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We're in the business of people helping people
As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, we put people (that’s you!) before profits. And we’re on a mission to help you build a life worth loving, creating brighter community for all.

Here’s how we’re impacting our members and the communities we serve.

Member impact
A Dupaco membership has its perks

Through services, financial education, membership perks and a caring team, we take your financial goals to heart and make them our own, working tirelessly to help you pursue your dreams.

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Proper Introductions

Proper introductions

Our staff spends an average of 45 minutes with each new Dupaco member, providing free financial coaching to help them reach their goals.

1-on-1 guidance

1-on-1 guidance

Members learned how to improve their financial well-being with 13,913 free Money Makeovers and Credit History Lessons in 2023.

Ownership Perks

Ownership perks

Members have been paid nearly $27.7+ million in Thank Use since 2016 for using their credit union.

Building Better Credit

Building better credit

Nearly 82% of our yearlong Bright Track credit monitoring users improved or maintained their credit-score range in 2023.

Employee impact
Meet our #DifferenceMakers

Team Dupaco is an inclusive crew of caring, passionate and fun-loving people who work together toward a higher purpose. Work perks like volunteer time off make it easier for our crew to give back to organizations they’re passionate about.

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Employee impact
Here are a few ways our #DifferenceMakers have given back lately...
  • Nearly 700 employees volunteered 7,260 hours in 2023.
  • Staff donated $288,811 to support 960 nonprofit and community organizations in 2023.
  • 82 employees shared their knowledge at conferences and other events in 2023.
  • Staff served on 175 nonprofit boards and committees in 2023.

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Community impact
We’re committed to making a difference in our communities.

Through Dupaco and the Dupaco Foundation*, we help people and support programs that further our community pillars: Affordable housing and homeownership, upskilling and reskilling, and small business development.

*The Dupaco Foundation is an independent, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) private foundation, governed by a separate board of directors, whose purpose is charitable.

Our living arrangements can affect our financial lives, access to resources and overall happiness, the Federal Reserve reports. That’s why we’re committed to providing affordable housing and homeownership solutions to the communities we serve.

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A place to call your own

We were honored to help 218 members buy their first home in 2023.

Financial assistance

Helped first-time homebuyers attain homeownership by connecting them with grants from the Dupaco Foundation and Federal Home Loan Bank.

Follow one couple’s journey to owning their dream home here.

We’re connecting people in the communities we serve with resources to attain the skills needed for better job opportunities increased wages.

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Makerspace opportunities

Dupaco partners with the Key City Creative Center to help people expand their skills and reach their entrepreneurial dreams. In 2023, Dupaco provided three winners with six-month memberships to the Dubuque, Iowa, makerspace.


The Dupaco Foundation awarded $60,000 in student scholarships in 2023.

We’re helping people start and grow businesses to improve their financial position, create job opportunities—and build a life worth loving.

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Free business resources

Starting—and running—a business is a labor of love. But you don’t have to do it alone. Use our free Business Resource Center to help you every step of the way.

Free business coaching

We’ve partnered with the Rural Ideas Network to bring you business coaching, education, networking and more.

Ways we give
Investing in the communities you call home

We’re partnering with community organizations to make a difference in the communities we serve.

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