COVID-19 Resource Center

The Ohio Credit Union League is committed to connecting credit union leaders with preparedness assistance, sharing insights on the evolving COVID-19 situation, and providing information on state and federal assistance that can provide relief to credit union members and member businesses during this challenging time. This page will serve as a central location for updates and resources for Ohio credit unions during the outbreak. Please check in regularly and don’t hesitate contact us directly with questions. 

COVID-19 Relief Grant

The COVID-19 Relief Grant provides credit unions with an opportunity to help their members mitigate the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic by offsetting the costs of groceries, utilities, or rent.

Reopening Best Practices

Protecting staff and members starts before your open your doors. Check out the League’s checklist for a safe, effective reopening.

SBA's Paycheck Protection Program

Check out the League’s Paycheck Protection Program overview to help your credit union offer this special SBA program to your member business owners impacted by COVID-19 restrictions.  

Economic Impact Payments

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has shared new information about upcoming economic impact payments. Find the latest updates on their website.

COVID-19 Business Solutions

Elevate your ability to serve your members during this challenging time.


Advocacy News

April 17 – The League requested the Ohio General Assembly further empower Ohio credit unions, as community-based financial first responders, to do more for Ohioans and local communities as full and equal partners in the state’s recovery efforts. Read the full letter.

April 16, 2020 – The League reached out to the Ohio congressional delegation to request support for the Main Street Recovery and Investment Act and other credit union policy recommendations.

April 15, 2020 – OCUL Government Affairs Committee Chair Barry Shaner provided testimony and credit union recommendations to the Ohio House 2020 Economic Recovery Task Force.

April 8, 2020 – The League partnered with the Ohio Bankers League to secure additional SBA funding so community-based lenders can further empower small businesses impacted by COVID-19.

April 1, 2020 – To support credit unions as they help small businesses impacted by COVID-19, the League emphasized to Governor DeWine how credit unions continue to uniquely serve members during challenging times.

March 26, 2020 – Thanks to League advocacy efforts in Ohio, state law was changed so remotely notarized documents meet the “in-person requirement” as defined in statute. Learn more about recommended remote notarization options here.

March 23, 2020 – The League also offers an analysis of the Ohio stay-at-home order and guidance for your credit union to remain a compliant essential business.

March 18, 2020 – The League offers its analysis of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (HR6201) as an information resource for its members to understand the bill and its implications for credit unions.


Ohio Reopening Requirements and Best Practice Guidance

Economic Impact Payments

Paycheck Protection Program

Media Resources

Compliance Assistance


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