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24 NW CUs Secure Nearly $249,000 in NCUA Grants

The grants allow for increased capacity to serve members, and cover four categories: capacity and growth, cyber security, staff training, and student internships.

Advantis Awards $50,000 in GROW Grants to Local Nonprofits

The grant fund has contributed over $300,000 to local organizations and has funded 39 projects since the program began in 2011.

Metsger New NCUA Board Chair; NCUA to Open $2 Million Grant Round June 1

NCUA Vice Chair Rick Metsger has been appointed Chair of the NCUA Board. Also, low-income credit union grant round opens June 1.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Rogue reaches 100,000 membership milestone; Sno Falls and Rivermark open new branches; ACU hires new CFO; Industrial supports F.A.R.M. for Kids and Maps teams up with PEMCO to award $6K in grants to teachers.

Disaster Relief, Financial Education, New Programs Highlight Foundation’s 2015

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation made life-changing impacts this year in asset building, economic empowerment, and cooperative development.

NWCUF Grants $11,800 for Spokane Windstorm Relief

Spokane-area credit union employees suffered tens of thousands of dollars in property damage in the historic windstorm. The NWCUF and regional credit unions stepped up to help.

Disaster Relief, Financial Education, New Programs Highlight Foundation’s 2015

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation made life-changing impacts this year in asset building, economic empowerment, and cooperative development.

Advantis Credit Union Awards $50,000 in GROW Grants to Local Nonprofits

The credit union invited community members to vote on who should get the grants, and money went to everything from a children’s book bank to an emergency shelter for women and children.

Thirteen Northwest Credit Unions Receive Over $120k in NCUA Grants

The grants for low-income credit unions support digital growth, new product and service development, fraud prevention and cybersecurity, and building capacity and growth.

NCUA has $2 Million Grant Fund for Low-Income Credit Unions

The NCUA has $2 million to give to low-income credit unions looking to launch new products, grow capacity, develop a digital presence, or invest in cyber-security infrastructure. Applications are being accepted through June 30.

NCUA Awards Grants to 11 Northwest Credit Unions

The grants fund staff training and student internships for low-income designated credit unions, and are focused on building capacity for the future.

NCUA Grant Money Available for Low-Income Credit Unions

Grant round open for training staff and hiring interns; applications take only minutes.

Application Period Opens for 2015 CDFI Fund Grants

Grants are awarded up to $2 million for serving low-income communities. Deadline is November 24. Free webinar on October 22.

Washington Credit Unions get CDFI Grants Totaling Over $3 Million

The CDFI Fund awarded grants to two Washington credit unions for work with underserved market niches, community development.

Northwest Credit Unions Awarded Ten Percent of NCUA’s “Round Two” Grant Pool

In an extraordinary demonstration of collective action, 24 Northwest credit unions worked together to win a Collaboration Grant from NCUA that will fund a package of compliance tools for a full year.

NCUA Has $1.2 Million Grant Fund for Low-Income Credit Unions

The NCUA has $1.2 million to give to low-income credit unions looking to launch new products, gain CDFI certification or develop staff. Grants are being accepted through June 30.

$1.2 Million Available in NCUA’s Second Round of Grants to Low-Income Credit Unions

The National Credit Union Administration will make $1.2 million available to low-income credit unions in the second round of Community Development Revolving Loan Fund grants for 2014. Applications will be accepted June 2-30.

Six Northwest Credit Unions Among Recipients of $517,890 in NCUA Grants

The National Credit Union Administration awarded more than $517,000 in grants to low-income credit unions Thursday to fund new-product development, student internships and CDFI certification. Six Northwest credit unions were among the recipients.