Credit unions in Florida may be able to obtain certification as community development financial institutions thanks to funding from the $6 billion Suncoast Credit Union and the efforts of the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions.
WASHINGTON - Suncoast Credit Union will fund consultants to help fellow financial cooperatives gain CDFI certification.
The $6B credit union is set to break ground on Suncoast Credit Union Arena at a Florida college.
The U.S. Treasury Department's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund has certified the $5.8 billion Suncoast Credit Union as a CDFI.
The largest CDFI in the country is now a credit union.
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Florida's largest credit union now carries the low income designation
The $5.55B Suncoast Credit Union will apply for U.S. Treasury CDFI grants to help finance affordable housing projects and other initiatives.
Changes reflect $5.5 billion credit union's recent conversion to a state charter.
Big Florida credit union to become a state-chartered institution next year.