Federation Leadership Transition Statement by Lynda Milton, Board Chairman – For Immediate Release

Federation Leadership Transition Statement by Lynda Milton, Board Chairman (Tuesday, March 20, 2012 – Washington, DC) The following statement was released today at a press conference at CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference, and was attended by members of the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions’ (Federation’s) executive committee, staff, and …

Federation Issues Major Study of CDCUs and CDFI Industry

We welcome this important report , however, the “Great Recession” is a mystification, when we all know that the real problem is that the domestic money supply collapsed, due to fewer bank loans and securitizations, by which our banks create most of our nation’s money supply! Hazel Henderson, Editor Federation …

Community Development Credit Unions Take Center Stage in New York City – For Immediate Release

Community Development Credit Unions Take Center Stage in New York City Launch International Year of Coops, NYC Coop Year & Teach-in at The New School (October 8, 2011 – New York, NY) New York City was the site of a series of local and international events that highlighted the growing …

Federation Announces $2-Million Investment from the Ford Foundation

Federation Announces $2-Million Investment from Ford Foundation (July 17, 2011 – Hollywood, CA) The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (Federation) today announced a $2-million investment from the Ford Foundation for the purpose of making secondary-capital investments in community development credit unions (CDCUs). “The Ford Foundation is our largest …

Federation Exploring Billion-Dollar Community Development Bond Program

A publication from CDCU Insight Jan/Feb 2011 Dear Members and Friends: Greetings in the New Year! Here at the Federation we’ve had one of the snowiest beginnings to the year, forcing us to close our offices several times already, but despite these natural challenges, we have been as busy as …