ABA: Regulators to Address Bankers Nationwide at ABA’s Virtual Regulatory Compliance Conference on June 22-24

Top staff from the Federal Reserve, CFPB, FDIC and OCC will address America’s banks during the American Bankers Association’s 35th annual Regulatory Compliance Conference June 22-24. The three-day conference will be held virtually for bankers across the country. During the conference, which will bring together the banking industry’s leading compliance professionals, attendees […]

HUD: National Healthy Homes Month 2021 Kicks Off

Theme of “The Power of Partnerships” underscores the importance of working with our local partners to improve the quality of homes and communities Every June, National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM) highlights the impact of home-related health hazards and preventive actions families can take to eliminate them. During NHHM, the U.S. […]

SBA: 6th Annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition Launched Including Debut of SBIR Catalyst Awards of Over $5 Million in Prizes

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced its 6th Annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition (GAFC) with the addition of a new component aimed at spurring investment in underrepresented communities within the innovation economy at scale. The 2021 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Catalyst programs will recognize the nation’s […]

SBA: Veterans Small Business Advisory Committees to Host Virtual Public Meetings on June 2nd and 3rd

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development (IATF) and Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs (ACVBA) will hold virtual public meetings on June 2 and 3, respectively, via Microsoft Teams. “Each quarter, our advisory committees convene to discuss the challenges faced by the veteran small business community as well as to recommend advice and […]

SBA: Millennium Challenge Corporation and SBA Announce Strategic Collaboration to Advance Emerging Technologies from Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration and The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to advance emerging technologies and innovations developed through the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs. The SBA/MCC partnership will identify, pilot, and scale innovative technologies to address country-specific needs in […]

HUD: New Education Campaign Launched in Observance of Mental Health Awareness Month

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is commemorating Mental Health Awareness Month 2021 this May with the launch of a new campaign that will educate the public about the various forms of housing discrimination people with mental health, intellectual or developmental disabilities often […]

FDIC: FDiTech to Host Virtual Office Hours on Banking-Related Innovation

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced that it will host a series of virtual ‘office hours’ to hear directly from a range of stakeholders regarding current and evolving technological innovations in the business of banking.   Hosted by the FDIC’s tech lab, FDiTech, and FDIC Chief Innovation Officer Sultan Meghji, […]

ABA: Bank Volunteers Encourage Saving for the Unexpected on 2021 Teach Children to Save Day

Bank employees across the country will bring financial education to more than 70,000 K-8 students as part of the ABA Foundation’s Teach Children to Save Day on April 22. The annual event is a centerpiece of the banking industry’s longstanding commitment to youth financial education. Since 1997, the ABA Foundation’s financial education […]

HUD: Winners of 2021 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition Announced

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a graduate student team with members from Pratt Institute and New York University as the winners of HUD’s eighth annual Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. For the 2021 competition, HUD partnered with Fresno Housing in Fresno County, […]

FDIC: Minority Depository Institutions Subcommittee to Meet on April 12th

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the agency’s Minority Depository Institutions (MDI) Subcommittee to the Advisory Committee on Community Banking will hold an open meeting at 1 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 12, 2021. During the public portion of the meeting, the MDI Subcommittee members will share insights […]