ACFCU was chartered in 1957 as Alcoa Benton Federal Credit Union, the credit union for employees of Alcoa Aluminum in Bauxite. In 1998, the board of directors voted to apply for a charter and name change to the National Credit Union Administration (an agency of the federal government). In 2000, our new name, Alcoa Community Federal Credit Union, was approved, along with a change to a community charter.