Marketwise Community highlights community development best practice models and emerging issues in the Fifth District.
Volume 5 Issue 1
This issue of MarketWise Community explores the Tri-Bank Initiative, a partnership between the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Cleveland and Richmond around programming to benefit Central Appalachia. Our discussion illustrates how a model of collective impact to coalesce partnering organizations around a shared agenda may be used to achieve common goals.
Volume 4 Issue 1
This issue of Marketwise Community discusses the innovative programs and services that libraries provide to serve community needs.
Volume 3 Issue 2
This issue discusses the challenges of meeting the housing needs of people with disabilities and highlights promising approaches in Virginia.
Volume 3 Issue 1
This issue of Marketwise Community discusses Community Land Trusts as an innovative approach to affordable homeownership.
This edition has been updated with material presented at Shared Equity Housing: A Forum on Financing and Capitalization on June 22, 2012.
Volume 2 Issue 2
This issue of Marketwise Community explores the evolution of housing counseling agencies to meet the changing needs of their clients in today's economic climate.
Volume 2 Issue 1
This issue looks at the several non-traditional lending programs helping small businesses access credit in a down economy.
Volume 1 Issue 2
This issue looks at the growing use of prepaid cards and the development of a new credit score tracking component that could provide consumers an alternative way to build credit history.
Volume 1 Issue 1
This issue looks at a new payday lending alternative being driven by employer-credit union partnerships that is gaining momentum in Virginia.