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Harry B. Crewson Foundation

Funding Future Scholars

Our Mission

The Crewson Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, honors the memory of OUCU Founder Harry B. Crewson

The Foundation funds educational opportunities for OUCU members and the children of members.Dr. Crewson believed strongly in the power of education to benefit individuals and their communities. A scholarship allowed him to pursue his own college education and laid the groundwork for his many achievements. 


How Do I Donate to the Foundation?

  • Visit any of our branches
  • Call (740) 597-2800
  • Transfer automatically
  • Complete and return the donation card with payment by mail:

OUCU Financial
ATTN: Crewson Foundation
944 E State St
Athens, OH 45701

  • Estate planning - there are many types of planned giving strategies

Questions? Please call:

Romney Garner, Financial Advisor - (740) 597-2859
Garry Hunter, OUCU Corporate Attorney - (740) 592-5580


Who Was Harry B. Crewson?

Harry B. Crewson, Ohio University Credit Union founder, was the 17th President of Ohio University and a Trustee Professor of Economics. As a public figure in Athens, he was respected for artful dispute, mediation and consensus-building.



2021 Harry B. Crewson OHIO Freshmen Scholarship Recipients 


Drew Harris

Drew Harris
Alexander High School

Emily Scott

Emily Scott
Alexander High School

Jayanna Smith

Jayanna Smith
Trimble High School

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