The deadline for National Credit Union Foundation Bite of Reality App grants is Aug. 31. The Foundation seeks to distribute up to $50,000 in grant funds to credit union organizations as part of this effort.
World Council of Credit Unions announced the 2018 International Credit Union (ICU) Day theme–“Find Your Platinum Lining”–celebrating the spirit of the global credit union movement, this year marking the 70th anniversary.
Forty-eight credit union volunteers received their Certified Credit Union Volunteer (CCUV) designations through CUNA Volunteer Certification School this past May in San Diego. These newly certified volunteers gained valuable knowledge on several different leadership and board related topics.
One of CUNA’s board members has recently ceased to be employed by a District 3, Class A credit union and is therefore ineligible to continue service in that position. The CUNA board of directors has agreed to hold a special election to fill that position, which will expire at the adjournment of the Annual General Meeting in 2021.
The Northwest Credit Union Association reports that its member credit unions have taken advantage of the NCUA’s Community Development Revolving Loan Fund to provide needed services to their memberships.
Young members deposited more than $15 million in their accounts in April during National Credit Union Youth Month’s savings challenge. Results were reported by 145 credit unions who participated in the challenge, sponsored by Fiserv and CUNA.
Credit union professionals gained a thorough education on the Bank Secrecy Act and other anti-money laundering laws while attending CUNA Bank Secrecy Act Certification Conference in alliance with NASCUS.
The CUNA Technology Council and CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council have opened nominations for their 2018 awards programs. Both councils will present their awards at the co-located CUNA Technology Council Conference and CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council Conference, Sept. 12-15 in San Francisco.