About Us

To Become a Member

The Griffith Institute Employees Federal Credit Union (GIEFCU) provides financial services to anyone who is employed by the Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District or by The Children's League of Springville and their families.

To become a member, you must complete a new account card, provide identification, and an initial deposit of at least $5.00 plus $1.00 as a processing fee.

Family Membership

Once you are a member at Griffith Institute Employees Federal Credit Union, eligibility is extended to your family, regardless of where they live or work. Family members include a spouse, child, grandchild, parent or grandparent of the member.

Once a Member, Always a Member

Griffith Institute Employees Federal Credit Union's "once a member, always a member" policy allows you to keep your membership open even if you change jobs or move away from the area.

Member Notice Regarding Identification to All Account Holders and Potential Members

To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each member who opens an account.

What does this mean?

When you open an account, Griffith Institute Employees Federal Credit Union will ask you for your name, address, birth date, driver's license, social security number, and/or other information that will allow us to identify you.

Our Mission

The Griffith Institute Employees Federal Credit Union is a non-profit, member-owned credit union that exists to serve our members. Our purpose is to provide quality, personalized service while maintaining financial stability.

Board of Directors

The Griffith Institute Employees Federal Credit Union Board of Directors are volunteers that are elected by the membership. The Board is responsible for the general direction and control of the Credit Union.

Diane Brady Board President
Laura Gunnells Vice President
Sue Bialasik Office Manager/Treasurer
Cheryl Steffan Member
Patricia Jaromin Member
Valerie Brown Member
Kelly Zifra Member

Supervisory Committee

The primary function of the GIEFCU Supervisory Committee is to audit and review the credit union to ensure that all records are maintained properly, honestly, and accurately; that policies established by law and by the GIEFCU Board of Directors are carried out faithfully; and that members' assets are safeguarded and used according to the purposes of the credit union.Your Supervisory Committee is composed of volunteers who are members of Griffith Institute Employees Federal Credit Union and are appointed by the Board of Directors.

Karen Landau Chairperson
Michelle Claus Member
Jane Ciszak Member

Holiday Schedule

Holidays 2023


New Year

January 1

Martin Luther King Jr Day

January 16

President's Day

February 13

Memorial Day

May 29


June 19

Independence Day

July 4

Labor Day

September 4

Columbus Day

October 9

Veteran's Day

November 10


November 23

Day after Thanksgiving

November 24


December 25

New Year's Eve

December 31

Griffith Institute Employees Federal Credit Union

  Contact Us

64 East Main Street
Suite 3
Springville, NY 14141

Phone: 716-592-9887

  Our Hours

Tuesday:12 pm to 4:00 pm
Wednesday:12 pm to 4:00 pm
Friday:12 pm to 4:00 pm

Email: creditunion@springvillefcu.org