Federation In the News

Inside one credit union’s unique ‘thank you’ to mortgage clients, National Mortgage News, January 5, 2018

NYCUA partners with Federation on Juntos Avanzamos, CUNA News, December 21, 2017

BCOOP’s QUEST ​For a Reliable Prosperity in Brooklyn, The Capital Institute Field Guide, December 1, 2017

4 credit unions apply grant funds to people, partners & education, CU Insight, November 28, 2017

Federation matching donations for Puerto Rico relief, CU Insight, November 28, 2017

How bringing together local businesses is helping grow North Jersey FCU, Credit Union Journal, November 17, 2017

Six Credit Unions Recognized for Lending Excellence at the CUNA Lending Council Conference, Advisor News, November 15, 2017

A Queens bank builds a customer base of working-class immigrants, Crain’s New York Business, November 8, 2017

Bill Bynum Recipient of the African-American Credit Union Coalition’s 2017 Pete Crear Lifetime Achievement Award, Mississippi Business Journal, October 27, 2017

How one Indiana CU is serving the region’s growing Hispanic population, Credit Union Journal, October 26, 2017

Cooperative Federal Awarded the Juntos Avanzamos Designation from the Federation of CDCUs, Cooperative Federal, October 23, 2017

CDFIs Strengthen Families in Crisis, Credit Union Times, October 20, 2017

Illinois Credit Union League proud to partner with Juntos Avanzamos, CUInsight, October 19, 2017

Illinois Credit Union League partners with Federation, Juntos Avanzamos, CUNA News, October 19, 2017

3 credit unions set sights on next-level community outreach, CUInsight, October, 16, 2017

Marine Credit Union receives Juntos Avanzamos designation, CUInsight, October 13, 2017

YCUP clients awarded $3.6 million in CDFI grant funding, CUInsight, October 10, 2017

CU Leaders Hope Trump Proposal Leads to Renewed DACA Protections, Credit Union Times, October 10, 2017

Mountain West Credit Union Foundation presents annual awards, CUInsight, October 4, 2017

7 Credit Unions Win Grants for Hispanic Outreach, Credit Union Times, September 27, 2017

Low income, big money: How credit unions are leveraging CDFI grants, Credit Union Journal, September 26, 2017

Low-income CUs receive almost $40 million from CDFI Fund, Credit Union Journal, September 20, 2017

British Credit Unions travel to the US for ‘The National Federation Annual Conference’ABCUL, September 15, 2017

CDCU Federation proclaims support for ‘Dreamers’, Credit Union Journal, September 8, 2017

Credit union soup for the soul, CU Insight, August 29, 2017

Self-Help Credit Unions Launch ‘Pathways’ Financial Counseling, Coaching Pilots, CUToday, August 21, 2017

Members Credit Union Cos Cob: first in CT to win bilingual designation, Greenwich Times, August 10, 2017

In Victory for CUs, Congress Approves Full CDFI Funding in Budget, Credit Union Journal, May 2, 2017

Hispanic Solutions Firm Coopera Celebrates First Decade in Business, Sets Strategy For Future, CU Insight, April 19, 2017

Atlanta’s Westside Lands New ‘Financial Capability Center, Atlanta Business Chronicle, April 18, 2017

Is Your Money in a Bank Thats Doing Something Good With It?, Fast Company, April 17, 2017

The State of Grants in the Credit Union Movement, Credit Unions, April 10, 2017

Credit Unions Counter Trump’s CDFI Cuts, CU Times, March 24, 2017

Credit Unions to Fight Trump Plan to Eliminate CDFI Program, CU Times, March 16, 2017

Bankers, CU Reps Cry Foul on Proposed Cuts to CDFI Fund, CU Journal, March 16, 2017

It Might Be Time To Queue Up For That FOM Expansion, CreditUnions.com, March 9, 2017

League of Southeastern Credit Unions Joins Juntos Avanzamos, CU Journal, February 22, 2017

The Credit Union Association of New Mexico Announces its Support of the Community Development Financial Institutions Act, MarketWired, February 15, 2017

To Be Clear: Dodd-Frank Not the Driver of Demise of Small CUs, CUtoday, February 6, 2017

Credit Union Hispanic Designations Grow, CU Times, January 18, 2017

Juntos Avanzamos Program Debuts in Colorado, CU Journal, January 4, 2017

Look to Boomers for MBL Opportunities, CU Insight, December 22, 2016

North Jersey FCU First New Jersey Credit Union to Earn Juntos Avanzamos Designation, CU Journal, December 13, 2016

Podcast: Election Results Highlight Financial Anxiety, CU Magazine, December 9, 2016

New Jersey Credit Unit Recognized for Service to Hispanics, CU Times, November 11, 2016

Credit Unions Seize Low Income Outreach Opportunities, CU Times, December 2, 2016

Hawaii First CEO Receives National Honor for Community Development, CU Insight, November 21, 2016

Loan Zone: Rochester CU Gives Co-Ops a Chance, CUES, October 2016

Puget Sound’s Most Courageous Leaders of 2016, Crosscut, September 19, 2016

Travis Credit Union Recognized for Hispanic Outreach, The Reporter, September 23, 2016

Connecting with the Growing Hispanic Market, CU Times, September 5, 2016

SMCU Reviews Recent Citizenship Loan Program, Anthem, August 29, 2016 

Northeast Community Credit Union receives CDFI Fund certification, Johnson City Press, August 23, 2016

Rochester Credit Union Gives Co-Ops a Chance, Next City, August 2, 2016

In Pursuit of Financial Well Being: A Conversation on Fairness, Accessibility, and Empowerment, Shelterforce, July 25, 2016

New Core Platform Helps CUs Reach Underserved Markets, CU Times, July 25, 2016

Seattle Offers Citizenship Loans for Aspiring Americans, CitiesforCitizenship, July 21, 2016

Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) & Laredo Petroleum Inc (NYSE:LPI) Trader’s Watch List, News Is Money, July 15 2016

Is There Such a Thing as Too Small to Survive?, CU Journal, July 8, 2016

If Payday Loans Go Away, What Replaces Them?, ABC News, July 6, 2016

In Pursuit of Financial Well-Being: A Conversation on Fairness, Accessibility, and Empowerment, Shelterforce, June 1, 2016

Federation, Equifax Team Up on Financial Center in Atlanta, CU Journal, June 13, 2016

Kinecta/NIX Neighborhood Lending And Juntos Avanzamos Bring New Financial Inclusion Milestone To Los Angeles, Hola Arkansas,  May 31, 2016

NCUA to Host Listening Session to Enhance MDIP Program, CU Journal, May 3, 2016

Feteration, NFTP Team Up to Support Financial Counseling at Low Income CUs, CU Journal, May 5, 2016

CUs reach out to serve Hispanics’ financial needs, CU Magazine, May 5, 2016

NCUA to Host Listening Session to Enhance MDIP Program, CU Journal, May 3, 2016

Lower Valley Credit Union offers financial inclusion to Yakima Valley’s Latino customers, Yakima Herald, March 14, 2016

Credit Unions Turn Borrowers Into Savers, The New York Times, February 24, 2016

Filene Pilot Drives $100M in Loans, CU Journal, February 10, 2016

Community 1st Credit Union Receives Juntos Avanzamos Designation, Daily Iowegian, February 10, 2016

Juntos Avanzamos Program Expands to Iowa, CU Journal, February 4, 2016

Is This the Year for Stalled New York State CDFI Fund?, Next City, February 2, 2016

SCE FCU First ‘Juntos Avanzamos’ Credit Union in Calif., CU Journal, November 2015

Immigrants Present Opportunities, CU Times, October 9, 2015

NYC’s Credit Unions Give Mom-and-Pop Stores a Chance, Despite Gentrification, Yes! Magazine, October 2, 2015

Federation Expands Juntos Avanzamos Designation to Arizona, CU Journal, October 2, 2015

Female Board Chairs Step Into the Spotlight, CU Times, September 30, 2015

BofA Invests $10M In Federation Community Development Program, CU Journal, September 24, 2015

Low-Income Markets Hold Untapped Gold Mines, CU Times, September 23, 2015

Federation Partners With CRF On SBA-Compliant Lending Solution, CU Journal, September 22, 2015

CU Effect: CUs use fin. lit. metrics to back success stories, CUNA News Now, June 10, 2015

Mentor Program for Small Credit Unions Launched, CU Times, March 13, 2015

Suncoast Funding CDFI Certification: Onsite Coverage, CU Times, March 11, 2015

New Mentor Program for Small, Minority and Faith-Based CUs Debuts, CU Journal, March 10, 2015

Credit Unions are Like Coral Reefs, CU Times, March 9, 2015

Subprime Bubble? Not in Credit Union Land., CreditUnions.com, February 26, 2015

Connecting CUs to Serve Hispanics, CU Magazine, February 18, 2016

Immigration Order Spurs Huge Chance to Serve, CreditUnions.com, February 5, 2015

Five Things Small Credit Unions Need, CU Times, February 5, 2015

Federation Releases Study on Very Poor Consumers, CU Journal, February 5, 2015

Roundtable Sees “Something Transormative” Taking Place, CU Today, January 21, 2015

Federation Introduces Technical Assistance Hotline, CU Journal, January 16, 2015

Coopera, Federation Team Up to Help Credit Unions Serve Immigrants, CU Journal, January 8, 2015

NY Bank Throws Financial Lifeline to the Needy, The Epoch Times, November 28, 2014

Webinar Explores Impact of CDFI Credit Unions, CUNA News Now, October 23, 2014

Suncoast Credit Union Sharpens Focus on Underserved Markets with New CDFI Certification, Tampa Bay Business Journal, October 10, 2014

Suncoast Earns CDFI Certification, Credit Union Times, October 9, 2014

Rauner Fulfills $1M Pledge, Credit Union Times, September 16, 2014

Kingdom House to Honor St. Louis Community Credit Union with Partnership Award, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 16, 2014

Foundation Grant to Fund CU Immigrant Outreach, Credit Union Times, September 11, 2014

Rosenthal Launches CDFI History Project, Credit Union Times, September 9, 2014

Treasury’s CDFI Proposal Duplicative: Federation, Credit Union Times, September 4, 2014

Credit Unions and Human Services Agencies Combine Forces to Serve the Unbanked, Underbanked, Kresge.org, August 25, 2014

Candidate Confirms $1M Credit Union Pledge, Credit Union Times, August 8, 2014

Isn’t It Ironic, Don’t Ya Think?, Credit Union Times, August 3, 2014

B of A and Other Banks Back Credit Union to Solve Payday Problem, American Banker, July 17, 2014

Risk Lies Not Among the Lower Income, Credit Union Times, July 9, 2014

Pay Disparity Violates Credit Union Philosophy, Credit Union Times, June 25, 2014

New LICUs Seek to Grow and Engage, Credit Union Times, June 11, 2014

Federation Project Could Involve Core System for Small Credit Unions, CU Journal, June 6, 2014

Credit Unions Should Dominate CDFIs, Credit Union Times, June 5, 2014

Mobile Helps Compete With Geography, Demographics, Credit Union Times, May 13, 2014

Federation Conference Goers Tour CACU, Credit Union Times, May 28, 2014

Serving Modest Means, Credit Union Times, May 21, 2014

For Very Poor, Income Amount Not Only Factor, Credit Union Times, May 19,2014

Installment Payments Can Contain Payday Lending, Credit Union Times, May 19, 2014

CDFI Credit Unions Perform Better, Credit Union Times, May 16, 2014

Best Practices and the Big Squeeze, Credit Union Times, March 16, 2014

Photos: Onsite at the National Federation of CDCUs, Credit Union Times, May 15, 2014

Federation Seeking More Low-Income Credit Union Members, Credit Union Times, May 15, 2014

CFPB Needs Industry’s Help, Credit Union Times, May 15, 2014

Dunn Urges Comment of RBC Proposal, Credit Union Times, May 15, 2014

Graves Lauds CU Community Support, Credit Union Times, May 14, 2014

Florida’s Largest Now a LICU, Credit Union Times, March 5, 2014

MariSol Magic: Arizona CDCU Makes the Most of Merger, February 19, 2014

Take Advantage of CDFI Opportunity, CU Times, January 24, 2014

Filene Testing Products, Credit Union Times, December 11, 2013

NCUA Makes CDFI Grants Available, Credit UnionTimes, December 11, 2013

Technical Grants Offered by NCUA, Credit Union Times, December 5, 2013

NCUA Will Put Resources Behind CU CDFI Quest, Credit Union Times, December 3, 2013

Comments Suggest Tweaks to NCUA’s MDI Proposal, Credit Union Times, October 23, 2013

Federation: CUs Face “Historic Opportunity”, Credit Union Magazine, October 1, 2013

Credit Unions, Community Agencies Receive $530,000 to Aid Underserved, Credit Union Times, September 26, 2013

More than $870,000 Heads to Low-Income Credit Unions This Year, Credit Union Times, August 28, 2013



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