Press & Media

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Press

Recent News:

The 2022 State of Black Business report, released in August by data nonprofit The State of Black Arizona, indicates more than 50% of Black business owners struggle with a lack of access to capital, driven by low levels of personal wealth, disparities in creditworthiness and low loan request rates. Read more

Frank E. Crump, President & CEO of UPI Loan Fund, speaks on providing loans and behavioral financial wellness services to underserved communities. Listen now pm the Heart of Giving Podcast! Read more

UPI Loan Fund, a Phoenix-based nonprofit, is working on its application to become a CDFI, which would make it Arizona’s first-ever Black-owned financial lending institution. Read more

UPI Loan Fund, a Phoenix-based nonprofit, is working on its application to become a CDFI, which would make it Arizona’s first-ever Black-owned financial lending institution. Read more

Congressman Ruben Gallego writes UPI Loan Fund a letter of support of our mission to provide low-cost consumer and business loans that support community members and community. Read more

Phoenix-based UPI Loan Fund Founder Frank Crump spoke before the National Institute of Health (NIH) UNITE committees and staff on racism, discrimination, diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more

In Arizona, the UPI Loan Fund, a new division of Unified Progress International, provides an alternative funding source for underfunded businesses during COVID-19. 
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See what over 30,241,118 (in counting) are talking about. Read our latest press release here.

When we work together, we can move mountains. Learn more about how our partnership with MariSol Credit Federal Union is helping underserved communities get back on their feet in Arizona.

Media

Pro sports legacy, Ray Ellis discusses the positive impact that UPI can have on communities. 

Black Changemaker Speaker Event Spring 2022

Welcome to UPI Loan Fund

SBU New Inductees Speak Out

Introducing the Financial Wellness Team, UPI

Economic Unity with Guest Frank Crump

Roundtable with John Christian hosts UPI Founder, Frank Crump

The History of UPI Loan Fund

Changing the Landscape of Acquiring a Loan

Frank Crump Kannaway Talk Webinar

Real Talk Junkies with Frank Crump 

Frank Crump, Founder & President UPI Educ. “From The Hood to Corporate President”