Baton Rouge Fire Department Federal Credit Union joins CU First Responders Finance

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News Release

Baton Rouge, LA and Boca Raton, FL –CU First Responders Finance (CUFR) is excited to welcome Baton Rouge Fire Department Federal Credit Union (BRFDFCU) to our Referral Credit Union program. BRFDFCU is looking forward to offering business loan services to their membership.

CUFR’s business lending program provides the avenue for first responder credit unions to refer commercial real estate, apparatus, equipment, and other business loans for potential funding.

The referring credit union gets business loans on their books and the lead lender earns points and a portion of quality loans. Additionally, there is an opportunity to sell a portion of the loan back to the referring credit union.

Baton Rouge Fire Department Federal Credit Union serves current employees of the Baton Rouge Fire Department, St. George Fire Department, Brownsfield Fire Department, Central Fire Department, Eastside Fire Department, District 6 Fire Department, St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department, Plaquemine Fire Department, Zachary Fire Department, Prairieville Ascension Fire District # 3, City of Baker, Gulf Division of Dairymen, Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Alsen St. Irma Lee Fire Department, West Baton Rouge Fire Dept. District 1, LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute, Pride Volunteer Fire Department, Livingston Fire Protection District 7, EMS, Gonzales Fire Dept, Town of Livingston Fire Department, Sorrento Volunteer Fire Department, Chaneyville Fire Department, Denham Springs Fire Department, Fire Protection District Five, Pointe Coupee Parish Fire Dept. District 5, West Feliciana Fire Protection District Number 1, Tangipahoa Parish Fire Protection District Number 1, Baker Fire Department, Fire Protection Dist. 4, Livingston Parish Dist. 4, St. Landry Fire Protection #1, Hammond Rural Fire Department, Independence Fire Department, Office of State Examiner Fire & Police Civil Service, Loranger Volunteer Fire Department, Pointe Coupee Fire District # 3, Pointe Coupee Fire District # 4, Husser Volunteer Fire Department, Hammond Fire Department, Livingston Fire District #9, and Wilmer Volunteer Fire Department.

Membership information and current rates may be obtained by calling (225) 274-8383 or by visiting

CU First Responder Finance is a partnership between the National Council of Firefighter Credit Unions and Biz Lending & Insurance Center, Inc. Our mission is to develop commercial real estate marketing and business lending programs specifically designed for first responder credit unions.  For more information call (561) 409-8790 or visit

Contact: Murray Halperin, Managing Member, CUFR (561)393-3770
Dawn Heath, CEO, Baton Rouge Fire Department Federal Credit Union 225-274-8383

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