Cooperative Federal's office in the Southwest Community Center is now bigger and better. Please join us to thank the partners who made this expansion possible, and to celebrate our promising future together.
Grand Re-Opening Ceremony
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
4:00 pm at the Southwest Community Center
401 South Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13204
In September 1981, neighborhood activists held the first meeting of an organizing committee to form a new Credit Union that would serve our communitys financial needs. The meeting was held at a home on Westcott Street, and members explored the need for a homegrown financial institution to meet needs of residents and organizations that were not being met by conventional, for-profit banks.
Gifford Foundation provides Loan Capital to establish the "Nano Loan" Program
Cooperative Federal is kicking off a new microfinance initiative this week. Through the Step Up Loan Fund, with capital provided by the Gifford Foundation, our credit union will make "nano loans" to foster job readiness and entrepreneurship among low-income and under-employed Syracuse residents.