Additional Resources for Socially Responsible Credit Unions


The Aspen Institute
An international organization working on environmental and economic concerns
BALANCE
A financial education and counseling service committed to helping individuals and families nationwide take control of their finances and reach their goals
Carbonfund.org
Offset your footprint and reduce climate change for your organization
CasePlace.org
Business Case Studies and Social Impact Management Teaching Materials from the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
ePhilanthropy Foundation eTour
Information on attending an eTour near you
Fannie Mae
Provides financial products and services that make it possible for low-, moderate-, and middle-income families to buy homes of their own
Get More Money Now: How to Have Better Credit and More Money for Things That Matter
Balanced and Basic Financial Education Resources from the Better Business Bureau
global300.coop
Information on co-operative and mutual enterprise worldwide
Global Reporting Initiative
GRI's Sustainability Reporting Framework is a great tool for credit unions to use for reporting on economic, environmental, and social performance
IKNOW.org
A comprehensive online resource for nonprofit organizations
IRnet
An electronic funds transfer service providing credit union members a safe and inexpensive way to send money overseas or domestically
Market data relating to underserved communities
A listing of websites from the Untapped:Creating Value in Underserved Markets website
National Cooperative Business Association
A national cross-industry membership and trade association representing cooperatives
National Low Income Housing Coalition
Dedicated to ending America's affordable housing crisis
Native American Outreach
Resources for credit unions serving Native Americans
Topics for Charities & Non-Profits from the IRS
Great resource full of useful links and a calender of relevant conferences/workshops
Woodstock Institute
Dedicated to promoting community reinvestment and economic development in lower-income and minority communities both locally and nationally
Building Community Assets Blog
The Woodstock Institute's Blog with updated information on community organization and credit union partnerships