Charitable Giving Partners
At Summit, we take a holistic approach to giving. We believe a strong community makes all our lives richer, so we develop strong relationships with community partners, imagining what we can do together to make a difference. Our partnerships may include financial donations, employee volunteering, financial education or other collaborations to meet community needs. We focus on organizations that support the following initiaitves:
- Financial Wellbeing
Summit supports programs/organizations that provide access to financial education and create pathways to economic wellbeing.
- Women's Empowerment
Summit supports programs/organizations that foster leadership, provide access to education, and promote the economic wellbeing of women and girls.
- Advancing Equity
Summit supports programs/organizations that work to reduce inequities by helping ensure that all people have the resources to thrive.
STAR Credit Union
STAR Credit Union, co-founded by Summit CEO/President Kim Sponem in partnership with Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, is supported by Summit and remains the world’s only youth-chartered credit union. Now in its 12th year, STAR Credit Union provides education for program participants in Madison high schools on budgeting, finances for the first year of college and scholarship application writing.