The CDFI program stays in the Senate Republican budget for 2018, but with the same funding as 2017.
A House subcommittee approves measures to cut CDFI by 23% and makes the CFPB and NCUA subject to appropriations.
Credit union trade groups allege that the CDFI program is biased toward non-credit union and non-bank recipients.
President Trump's budget proposal eliminates CDFI and credit union tax exemption will be examined.
A new federal budget deal actually boosts CDFI programs even though Trump threatened to pull the funding.
As Trump pushes to kill the CDFI, credit union leaders try to make a case to keep it alive.
Credit union leaders plan to fight Trump's push to stop funding the CDFI program.
Thirty-one credit unions remain in Treasury's Community Development Capital Initiative.
Plan underway to double the number of certified CDFI credit unions by the end of 2016.
The two agencies aim to double the number of CDFI credit unions to nearly 600 by the end of 2016.