CU advocates meet with Sen. Schumer, prepare to hike the Hill

New York credit union advocates meet with Rep. Paul Tonko.

New York credit union advocates attending the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference are taking their message to federal lawmakers, with a full day of credit union advocacy planned on Capitol Hill today.

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Young pros can apply for Convention grant


Young professionals and volunteers can now apply for the Young Professionals Grant to attend the Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting & Convention. This grant is offered to individuals 39 and younger in the New York credit union movement. Applicants must be an employee or a volunteer at an Association member credit union.

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Association staff provide updates at CDFI conference in Puerto Rico


Staff from the New York Credit Union Association provided legal and compliance updates at a conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, last week. Hosted by the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions, the event focused on CDFI certification and the benefits that the designation can bring to the island’s credit unions.

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CDFI Fund opens 2018 funding round

CDFI_Fund_logoThe U.S. Treasury Department’s CDFI Fund opened the 2018 fiscal year funding round for the CDFI Program and Native American CDFI Assistance Program. The awards from the programs will support CDFIs providing affordable financing and related services to low-income communities and populations that lack access to credit, capital and financial services.

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Straight to The Point: January 18


Good morning. Both the House and U.S. Senate are in session today. The Senate banking committee will hold a hearing to examine possible reforms to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, or CFIUS. The Legislature is not in session. Here’s what’s happening today:
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