NWFCU Foundation Raises $100K for Scholarship Program at 5th Annual Golf Tournament

Nov 13, 2020
Golfers played through a hole sponsored by  Silver Sponsor Arent Fox

NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, held its fifth annual Drive for the Driven Golf Tournament on October 19, 2020. The money raised from the event will benefit the NWFCU Foundation Scholarship Fund, which has awarded scholarships to college-bound students since 2005, totaling over $1.5 million.

“We are deeply grateful for our sponsors and golfers who, in the midst of this year’s challenges, helped make this the most successful Drive for the Driven golf tournament ever,” said Executive Director of the Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation, Kaycee Childress. “Proceeds from this year’s event will help us expand the program in years to come, awarding even more scholarships to talented, hard-working recipients, as well as continuing to build our community college Helping Hands and Lifeline grant programs.”

2020 Sponsors Included:

Silver Sponsor: Arent Fox

Bronze Sponsor: NW Financial Advisors

Breakfast Sponsor: Route 66 Extended Warranty

Lunch Sponsor: Buch Construction

Scholarship Sponsors of two scholarships: Fiserv and Alkami

Scholarship Sponsors: Core BTSKasasaKudulis Reisinger PriceNorthwest Federal Credit Union and Stifel

Cart Sponsor: Cutek

Hat Sponsor: Amplifi

Towel Sponsor: BVTI

Snack and Beverage Tent Sponsor: Northwest Financial Advisors

Signage Sponsor: Virginia Credit Union League

Longest Drive Sponsor: ProteQ

Practice Putting Green Sponsor: Finastra

Additional Sponsors:

ABM Building Solutions

Apple Spice

Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects

Cathedral Corporation

CUNA Mutual

Dark Wolf

First American Mortgage
GAM Graphics and Marketing
Northwest Insurance Agency
Potomac Business Services
Retail Alliance
Southwest Business Corporation
Summit Marketing
T. Rowe Price
Virginia Credit Union League
Wheat’s Landscaping


2020 scholarships were awarded in May 2020. Applications for the 2021 scholarships will be available November 30, 2020.


About Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation

The NWFCU Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, was established in 2004 to promote and manage Northwest Federal Credit Union’s philanthropic activities. The mission of the NWFCU Foundation is to empower youth to achieve their goals by helping them learn, excel and celebrate life and by supporting their health, well-being and education. Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent permissible by law for those who itemize deductions. For more information, visit www.nwfcufoundation.org.