Alternatives Federal Credit Union

  • NY


125 N. Fulton Street
United States

About Us

Alternatives Federal Credit Union is an $86 million dollar asset Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) serving the Ithaca community and surrounding region. Founded in 1979, Alternatives is a complex financial institution composed of four inter-related groups (including three non-profits) working together to provide asset-building opportunity for the region. Alternatives’ mission is to build wealth and create economic opportunity for underserved people. Beyond traditional credit union services, Alternatives combines loan products and investment opportunities with financial education. Alternatives is a leader in CDFI work and is recognized world-wide for its contribution in this area. For more detailed information about Alternatives please visit our web site at