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Vocal is proud of our CDFI certification, and commitment to serving the needs of members.  

We are proud to say Vocal Credit Union is one of only five credit unions certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) in the state of Montana.

CDFIs invest in their local communities by providing important funding sources to people who are often denied loans from larger mainstream banks and credit unions. We earned our CDFI certification because of our commitment to providing affordable financial services, and by continually working to help people who deserve an opportunity to take their next steps in life.

Our CDFI-certified status allows for partnerships that will serve even more members of modest means, because we believe that’s a critical role a great local credit union should provide.  Since 1954, we’ve developed strong relationships with our community – and we’re confident offering the full strength of our services to members at all stages of their lives and careers.

Since its inception, the CDFI Fund has awarded more than $2 billion to community development organizations and financial institutions, and allocated another $43.5 billion in New Markets Tax Credits across the nation.  As a CDFI-certified credit union, we’ll be able to apply for annual grant, tax credit, and bond programs. Those benefits will allow us to build our organizational capacity to better serve lower-income individuals and families in Lewis and Clark, Jefferson, and Broadwater Counties.

 
US Department of the Treasury Certified CDFIGive us a call at 406-442-1421 or stop by the credit union to learn more about what we’re doing to serve members of modest means, and the loan packages we can offer to help you bring your dreams closer to home. To contact us, click here.

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