Robert Jackson, former CEO of First Delta FCU, is leading an effort to develop an educational radio station in Mississippi.
Lending programs and grants allow credit unions to fight food deserts and attract new business.
Learn how credit unions mitigate ag lending risks while supporting underserved communities.
Since 2011, the $99M Louisiana credit union has loaned more than $21M to small farmers and other food producers.
Nine get nearly $1.4 million each. Self-Help FCU gets separate $3 million grant for Healthy Food Financing Initiative.
Virginia credit union CEO takes helm of African-American Credit Union Coalition.
When it comes to underwriting consumer loans, some community development credit unions have found success by looking at other factors besides credit scores.
Many, if not most, credit unions would balk at the notion of adopting former state prison inmates as potential members. But it should tell you a lot about the 21,000-member $90 million Shreveport Federal Credit Union that the idea met with near universal approval from the first time it was...
As some credit unions around the country gear up to apply for grant money from the U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, there are indications that credit unions are gradually becoming more sophisticated about navigating the grant writing process.
Fourteen credit unions and organizations that work with credit unions received $1.5 million each from the latest round of awards from the U.S. Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. Their totals were part of more $28 million that went to 27 credit unions and supporting organizations.