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Three Missouri Credit Unions Receive CDFI Grants


The U.S. Treasury Department awarded grants to five Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) in Missouri—and three of these recipients were credit unions! This was made possible through the Missouri Credit Union Charitable Foundation's (MCUCF) statewide CDFI initiative. To date, MCUCF has helped 25 credit unions in Missouri earn CDFI certification and apply for grants. 

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Electro Savings Credit Union Pays It Forward


Electro Savings Credit Union (St. Louis) recently donated $20,000 to the Missouri Credit Union Charitable Foundation (MCUCF). This was the credit union’s way of paying it forward to help other credit unions in Missouri. 

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Missouri Credit Unions Awarded $4.79 Million in CDFI Grants


Credit unions in Missouri now have additional resources to positively impact their communities. The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund awarded 10 Missouri credit unions $4.79 million in grant funding. The grants are restricted to certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI), which operate in niche markets that are underserved by traditional financial institutions. It’s estimated that 100 of the state’s 134 credit unions meet the U.S.

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CU Community Announces Funding to New Homebuyers


There are times that paying for a down payment or funding closing costs have kept hardworking families from buying a home of their own. CU Community Credit Union’s Urban First-time Homebuyer Assistance is now available to help.

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Credit Unions Asked to Participate in Consumer Survey


In an effort to increase visibility of Missouri credit unions, MCUA is making strides toward a public relations campaign designed to put YOU in the news. Our first endeavor is a brief member survey that I'd like you to link on your website and other social media platforms.

The survey is designed to obtain members' opinions on issues ranging from spending and saving to financial education. The data gathered from the responses will help us inform the media and other audiences about consumer opinions, behaviors and outlooks.

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