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|The Pulse (02-21-2017)|
Volume 6, Issue 8
NCUA Accepting CDFI Certification Applications
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has opened its first streamlined application round for Community Development Financial Institutions Fund certification.
Federally insured low-income credit unions can now apply for certification as community development financial institutions through the streamlined application process developed by the National Credit Union Administration and the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.
NCUA will host three streamlined CDFI-certification application rounds in 2017:
NCUA’s full-scale program began this past December. More information is available on the CDFI Streamlined Application Program Guide.
Low-income credit unions that do not qualify for the streamlined program may still obtain a CDFI certification through the CDFI Fund’s standard application.
2017 Women in Business Nominations Open
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal is accepting nominations for its 2017 Women in Business Awards through March 3. Each year, the Business Journal recognizes 50 women for their professional achievements, leadership qualities, and contributions to the broader Twin Cities community. The Business Journal also honors one female executive with a Career Achievement Award.
Honorees will be named in the Business Journal's May 26 edition and recognized at a high-profile luncheon May 25.
Complete submissions online in the nominations section of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal website. With questions, contact Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Staff Writer Kathy Grayson by email or by phone at (612) 288-2106.
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