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Federation webinar addresses CDFI microfinance training
NEW YORK (11/30/12)--There is still time for credit unions to sign up for a National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions Dec. 6 webinar that will provide more information about how to participate in three "Scaling Up Microfinance" training sessions next year.

The webinar will be at 3:30 p.m. ET Dec. 6. (Use the link to register).

Scaling Up Microfinance is part of the Community Development Financial Institutions  (CDFI) Fund's Capacity Building Initiatives. The federation has partnered with Opportunity Finance Network to provide the program of specialized training and technical assistance for credit unions engaged in or working to build their microfinance or small business lending programs.

The program offers opportunities for collaboration between loan funds and community development credit unions offering microfinance products.

The curriculum is based on four themes:

  • Innovative Business Models;
  • New Microfinance Products;
  • Technology to Improve Performance and Efficiency; and
  • Developing a Culture of Innovation and Talent Management.
The Scaling Up Microfinance training sessions will be held Jan. 17-18 in New York City; Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in San Francisco, and Feb. 25-26 in Atlanta.

Use the links for more information.
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