NCUA Hosting High-Impact Community Partnerships Webinar

August 2016
NCUA Hosting High-Impact Community Partnerships Webinar

Learn How to Identify and Cultivate Partnerships to Help Your Credit Union Grow

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Aug. 29, 2016) – Credit unions seeking to build community partnerships to offer more products and services can get valuable information in an upcoming webinar hosted by the National Credit Union Administration.

The 90-minute webinar, “High-Impact Community Partnerships,” will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 at 2 p.m. Eastern. Online registration is available here. Participants will use this same link to log into the webinar. Registrants should allow pop-ups from this website. There is no charge.

Vanessa Love, an economic development specialist with NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, hosts guest speakers Karen Smith, executive director of Montana Credit Unions for Community Development; and Michael Wade, senior tax analyst with the Internal Revenue Service. Discussion topics will include:

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance impact numbers and changes that streamline participation;
  • Strategies for partnering with established VITA sites to grow membership;
  • Partnering with individual development accounts that match savings;
  • Federal Home Loan Bank’s four-to-one match for first-time homebuyers; and
  • Integrating high-impact programs into your overall business strategy.

Participants may submit questions in advance at The subject line of the email should read, “High-Impact Partnerships.” Participants with technical questions about accessing the webinar may email This webinar will be closed captioned and then archived online here approximately three weeks following the live event.

NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives fosters credit union development and the effective delivery of financial services for small credit unions, new credit unions, minority depository institutions and credit unions with a low-income designation.

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