MADISON, Wis. (2/18/16)--The Filene Research Institute is seeking credit unions to participate in its newest incubator initiative--five pilot projects specifically aimed at reaching minority households.
“Our research shows that when credit unions focus on the needs of minorities, both members and credit unions can thrive. Our goal in the Filene Incubator is to identify locally successful programs, test them across a broader set of credit unions, and share results with the credit union community for wide-scale implementation,” said Andrew Downin, Filene managing director of innovation.
“Reaching Minority Households” is a collaboration between Filene and Visa to identify and test programs serving minority groups and implement the best on a larger scale.
The five programs available for testing include:
To request participation in a “Reaching Minority Households” pilot, visit the Filene website.