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CU System briefs

March 10, 2016

MADISON, Wis. (3/10/16)--The Filene Research Institute announced the application period to apply for the Ideas, Innovation, Implementation (i3) program will run April 1-30. i3 brings credit union leaders together to identify, assess and solve problems in the consumer finance industry. Applicants must submit a general application, and participants then are selected for tryouts to tackle an i3 challenge. In August, roughly 15 credit union professionals will be chosen for the two-year program. The California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues also are looking for 16 credit union leaders to join the second annual REACH Innovation Group, held in coordination with the Filene Research Institute. Applications are due March 25 for participants looking to create, test and implement financial products, services and business model ideas ...

MADISON, Wis. (3/10/16)--Applications are being accepted for the World Council of Credit Union’s Global Women’s Leadership Network scholarship. Winners receive complimentary membership to the network and participate in the 2016 World Credit Union Conference and Network Forum, set for July 16-20 in Belfast, Ireland. Recipients also have a chance to receive an Empowerment Grant to bring increased access to loans, credit and financial education to women in their community. Deadline to apply is April 4 ...