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Our Business Service Experience
Cooperative Federal has provided financial services to small businesses since 1982. We specialize in serving small business or “micro-enterprise”, cooperatives and nonprofits.
Services for Business Members
Web Teller Online Banking
View history, check balances, and make transfers 24/7. To sign up, call Member Service at 473-0220.
Convenient drop-off, no lines, and three locations.
Personal Business Advising
Our staff and consultants are available to meet with you one-on-one, to discuss your business ideas, help you develop or review your business plan, develop a marketing strategy, share skills to set up your financial records, and answer questions. One-on-one business advising provides the opportunity to get a second opinion on the plan you have for your business.
To set up an appointment, contact Greg at (315)473-0230.
Program to Improve Personal Credit for Entrepreneurs
We can also review your credit history and work with you to develop a plan to improve your personal credit.
For more information or an appointment, call our Financial Coaching and Education line at 476-1451 and press 1.
Business Skills Workshops & Resources
Cooperative Federal offers workshops and seminars to small business owners, in collaboration with partner organizations. Take a look at our Business Seminar Descriptions.
For more information about upcoming workshops, please call us at 476-1451 and press 2.
Access to Retirement Plans for Your Employees
Please call our Small Business Services line at (315) 473-0249 for more information.
Building Grassroots Organizations
Our Community Development program, started in 1982, provides accounts and loans combined with advice, business plan review, and other technical assistance to organizations involved in revitalizing our neighborhoods.
For more information, please call Ron at (315) 473-0201.
To achieve the most for our business members, Cooperative Federal works in collaboration with the Southwest Economic Business Resource Center (SWEBRC), Onondaga Small Business Development Center, South Side Innovation Center, StartUP NY, Women Business Opportunity Connection (WBOC), SU's Falcone Center for Entrpreneurship, the City of Syracuse's Department of Neighborhood and Business Development, Empire State Development Corporation, Syracuse Economic Development Corporation, Onondaga County Economic Development Corporation, and SCORE.
Businesses with income under a million dollars a year are ignored or neglected by most commercial banks — but not Cooperative Federal! We're committed to small businesses, and have a comprehensive small business program. Our program offers education and support services, as well as accounts and loans.