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March 26, 2015 | PublicationReserve Bank Collaboration in Rural Areas through the Collective Impact Model
Recognizing community and economic development challenges across the low- and moderate-income spectrum in rural communities, three Reserve Banks – Atlanta, Cleveland and Richmond – established the Tri-Bank Initiative, a partnership to work together on programs to benefit Central Appalachia. This issue of MarketWise Community explores the Tri-Bank Initiative’s work through the lens of a model of collective impact where partnering organizations coalesce around a shared agenda designed to address these regional community and economic development challenges.
Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are specialized financial institutions operating in markets that are underserved by traditional financial institutions. This section provides information on CDFIs, with a particular focus on the Southeast region of the U.S. In addition, it includes a dedicated section on CDFI banks, also knows and Community Development Banks (CDBs).
Data and Mapping
A compilation of links to select data sources and mapping tools are available here. PolicyMap’s web-based mapping tool, Map Your Community, is one of the resources provided. Users can create, customize and print maps of communities, counties and states using a select number of economic and demographic indicators.
The Foreclosure section provides a comprehensive list of both national and local foreclosure prevention information, resources and data. The site is aimed at connecting organizations, communities, consumers and financial institutions with the resources they need to help mitigate foreclosure losses.
Policy summaries of community development related regulations and provisions and accompanying publications and resources.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is committed to supporting small businesses in the Fifth District. This web page highlights our programs and resources aimed at helping small businesses access the technical and financial resources they need. They are categorized by location: VA, MD, NC, SC and WV.
Mortgage Performance Summaries
This series of quarterly reports provides state-level analyses of housing markets, and the composition and performance of mortgage markets in the Fifth District.
Community Pulse Fall 2014
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