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Here is all the information you need to apply for Filene i3

 2017 Filene i3 applications are now closed.

To get all the details on the next application cycle or scope out all the i3ers, visit this page. 

Feel free to contact Marnie at or 608.661.3748 with any questions. 


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Filene is always looking for the brightest individuals in the credit union community to join our prestigious i3 program. Explore the documents below to learn more about Filene i3 and how the program works.  


Read about the radical new solutions developed by the current Filene i3 class. Ballooning student loan debt, financial security during stressful life events and maximizing value from credit union conferences are just a few of the solutions to address consumer and credit union challenges.

Download the report.

Filene thanks trellance for its generous support of Filene i3.