|December 30, 2011||
New Marketwise Community Focuses on the Evolution of Housing Counseling Agencies After the Foreclosure Crisis
Latest issue of Marketwise Community explores the evolution of housing counseling agencies to meet the changing needs of their clients in today's economic climate.
|December 9, 2011||
New Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Resource Center
The CDFI Resource Center provides information on community development financial institutions (CDFIs), including a directory of CDFIs located in the U.S. Southeast.
|November 23, 2011||
New Community Scope Issue Explores Neighborhood Stabilization - Putting Policy into Practice
This issue of Community Scope explores the on-the-ground experiences of Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funding recipients. The cases highlighted serve as an interesting illustration of how national community development policies are implemented at the local level.
|November 17, 2011||
Registration Open for Innovation and the Nonprofit Sector
Nonprofit leaders are invited to attend an interactive workshop featuring Dr. Roop Mahajan, Director of Virginia Tech's Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS) and Alan Hutson of The Monument Group.
|November 9, 2011||
Innovation, a key factor in economic growth and recovery, is the focus of the latest 5th District Footprint.
The November issue of 5th District Footprint shows the innovation performance of Fifth District localities. Innovation performance tends to be high in urban areas, locations close to universities and places with low unemployment.
|October 13, 2011||
5th District Footprint examines the location of bank branches across the region.
Where are the bricks-and-mortar banks in the Fifth District? The latest 5th District Footprint suggests that bank branches tend to be concentrated in heavily populated areas.
|September 19, 2011||
New Additions to the Map Resource Center
The Map Resource Center now includes new maps showing changes in demographic and housing characteristics between the 2000 and 2010 Census.
|August 31, 2011||
5th District Footprint Examines Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) Activity in the Region's MSAs
The current issue of 5th District Footprint looks at HAMP activity by Metropolitan Statistical Area, as of May 2011, and illustrates evidence of regional disparity. HAMP is the centerpiece of the Making Home Affordable (MHA) initiative of the U.S. Departments of the Treasury and Housing and Urban Development.
|August 29, 2011||
Micro Finance: Helping to Create First-time Entrepreneurs
This call will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about how microfinance can serve as a catalyst to increasing economic opportunity in low-to-moderate income communities in the U.S.
|August 19, 2011||
New Release of Data for Fifth District Communities
The Community Data Resource Center has been updated with 2009 data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey. The data reflect demographic, social, housing, and economic characteristics at the county and state levels for the District's five states and Washington, D.C. Data can be downloaded as PDF or Microsoft Excel files.
|July 25, 2011||
New Community Scope Issue Focuses on Neighborhood Stabilization Strategies
This issue of Community Scope assesses the strategies that recipients of the first round of Neighborhood Stabilization Program funding (NSP1) used to combat the rising numbers of foreclosures in their communities.
|June 27, 2011||
New Community Development Bank Resource Center
The Community Development Bank Resource Center provides information about the structure and function of community development banks, including financial data on a peer group of community development banks tracked over time. The data on the site will be updated annually.
|June 10, 2011||
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond to Hold Community Development Workshops on Nonprofits & Housing
Community development professionals are invited to attend the events
|May 25, 2011||
5th District Footprint Shows Spectrum of Broadband Speed Across the Region
The current issue of 5th District Footprint looks at the presence of broadband infrastructure across the District and the connection between broadband access and community development.
|April 8, 2011||
The CDFI Special Issue Highlights Partnership Opportunities with CDFIs and Financial Institutions
This special issue focuses on the unique partnership opportunity between banks and CDFIs to provide innovative financing, offer additional products and foster development of future business. To help financial institutions better understand CDFIs, this issue centers on how this unique partnership can be leveraged for investment opportunities.
|April 2, 2011||
New MarketWise Community Issue Focuses on Small Business Lending Alternatives
The latest issue of the Richmond Fed's online publication, MarketWise Community, looks at financing challenges faced by small businesses during the "credit crunch" and alternative credit products provided by non-traditional lenders that are paving the way for business growth.
|March 26, 2011||
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Launches New On-line Map Publication, 5th District Footprint, to Analyze Community Development Data
5th District Footprint provides a spatial analysis of various issues affecting communities in the region.
|February 24, 2011||
Registration Open for 2011 Federal Reserve Community Affairs Research Conference
The Federal Reserve System has opened registration for the seventh annual Federal Reserve Community Affairs Research Conference, The Changing Landscape of Community Development, to be held April 28-29, 2011 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.
|January 10, 2011||
Freddie Mac Foreclosure Prevention Workshop List Available
A national list of foreclosure prevention workshops for homeowners at risk of foreclosure is now available from Freddie Mac.
(804) 332-0207 (mobile)