Inspirus CU Hosts Second Flash Fund, Committing $35K to Local Schools

The credit union fully-funded 100 percent of the 29 teacher project requests posted, where funds for each project range from $ 200 to $ 3,342 for books, tablets, field trips and more.

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.

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.

Washington Legislative Update: Budget Gridlock Forces Second Special Session

The Washington State Legislature ended its special session without reaching critical budget agreements. They now begin a second special session.

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

Advantis kicks off $50k GROW Community Fund; Red Canoe business development officer wins mentor of the year.

NCUA Projects 2013 TCCUSF Assessment, NCUSIF Premium

The NCUA announced at its Nov. 15 board meeting that the TCCUSF assessment for 2013 will likely be between 8 and 11 basis points, while the NCUSIF premium may not be assessed next year at all.

Social Media Fans Pick Beneficiaries of GROW Program

The power of social media and the generosity of Advantis Credit Union took a community outreach project to new heights. More than 66,000 votes and $50,000 will benefit community causes ranging from a pet food bank to youth computer literacy.

Vendor Management Program Helps Credit Unions Focus on Strengths

Don’t become non-compliant with your vendor management. Consider outsourcing as a way to maintain vendor compliance.

Advantis Credit Union Awards $51,000 in Grants to Local Non-Profits

Advantis Credit Union distributed more than $50,000 in grants to Portland-area non-profits, garnering public attention in the process by soliciting input from community members.