MADISON, Wis. (7/7/09)--The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its CDCU Institute and accepting applications for the 2009 institute. This year it runs from Aug. 9 to 15 in Madison, Wis. Launched in 1999, the CDCU Institute has trained more than 200 credit union staff and board members. The three-year training program is designed for credit unions serving low- and moderate-income communities. With support from partner organizations, the institute focuses on credit union management and community economic development. The CDCU Institute is for credit union managers, staff, board officials and volunteers new to the community development field or who represent:
* Community development credit unions of any size seeking to improve or expand their services; * Large credit unions eager to expand their services for low- and moderate-income members; * Small credit unions with plans for significant growth; * Credit unions in operation for five years or less; * Groups completing the chartering process; and * Anyone looking to learn more about providing affordable financial services to low-income communities.
To learn more about the CDCU Institute, use the links.