Grants totaling $124,961 will be used to promote financial literacy through educational curriculum.
Home banking software, fax machine and summer financial literacy programs among funded projects for small New York credit unions.
Five of the eight winners of the Center for Financial Services Innovation second round of Financial Capability Innovation Fund awards are either offshoots of credit unions, have credit unions partners or have a history of working with credit unions.
Foundation awards $51,885 to support small credit union development, community service and marketing and business development.
Agency says grant, to be used to improve talent management, is largest offered yet to LICUs.
Long Island credit union touts record of giving, support for education.
NCUF encouraging applications for funding financial literacy projects for elementary to high school students.
As some credit unions around the country gear up to apply for grant money from the U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, there are indications that credit unions are gradually becoming more sophisticated about navigating the grant writing process.
The National Credit Union Foundation said it now is accepting applications for BizKid$ financial education grants through March 31.
Low-income credit unions that need help digging out from under Hurricane Sandy can access grants, the NCUA said Tuesday.