Research alone does not change an industry.

We bring the top credit union professionals together to brainstorm, test and create products, processes and business models to better serve member needs.

Over 260 credit union leaders have been a part of the i3 group.

How it works

2018 Filene i3 applications closed on May 31st
To be the first to know when 2019 applications open, complete this form.

Part 1: The Application

The application will consist of general information as well as a handful of details we want to know about the candidate.

Part 2: The Project

Instructions for the project will be given to all who have submitted a complete application. The project will vary each year.

Part 3: The Discussion

Each applicant will be assigned an i3 alumni to have a discussion with. This is meant to be a two-way conversation for each to know more about Filene i3


i³ (Ideas, Innovation, Implementation) claims more than 150 concepts since the program's inception in 2004. These product, service, and business model innovations help credit unions build operational efficiency, generate loans, mobilize savings, reach communities, and strengthen membership. Browse through them below.