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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.



Harry B. Crewson Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to these outstanding receipents of the 2022 Harry B. Crewson Scholarship! Each has been awarded $3,000 toward their undergraduate education at Ohio University. 

Megan Maxon, a graduate of Eastern High School and will be studying Business Management. She is the daughter of Elizabeth Maxon. Luke Davenport a graduate of Athens High School and will be studying engineering physics/electrical engineering. Parents are Monte and Rebecca Conrad Davenport. Olivia Kaiser, also an Athens High School graduate, plan to study Business Administration. Parents are Brook and Paul Kaiser. We wish them all the best!


Olivia Kaiser

Olivia Kaiser
Athens High School

Luke Davenport

Luke Davenport
Athens High School

Megan Maxon

Megan Maxon
Eastern High School


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