Community Investing Institutions, Banks and Credit Unions


“I applaud US SIF. Our affiliation with US SIF helps us network with investors seeking socially responsible and financially sound money management options. And US SIF has one of the best conferences in the impact investing space; it is a great place for community investing organizations to meet leaders in sustainable and responsible investing.”

--Frank Altman, President and CEO, Community Reinvestment Fund


If you represent a community investing institution or fund, your institution can count on the following benefits from US SIF membership:


• Interact with thought leaders in sustainable investing, including experts in impact investing from community development banks, credit unions, loan funds, microfinance funds and venture capital funds
• Stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices across the asset class spectrum
• Identify potential investors and business partners with interest in community development finance
• Join other members to expand the impact of the sustainable investing field

Educational Opportunities

• Enjoy member discounts at US SIF’s annual conference featuring leading investment, business and policy leaders, and gain entrée to special member-only programming and training there
• Receive invitations to regional member receptions and special events
• Learn about  critical industry issues from webinars and online member discussions
• Take and help shape education on community investing offered through online and live courses of the Center for Sustainable Investment Education
• Receive discounts to other selected industry events and conferences


• Access all US SIF Foundation research and publications, including our biennial Report on US Sustainable Investing Trends, or Trends Report, the most widely cited resource on the breadth and evolution of sustainable investing practice in the United States, and specialized reports on community and mission investing


• Benefit from press conferences, media referrals and other media activities that build public awareness of sustainable investing
• Use US SIF Foundation presentations and reports on sustainable investing to assist in your presentations to colleagues and clients

Public Policy

• Become a more effective advocate for public policy to build a sustainable and equitable economy through US SIF’s briefings, training and resources, including sample letters to Congress and regulatory agencies
• Enjoy opportunities to sign on to policy statements that US SIF submits to Congress, the White House and federal agencies

Advertising, Visibility & Marketing Opportunities

• Showcase your institution in US SIF’s online Financial Services Directory
• Achieve broader visibility for your institution through sponsorship opportunities at US SIF conferences and special events, on our website and in our publications
• Publicize up to three of your institution's research reports on US SIF's Research by our Members webpage
• Display the “US SIF Member” logo on your website as a mark of your commitment to sustainable investing

Institutional members of US SIF can share these benefits with multiple employees.