Amplify’s Small Credit Union Round Table to Focus on Shared Economy, Sustainability

Small credit unions are finding secret sauce in the age of a sharing economy, while also struggling with sustainability in the age of consolidation. The Small Credit Union Round Table kicking off Amplify 2015 will focus on those issues.

New NCUA Grant Round Offers $10,000 to Reach Your Members Digitally

As mobile and online banking become the primary ways Americans access their accounts, these grants offer great opportunities for credit unions to boost their competitiveness in the digital marketplace.

Deadline Nears for Free NCUA Consulting

Minority Depository Institutions, low-income designated credit unions, and those with total assets of less than $50 million are encouraged to apply.

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.

ABA Reports Possible New Round of ADA Accessibility Lawsuits

The American Bar Association (ABA) reported in its June 2014 Journal that a new round of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits is being seen. Also in today’s Anthem: Legal Briefs, and the Question of the Week: “Can we collect a debt owed to us by a minor?”

$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.

NCUA To Award First Round of Grants for CDFI Certification Applicants, New Products and Summer Internships

Low-income-designated credit unions can receive as much as $16,500 for CDFI certification, new products and student internships when the National Credit Union Administration awards its first round of technical-assistance grants in 2014. Applications will be accepted Feb. 3-14.

Round Two: ‘Don’t Tax Tuesday’ Targets Returning Congress

What better way to welcome Congress back from recess today than with this message: “Don’t tax my credit union!” The Northwest Credit Union Association can help with sample posts and Twitter handles.