growth from 2014 – 2017

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Our mission:

Inspirus Credit Union demonstrates a passion for education that transcends everything that we do. By building and sustaining lifelong financial relationships with members who share our passion, we will make a difference in education.

Inspirus passion

Chances are, Inspirus has made a difference in the lives of students you know. We support educators and the education community through partnerships with teachers and schools in Washington State.

In 2017

Nearly $400,000 in education donations

Upwards of 1,000 hours volunteered

Visit inspirusCU.org to learn more about our mission and givebacks.

Ready to help

Our financial experts are ready and willing to speak with you to support your news story with statistics and knowledgeable, quotable financial information on a variety of topics, including:

  • Products & Services
  • Banking Technology
  • State of the Economy
  • Financial Industry Trends
  • Financial Health
  • Giving Back to Education

In your school, in your community

Our members’ commitment to each other and local schools makes us one of the state’s most enduring credit unions. It’s thanks to them that we’re able to impact the lives of students and teachers in our state.

In 2017

306 coats for kids

1,366 lbs. of food

1,000 backpacks

Inspirus in the news

Every time we give back to schools and educational programs is a new opportunity to spread our passion for education to communities across the state. Schools in need are newsworthy. See the latest at news.inspirusCU.org.


Inspirus celebrates all that’s right in education. We invite members and friends of education to share their stories with us using #youinspirus.

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Ready to help

Next time you’re writing a story about banking and finance, remember Inspirus has quick, convenient resources to support your story, including:

  • Engaging subject matter experts who can lend a regional perspective to“localize” a national story

  • Compelling and relevant story ideas sure to interest your audience

  • Access to visually appealing photos and videos to support your story

Our Experts

Do you need to localize a national story? Or are you looking for a knowledgeable authority who can speak on behalf of the financial services industry? Our experts can translate complex financial information from a variety of topics into interesting and conversational language for your news story.

  • Banking Technology – Our experts can speak to how technology is transforming the banking space, and what new technology is at the forefront of banking.

  • Banking & Financial Industry Trends – We can explain what’s going on in the banking and finance industry and translate complex data into digestible information for today’s consumers

  • State of the Economy – We can lend our expertise in the economy and banking stability, and provide statistics based on what we’re seeing in local and national markets to strengthen your news story.

  • Financial Health – Our financial health experts can provide recommendations for those who want to learn about saving, paying off debt, managing and growing their finances, and more.

  • Products & Services– Talk with our experienced professionals about the products and services the financial industry offers today’s consumers. Their needs and the status of the economy paves the way for financial institutions to support consumers.

  • Giving Back to Education – Did you know that teachers spend an average of $500 of their own money each year on classroom supplies? Or that more than 35,000 students in Washington State are homeless? Inspirus Credit Union is proud to partner with Washington’s education community to give back in ways that benefit and educate our communities. Partner with us on education-related public-awareness stories.


Page Cook

VP of Marketing 206.628.5872 MediaRelations@inspirusCU.org

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