The Credit Union Association of the Dakotas (CUAD) represents credit unions in North Dakota and South Dakota. Headquartered in Bismarck, ND, with an office in Sioux Falls, SD as well, CUAD is the professional financial trade association serving 77 credit unions that employ more than 1,800 individuals in 214 branches.

With nearly 479,000 members in North and South Dakota, Dakota credit unions have assets in excess of $6.1 billion and currently are providing Dakota consumers with $4.5 billion in loans.

In our mission to help credit unions succeed, CUAD plays a key role in credit unions growing membership, strengthening their charter and providing excellence to members. 

We do this in four key strategic areas:

  1. Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy,

  2. Compliance,                 

  3. Credit Union Awareness,

  4. Professional Development.