Lending to Churches and Religious Organizations – June 4, 2024


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Date: June 4, 2024
Time: 11:00 a.m. Pacific
Duration: 60 minutes

Church lending has long been a mainstay of business lending at credit unions. However, making loans to churches and other religious organizations often requires a unique approach. In this webinar, CUBG’s Mike Smith discusses how to properly evaluate and understand the financial and non-financial risks associated with lending to churches. Join us and learn how to successfully lend to these unique organizations.

We’ll discuss:
– Important items to require in the application process
– Determining how the church produces income via contributions and programs
– Industry-specific financial ratios used to determine the viability and health of the organization
– Interpreting and analyzing church financial data
– Analyzing non-financial factors such as management, leadership, membership stability, and growth
– Tips on how to monitor these loan types and measure ongoing risk

Purchase Terms & Conditions

For live webinars, a full-team registration includes multiple attendees for your credit union. Please include these emails in the notes section at checkout. Each attendee will need a unique login link for access.

A recording of the session is also available for full-team access registrations upon request. For individual registrations for webinars, the recording will be available to purchase after the session. If you registered as an individual, you can request a discount code to use on the recording purchase.

Educational materials are proprietary and are not to be shared outside of the purchasing credit union.

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