The $52.80 Program

Get $52.80 for Every Account Opened at Westerra

Use Westerra's fundraising program to raise money for your school sport/activity or community organization while helping students and families learn about saving money and making smart financial choices. Westerra will donate $52.80 to your school/organization for each new service opened at Westerra.

Earn Money For Your Team or Activity While Promoting Financial Literacy
Look how quickly funds can add up—spread the word to your friends and family to earn even more!  

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Services/Products Qualify for $52.80?
Youth: Savings, Free Checking, Money Market and Certificates of Deposit.
Adult: Checking, Money Market, Certificates of Deposit, credit cards, auto loans, first or second mortgages, and home equity lines of credit all qualify. Business Services: Certificates of Deposit, Checking and Money Market Accounts also qualify. Adult savings is excluded from the program, but required to establish membership.

Why More Coloradans Are Choosing Westerra

  • Westerra is a local not-for-profit financial cooperative.
  • Originally organized by teachers, Westerra is committed to financial education.
  • Unlike banks, there are no stockholders. Everyone who has an account at the credit union is an owner.
  • Profits are returned to you through lower fees and better rates.
  • You'll find easy access through online banking, mobile banking, shared branches and free ATMs.
  • Everyone in the Denver metro area can participate.

How the Program Works 

  • Contact Westerra to participate in the program by completing the Fundraising Information Form below.
  • Send us your logo, name of program, address where checks should be sent and contact information.
  • Westerra will develop a marketing flyer you can distribute in hard copy or email to your group. View a sample flyer.
  • When families come in to Westerra and mention your organization, we donate $52.80 to your organization for each account that is opened.
  • Checks are sent quarterly to your organization for all accounts opened.

To Open Accounts 

  • Parents, students, friends and family can stop by any Westerra branch, conveniently located throughout the Denver metro area or open accounts online.
  • Parent/guardian must accompany child or teen (0-17 years) with valid government-issued identification and both social security numbers to open their accounts.
  • Everyone in the Denver metro area can participate. 


For more details or questions about the program, please call 303-329-4518 or email

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