Affiliated low-income credit unions receive grants

Twenty-three federally insured, low-income credit unions in 17 states have been awarded $536,000 in grants to support outreach to underserved members, NCUA recently announced. Of the 23 recipients, five are affiliates of the LSCU in Alabama and Florida. Congratulations to Alabama Teachers CU, Alive CU, Calhoun-Liberty Employees CU, Country FCU, and Emerald Coast FCU. For […]

Buy us a cup of coffee for Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday takes place on the Tuesday directly after American Thanksgiving, which in turn takes place on the fourth Thursday of November. Giving Tuesday was created to help the “giving season” get started, reminding people that there is more to holidays than consumerism and commercialization. Giving Tuesday was created when two organizations, the 92nd Street […]

Amazon Smile brings holiday spirit to SECUF

Amazon has become a behemoth over the years with net sales in 2016 were $136 billion, and the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation could have a piece of that pie. According to SECUF director Juli Lewis, “If everyone made their purchases through Amazon Smile and chose the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation as their charity of choice, […]

CUs can take part in free community development programs for youth

Credit unions are welcome to participate in the following upcoming regional roundtables where there will be opportunity to connect with local non-profit agencies and explore ways to further serve your membership. Florida Prosperity Partnership is holding 2017 Prosperity Regional Roundtables. This year’s gatherings, formerly known as FPP Prosperity Town Hall Meetings, bring together community leaders […]

Support financial literacy and enter to win!

Help the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation increase financial education resources for our Alabama and Florida credit unions by participating in our first SECUF raffle.  Sponsored by PSCU, one winner will receive a $5,000 VISA gift card on International Credit Union Day. Email SECUF Director Juli Lewis to receive a supply of tickets and marketing materials […]