Ford Foundation pledge of $700,000 to fund launch of financial services incubator.
Application process begins May 1 for think tank's leadership and ideal development program.
Developing innovations to help credit unions improve members' financial lives is focus of project.
Former CUNA Mutual vice president Mollie Bell takes on new role building strategic partnerships for institute's innovations.
California credit union pledges $25,000 annually to become think tank's first Silver Benefactor.
South Carolina Republican leaving with two years left in second term.
Canada’s largest cooperative financial institution joins with FIlene Research Institute as a Gold Benefactor to help examine consumer and policy issues.