MDI mentoring grant round now open

ALEXANDRIA, VA (October 12, 2021) — Federally insured credit unions with both the minority depository institution and low-income designations are eligible to apply for the National Credit Union Administration’s MDI mentoring grants now through Oct. 29.

This grant round will provide approximately $100,000 to low-income credit unions with the MDI designation to support mentoring relationships that allow larger, experienced credit unions the opportunity to provide guidance to other MDIs.

For more information on the mentoring grant round, including eligibility and administrative requirements, visit the Grants page of NCUA’s website. Credit unions must use the NCUA’s CyberGrants portal to submit their applications. Credit unions with questions about these grants may contact the NCUA’s Office of Credit Union Resources and Expansion at

About National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

The NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States, the NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 135 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. The NCUA also protects consumers and educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.


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