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ACU helps launch national fund for co-ops

Many financial institutions don’t understand 
how co-operatives work and are less likely 
to loan them money

Assiniboine Credit Union is helping lead the creation of a national Co-operative Investment Fund that will provide essential loans for growing and expanding co-operatives across Canada. “The idea for the fund is driven by national research that shows there is a gap in financing for co-operatives in part because many financial institutions do not understand