Year: 2019

Thank You Northwest Area Foundation For The Generous 2019 Operations Grant Award

Leech Lake Financial Services would like to thank Northwest Area Foundation for the generous 2019 Operations Grant award. This grant has helped us to keep our doors open, provide area financial skills trainings and continues to offer these programs to the Cass Lake community. Chi-Miigwech. The Northwest Area Foundation was established in 1934 and is…
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Above Board: Compliance, Legal, and Financial Best Practices conference

Pam and Lynn were able to attend the Above Board: Compliance, Legal, and Financial Best Practices conference in Arizona thanks to the CDFI Fund. They both received full scholarships for travel and to attend the conference hosted by the Friedman Associates. Friedman Associates is a national consulting firm to CDFIs, with the leading experts dedicated…
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The 2019 Native CDFI Network Summit

Robert H Aitken, Executive Director of Leech Lake Financial Service, attended the Native CDFI Network Summit in Washington, DC. The summit was an opportunity for CDFI leaders and allies to help shape Native CDFI policies for next year. These policies will advance the Native CDFI industry, promote growth, prosperity, and economic impact in Indian Country. It was…
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Credit Builders Alliance Grants LLFS $40,000 for Operations and Funding the Credit Builder Loans

Leech Lake Financial Service’s programs would not be as successful as they are without the support and funds we receive from nonprofits like the Credit Builders Alliance (CBA). CBA was created by and for our nonprofit members as a bridge to the modern credit reporting system to help millions of individuals with poor or no…
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Otto Bremer Trust or the 2019 Community Asset Building Grant award of $50,000

Leech Lake Financial Services would like to thank Otto Bremer Trust for the 2019 Community Asset Building Grant award of $50,000. This grant has supported many of our programs and services in the Leech Lake Reservation Community, such as our Small Business Loan Program, Business 101, Business Blueprint and LLFS’s operating funds. We are grateful…
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