The Manatee County-based Financial Access Federal Credit Union was awarded the grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s
Community Development Financial Institution established to help low- and moderate-income communities
recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and invest in long-term prosperity.
(April 21, 2023; Manatee County, FL) Financial Access Federal Credit Union (Financial Access), a Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution, headquartered in Manatee County, was recently honored with a grant from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s CDFI Fund. This grant will enable Financial Access to expand access to capital and opportunities for small businesses and employers in Manatee County. The CDFI program awarded $1.73 billion to 603 organizations nationwide. Financial Access is the only institution chartered in the Sarasota-Manatee region to be awarded this distinction. See attached release.