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July 2, 2015 | Publication

The West Virginia Loan Fund Collaborative: Small Business Lending in Underserved Areas

This issue of MarketWise Community provides a brief history of the formation of West Virginia Loan Fund Collaborative (WVLFC) as well as an analysis of how WVLFC members deploy capital to small businesses. The development of WVLFC and its ongoing work may serve as a model for other states to understand alternative lending activity within their borders.


May 18, 2015 | News

Charlotte Joins "Legacy Cities" to Discuss Broadband

The Federal Reserve Banks of Richmond, Chicago, Cleveland and Philadelphia held a videoconference meeting for Redefining Rustbelt 2015–16, entitled “Broadband and Digital Technology: Infrastructure of the Future," on Friday, May 15.


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March 26, 2015 | Publication

Reserve 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.


Jan. 16, 2015 | News

Community Development Staff Co-Publishes Op-Ed in the Charleston Daily Mail

In December, Regional Community Development Manager Jennifer Giovannitti partnered with TechConnect West Virginia to publish an op-ed highlighting innovative ways to connect small business to capital. The strategies and opportunities they discuss are shared to help address challenges in obtaining early stage and seed capital.


Dec. 17, 2014 | Publication

Changes in the Rural-Urban Composition of the Fifth District

This issue of 5th District Footprint provides a look at changes along the rural-urban continuum for localities in the Fifth District between 2003 and 2013.


Dec. 4, 2014 | Publication

Fall 2014 Survey Results

The current issue of Community Pulse presents the results of our fall 2014 survey.


Nov. 19, 2014 | Publication

Educational Attainment Rates in the Fifth District

This issue of 5th District Footprint discusses changes in educational attainment in the Fifth District between 1990 and 2012.


Nov. 7, 2014 | Conference or Event

Community Development Network of Maryland Annual Meeting

Please join the Community Development Network of Maryland (CDN) for their Annual Meeting, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore Branch. 


Sept. 25, 2014 | Publication

Business Establishment Changes in the Fifth District

This issue of 5th District Footprint explores changes in the number of business establishments between 2011 and 2012.


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July 25, 2014 | Publication

NMTC Investment in the Fifth District

This issue of 5th District Footprint examines the distribution of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC).

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