ABA: Seven Banks Win ABA Foundation’s 2022 Community Commitment Awards

The American Bankers Association Foundation named seven banks as 2022 Community Commitment Award winners. The annual awards recognize banks for extraordinary corporate social responsibility efforts in seven specific categories ranging from affordable housing to economic inclusion. The winners will be recognized at ABA’s Annual Convention in Austin, Texas on Oct. 4. The selection […]

ABA: D.C. Area Banker Lola Pol Wins ABA Foundation Distinguished Service Award

The ABA Foundation has named Lola Pol, branch manager for Capital Bank NA in Rockville, Md., the winner of its 2022 George Bailey Distinguished Service Award for her commitment to community lending and helping first-time, low-to-moderate income homebuyers achieve homeownership throughout the Washington, D.C. area. Pol will be recognized on […]

SBA: Call for Nominations for 2023 National Small Business Week Awards Announced

Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 33 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the call for nominations  for the 2023 National Small Business Week (NSBW) Awards. The NSBW Awards recognize SBA-assisted small businesses’ inspirational achievements and contributions to their communities and our nation’s […]

EDA: Grantees Announced Under 2022 University Center Competition

26 Colleges and Universities in EDA’s Atlanta and Seattle Regions to Host EDA University Center Economic Development Technical Assistance Programs; Nearly One-Third of Selected Institutions Are Minority Serving U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo today announced the grantees of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) 2022 University Center Economic Development […]

HUD: Council on Foundations and HUD Announce Winners of 2022 Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships

This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations (COF) announced the winners of the 2022 Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships.The Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships recognizes excellence in partnerships that have both transformed the relationships between the public and philanthropic sectors and […]

CDFI Fund: Apply Now for the Brand New CDFI Equitable Recovery Program

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the fiscal year (FY) 2022 funding round for the CDFI Equitable Recovery Program (CDFI ERP) today. The program will provide approximately $1.73 billion in awards, which was included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Pub. L. […]

ABA: Foundation Encourages Banks to Submit Nominations for 10th Annual Community Commitment Awards

The ABA Foundation is seeking submissions for its 10th annual Community Commitment Awards. The awards, one of the industry’s highest honors for extraordinary community engagement, recognizes innovative, high-impact bank programs that improve the quality of life for customers banks serve. The entry period for submitting nominations ends July 1. “Over the […]

ABA: Foundation Recognizes ‘Lights, Camera, Save!’ Winners for 2022

Ohio Teen Named Grand Prize Winner of National Video Contest Brodie Bosworth, a 17-year-old student at Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Ohio, is the national winner of the American Bankers Association Foundation’s Lights, Camera, Save! teen video contest for his entry, “Money Tree.” The ABA Foundation announced the national contest […]

FDIC: James Madison University College of Business Wins FDIC’s Second Annual Academic Challenge

Undergraduate team selected for examination of the impact of COVID-19 on U.S. banks The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced a four-member team of undergraduate students from James Madison University College of Business won the agency’s Second Annual FDIC Academic Challenge, a competition among university and college students concerning the […]

SBA: Launch of Inaugural America’s Seed Fund Expo Competition for Small Businesses, Startups, and Inventors Announced

Applications will be accepted until April 22, 2022 Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced the launch of America’s Seed Fund Startup Expo 2022, a new initiative aimed at identifying innovative startups and supporting them with […]