Tools and Resources
We understand churches and their financial needs.
Whether you’re looking for small business banking or a larger commercial loan—Kindred can help. Rev. Brooke Ashfield from Knox Presbyterian Church explains how Kindred’s understanding of churches led to a relationship that allows Knox to direct more of its funds to its ministry and mission.
We want to recognize the positive impact our organization members have in our communities, that’s why we offer a chequing account with reduced fees — so you can focus on your mission. This chequing account is available for churches, registered charities, and not-for-profit organizations.
Interac e-Transfer offers a convenient, contact-free way for you to send and receive money:
Small Business Online Banking also offers the following enhanced, fee-based services:
Subscribe to Invoicing and you’ll be able to create professional, customized invoices, email them directly to customers, and track payments.
With Kindred’s Remote Deposit Capture you can deposit both Canadian and US cheques easily and securely without visiting a branch! Churches and charities get reduced fees. Learn more about Remote Deposit Capture.
You can help, with the affordable housing crisis in our community.
Kindred Credit Union and WRCF have worked together to develop an innovative solution that has the potential to make a difference locally for people to find a place to call home.
Did you know that just by having and using a Kindred Mastercard you’re helping support the Kindred Charitable Fund? Each year Kindred donates funds to the Kindred Charitable Fund based on our members’ use of their Collabria Mastercard! See our Business Mastercards.
From your revenue model to your risk level, Kindred understands churches. We've been providing favourable church mortgages and financing for more than 40 years.
Automated Funds Transfer (AFT) is a quick and effective way to process receivables, donations, tithings, and direct payroll transactions electronically.
Affordable Housing Loans are available to not-for-profit or for-profit organizations developing or providing long-term, permanent affordable housing. These loans are supported by the Affordable Housing GIC impact investment. Learn More.
Helping members care for creation, Creation Care Loans are renewable fixed rate loans that come with a 0.5% environmental discount.
Helping members care for each other, this unique program gives our members the opportunity to both offer and access financial assistance in times of need. Learn more.
A guaranteed investment that earns a competitive interest rate and Kindred donates bonus interest to the church or church-based organization of your choice. Churches can invest too! Learn more.
The Kindred Charitable Fund has distributed $1.3 million in support of churches and charitable organizations since its inception in 1999. A total of 163 groups have benefited from these grants, which have impacted people and communities across Ontario.
Kindred also supports charitable organizations through sponsorships. Requests for amounts of $100 to $2,499 can be submitted year-round. We look to support initiatives and organizations that align with our purpose to inspire peaceful, just, and prosperous communities.
At Kindred Credit Union, we believe your financial decisions can impact the world in amazing ways. We call this Banking with Purpose. It’s about making choices that reflect who you are, connecting with those you care about, being part of something bigger. It’s wanting all aspects of your life to reflect your beliefs–including your finances.
It all began when a group of Mennonites had a radical vision to see mutual aid put into faithful practice — extending access to financial services across our community. That vision is lived out today through our innovative banking, borrowing, and investing products and services.
Kindred Credit Union is cooperative banking that connects values and faith with finances inspiring peaceful, just, and prosperous communities.