Florida credit unions awarded CDFI grants in partnership with SECUF

In the first quarter of 2015, the LSCU and the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation partnered with Suncoast Credit Union and CU Strategic Planning to begin Community Development across Florida. This initiative consisted of collecting data to find a group of well-positioned credit unions.  The partnership then assisted with obtaining CDFI certification and applying for federal grant funds […]

CUNA/League awards announced

Congratulations to the LSCU winners of the 2016 CUNA awards. These awards are given to credit unions that have exhibited the credit union spirit through internal and external programs. The award categories include the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Award, and the youth and adult categories for the Desjardins […]

SECUF among winners of NCUF Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants

The National Credit Union Foundation’s (NCUF) board of directors announced approval of new Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants for 2016-2017, including grants to the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation (SECUF) and Tallahassee-Leon Federal Credit Union, both based in Tallahassee, FL. The grants are distributed to encourage credit union organizations to use Biz Kid$ and its curriculum […]

Seven credit union professionals, volunteers, and credit unions honored with 2016 LSCU Awards

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU) announced the recipients of the LSCU Awards during the opening general session, annual business meeting, and closing general session at the 2016 Southeast Credit Union Conference & Expo (SCUCE), June 15-17. Three credit unions and four executives were recognized for their work and dedication with these […]

NCUA to open grant process; $2 million available

Low-income credit unions seeking support to grow, train staff, and improve security should consider applying for Community Development Revolving Loan Fund assistance grants from the NCUA, which will offer $2 million in grant opportunities. NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, which administers the grants, will accept applications between June 1 and June 30. To […]