The grants fund staff training and student internships for low-income designated credit unions, and are focused on building capacity for the future.
Six Northwest credit unions will be able to expand services, offer new loan products and provide educational opportunities thanks to grants awarded by the NCUA.
Four credit union professionals from Costa Rica have enjoyed a rich experience interning at Northwest credit unions the past several weeks, as part of the World Council’s International Credit Union Leadership program. The host credit unions report getting as much out of the program as the visitors did.
International Credit Union Leadership Scholarships Offer Front Row Seats to Costa Rican Credit Union Operations
Northwest credit union professionals are encouraged to apply for two-week internships in Costa Rica, being offered by the World Council of Credit Unions. Twelve scholarships are available, and the deadline has been extended to April 30, 2013.