Select Partner Groups

If you are an organization in NYC that would like to provide your members, staff, clients and volunteers with fair and competitive financial products and services, joining the Lower East Side People’s FCU (LES PEOPLE’S) is the solution for you. For over 30 years, the LES PEOPLE’S mission has been providing safe, affordable and democratic alternative to traditional bank services and reinvesting member’s money in the communities we serve. LES PEOPLE’S is a certified Community Development Financial Institution. Here is the list of existing Select Partner Groups.

To become a SPG, you need to provide the Credit Union with:

  • Copy of by-laws (it must include date)
  • Letter of intent with estimate of how many employees/members will join the credit union, and a statement of your distance from our closest branch. Download template here.

SPG status can allow any combination of the following categories to join the credit union:

  • Organization/business itself (corporate account)
  • Employees
  • Members
  • Clients
  • Volunteers

Benefits for your SPG members/clients/volunteers/employees:

  • Free Membership *New Membership Fee Waived
  • Free Checking, *No Maintenance Fee.
  • Affordable Loans. *Application Fee rebate.
  • Credit Cards, *No Annual Fee
  • Access to more than 30,000 free ATMs,
  • Overdraft Protection, *Affordable and Optional.
  • Free Online Banking, 24/7 access to your account.
  • Free Mobile Banking, 24/7 access to your account from your smartphone.
  • Free Bill Pay, Don’t be late on your bills ever again.
  • Free Direct Deposit, Receive your money automatically into your account, Fast and Secured.
  • Free Financial Counseling, *Priority with appointments
  • Free Financial Classes

Benefits for the SPG:

If you have any additional question, don’t hesitate in calling us: 212-529-8197 ext. 116 or at

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