The Federation is deeply grateful to our major foundation, government, and corporate supporters who help us realize our mission of financial independence for low-income people through community development credit unions. A special thank you to CUNA and CUNA Mutual Group for their generous contribution toward the development of this website.
Capital One Bank invests in local communities, working with partners to support affordable housing, economic development, financial education and education programs. It develops and supports programs that not only rebuild the brick and mortar structures of local neighborhoods, but also help to revitalize the social and economic well-being of the community.
The CDFI Fund was created in 1994 for the purpose of promoting economic revitalization and community development through investment in and assistance to community development financial institutions (CDFIs). The Fund increases economic opportunity and promotes community development investments for underserved populations and distressed communities in the US.
Citi Community Development is leading Citi’s commitment to achieve economic empowerment and growth for underserved individuals, families and communities by expanding access to financial products and services, and building sustainable business solutions and innovative partnerships. Focus areas include commercial and philanthropic funding; innovative financial products and services; and collaborations with institutions that expand access to financial products and services for low-income and underserved communities.
With its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, CUNA, the Credit Union National Association, serves 90 percent of America’s 7,200 credit unions, which are owned by nearly 95 million consumer members. CUNA partners with state leagues and credit unions to comprehensively track and have a positive impact on laws affecting operations and members, engage credit unions politically at the grassroots level, facilitate discussion and provide credit union input to regulators and build knowledge for compliance staff. CUNA’s work ensures that credit unions get the recognition they deserve as consumers’ best choice as their financial partner.
CUNA Mutual Group was founded in 1935 by credit union pioneers and our commitment to their vision continues today. We offer insurance and protection for credit unions, employees and members; lending solutions and marketing programs; TruStage™ branded consumer insurance products; and investment and retirement services to help our customers succeed.
The Ford Foundation supports visionary leaders and organizations on the frontlines of social change worldwide. For more than half a century the Ford Foundation’s goals have been to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation and advance human achievement. The Foundation believes all people should have the opportunity to reach their full potential, contribute to society and have voice in the decisions that affect them.
The Kresge Foundation is a private, national foundation that works to expand opportunities in America’s cities through grantmaking and investing in arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services, community development and our place-based efforts in Detroit. We partner with those committed to the needs of poor individuals and communities – small, mid-size and large nonprofit organizations, intermediaries, and the public and private sectors.
MetLife Foundation was created in 1976 to continue MetLife’s long tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement. Since its founding through the end of 2014, MetLife Foundation has provided more than $650 million in grants and $70 million in program-related investments to organizations addressing issues that have a positive impact in their communities. Today, the Foundation is dedicated to advancing financial inclusion, committing $200 million to help build a secure future for individuals and communities around the world.