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Government Support for Credit Union Development

The National Credit Union Foundation is a qualified intermediary to help credit unions receive federal grants through the United States government.

For information about potential government funders, click the links below:

Internal Revenue Service - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) grant programs.

The IRS will accept applications June 1, 2010, through July 9, 2010, for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) grant programs.

A conference call is scheduled for June 1, 2010, to provide an overview of the grant programs to potential applicants.

10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. EDT 888.622.5357 access code 242499

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT 888.622.5357 access code 242499

The topics that will be covered in each session are the same. Please plan to attend only one session. The initial portion of the call will be in listen only mode to avoid interruptions. The later portion of the call will be a question and answer session with the audience. If more than one individual is participating from your organization, please share a phone line. Each session is limited to 200 lines. Callers may access the call up to five minutes before the scheduled time.

The presentation will be available on the VITA Grant page (,,id=184243,00.html) on Friday, May 28. It will be under the "What's New" section titled 2011 VITA/TCE Grant Overview. We will reference each slide as we discuss.

If you are unable to attend one of these sessions or there are no lines available, please review the presentation material, which includes our notes. Send any questions to (VITA) or (TCE).

The application packages for these two grants will be available June 1, 2010. They are:

Publication 4671, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Grant 2011 Program Overview and Application Package

Publication 1101,Tax Counseling for the Elderly 2011 Application Package and Guidelines for Managing a TCE Program.

Check out the new VITA Grant Program.

National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
U.S. Department of Treasury
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)