The $1.1 trillion negotiated budget deal worked out earlier this month by lawmakers in the House and Senate includes money for two programs used by credit unions.
The $1.1 trillion agreement includes $1.2M for the Community Development Revolving Loan Fund and $226M for the CDFI Fund. WOCCU received $275M.
IIFC Group now has 92,456 members and $4.5 million in savings shares.
CU program only one remaining from 1982.
Ninichuk joins agency from Michigan Credit Union League.
Whenever credit union political activists grow frustrated at their work with federal or state legislators, when the doors seem closed or telephone calls go unreturned, they could pause to reflect on the duties performed by Mahir Momand.
Many people like their coffee black, but some Mexican coffee growers are working to make it green.
In the unsettling atmosphere across parts of Afghanistan, small business owners and farmers are getting the capital they need from the country's Islamic investment and finance cooperatives.
The World Council of Credit Unions will develop a five-year cooperative development program to meet the financial service needs of small farmers in Guatemala, Mexico and Kenya.