Libro awards more than $500,000 through the 2016 Prosperity Fund
Libro Credit Union (Libro) today announced the 41 recipients of the 2016 Prosperity Fund, which invests more than $500,000 to support programs and projects across southwestern Ontario that are helping to grow prosperity in three focus areas: regional economic development, youth leadership and money smarts.
“Libro is focused on growing prosperity in southwestern Ontario by transforming banking, and this is one way we do that,” said Stephen Bolton, Libro Credit Union Head Coach, President and CEO. “As a co-operative, we believe we can accomplish so much more together through collaboration and partnership. The 2016 recipients are stellar examples of the diverse outstanding work being done, in the 25 communities Libro passionately serves.”
The Libro Prosperity Fund invested in 41 organizations and community groups whose initiatives support entrepreneurship, financial knowledge and career skill development for young people – all aimed at growing prosperity across the region.