The Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation’s Driven Golf Tournament initiative raises over $ 136,000 for the scholarship program

by | Oct 25, 2021 | Driving Ranges

HERNDON, Virginia – (BUSINESS WIRE) – The Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation (Foundation), the charitable arm of the Northwest Federal Credit Union, recently hosted its 6th Annual Drive for the Driven Golf Tournament. The money from this year’s tournament will go to the Foundation’s Scholarship Program, which awarded $ 125,000 in scholarships to individuals and the Lifeline and Helping Hands programs at Northern Virginia Community College earlier this year. The program has raised over $ 1.6 million since its inception in 2004.

“Thank you everyone for making this year’s tournament such an incredible success,” said Kaycee Childress, executive director of the Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation. “From our sponsors to our attendees and wonderful volunteers, this has been a team effort and we’re so excited that everyone had a great time raising money for such an important cause, our scholarship program.”

2021 sponsors included:

Silver Sponsor: Northwest Financial Advisors

Special sponsor: Visa

Bronze sponsor: Arent Fox

Breakfast Sponsor: Route 66 Extended Warranty

Lunch sponsor: Bau Buch

Grantor: Allied Solutions, CoreBTS, Kasasa, Kudulis Reisinger & Price, Northwest Federal Credit Union, ProteQ, Ragnarok Technologies, Stifel

Towel Sponsor: REQ

Snack Tent Sponsor: Northwest Capital Management and NW Insurance Agency

Beverage trolley sponsor: Route 66 extended warranty

Golf umbrella sponsor: BVTI

Driving Range and Putting Green Sponsor: Mortgage Guarantee Insurance Co

Signs: Virginia Credit Union League

Printing: gam graphics and marketing

Bags: Summit Marketing

Food for Volunteers: Apple Spice Junction (Herndon)

Water: landscaping of the wheat

Additional sponsors included:

Apple Spice Junction

Arent Fox

Cathedral Society

Mutual COT

Dark Wolf

First American mortgage

gam graphics and marketing


Manheim Central Florida


Northwest Financial Advisor

NW insurance agency

Virginia Credit Union League


Wheat Landscaping

“Our generous sponsors are why we hold this tournament every year, and their support enables our scholarship program to help as many students as possible,” said President and CEO of Northwest Federal Credit Union and Chairman of Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation, Jeff Bentley. “We sincerely appreciate your commitment to helping us fulfill the foundation’s mission to help young people pursue their educational goals.”

Find out more about the foundation’s scholarship program and other social engagements.

Via the Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation

The Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation was established in 2004 to promote and administer the Northwest Federal Credit Union’s philanthropic activities. The foundation’s mission is to empower young people to achieve their goals by helping them learn to excel and celebrate life and support their health, wellbeing and education. The foundation is a 501 (c) (3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. More information is available at

Via the Northwest Federal Credit Union

Northwest Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution that is one of the largest credit unions in Virginia and one of the top 60 credit unions in the nation. Founded in 1947 and headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Northwest Federal’s Why is there to transform and inspire lives. The Credit Union currently serves more than 260,000 members (and has assets of over $ 4 billion). For more information, visit or contact us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.