What makes LLFS different from other financial services?
We are a non-profit corporations created under Title 8 of the Leech Lake Reservation Tribal Court Code. This is important to us because it empowers up to operate as a separate entity.
LLFS has a Board of Directors comprised of area bankers, planners, educators, lawyers and accountants. We have our own office and policies that are designed to uphold ethical practices and to meet the needs of our community.
We are a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) certified by the US Treasury Department. We must meet strict financial and service requirements to maintain our certification.
With the support of private foundations, State and Federal dollars, we are able to provide financial development services (training and technical assistance) and loan products to meet the needs of our community.