American Heritage CU President/CEO Bruce K. Foulke and Chief Operating Officer Scott McCaw performed a humanitarian trip to credit unions in the Bahamas impacted by Hurricane Dorian at the behest of the World Council of Credit Unions.
Federally insured, low-income credit unions that want to become certified CDFIs have until Oct. 5 to apply to use NCUA’s qualification process for streamlined CDFI certification for the final time in 2019.
NCUA awarded $1.9 million in grants to help 155 low-income credit unions increase outreach to underserved communities, improve digital services and security and train employees through grants ranging from $1,900 to $100,000.
CUNA announced Wednesday the appointment of Chris Lorence as Chief Credit Union Awareness Officer. Lorence will lead CUNA’s Awareness initiative and its Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union® marketing campaign to raise consumer consideration of credit unions.
Pennsylvania Credit Union Association President/CEO Patrick Conway announced Thursday the affirmative vote of the memberships of both PCUA and New Jersey Credit Union League to create a new trade association – the PA/NJ Credit Union Association.
Registration is now open for CUNA Supervisory Committee & Internal Audit Conference Dec. 8-11 in Las Vegas. Participants will learn about the regulatory environment and how to strengthen operational oversight to protect their credit union from risk.
Credit union organizations can now apply for a Biz Kid$ Business Plan Competition Grant from the National Credit Union Foundation to help improve youth financial education through hands-on entrepreneurial experience. Applications are due June 30.
AARP Wednesday launched the innovative BankSafe online training platform. CUNA has signed on as a founding distributor for the free training platform designed to empower credit union employees with the knowledge combat elder financial abuse.
The Filene Research Institute, Inclusiv, PolicyWorks and Coopera offer a series of free workshops focusing on giving credit unions and to effectively drive financial inclusion in their communities, with the next scheduled for June 25-26 in Chicago.
Seven new specifications are now available to credit unions utilizing Credit Union Financial Exchange, a free systems integration standard led by CUNA Technology Council and designed to help credit unions remove technical barriers.
The National Credit Union Foundation wrapped its annual CU FinHealth19 conference last weekend, bringing together industry experts and practitioners to address ways credit unions can continue to play a significant role in their members’ financial health.
Credit union supporters are encouraged to nominate individuals and organizations for the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards to be presented by the National Credit Union Foundation. Nominations need to be made by July 26.