OCC: Comptroller Visits Baltimore Affordable Housing Event

Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting and senior staff visited an event promoting affordable and sustainable homeownership in Baltimore on Monday. The free “Achieve the Dream” event hosted by the non-profit Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) was part of a series the organization hosts around the country that provides […]

FDIC: Agency Hosts Roundtable on Collaborations with Minority Depository Institutions

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today hosted a roundtable with large FDIC-supervised banks and minority depository institutions (MDIs) to foster collaboration in support of the continued vibrancy of MDIs and their communities. “Collaborative partnerships among large banks and MDIs are critically important not only for individual insured institutions, but […]

FDIC: Agency Hosts Interagency Conference Focusing on Minority Depository Institutions

Announces New MDI Initiatives and Publishes Results of New MDI Study The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) hosted the2019 Interagency Minority Depository Institution and CDFI Bank Conference this week in partnership with the Federal Reserve Board and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. The two-day conference, held June […]

CFPB: First Bureau Symposium Scheduled for June 25th

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced today that its first symposium will be held on June 25 at 9 a.m. The symposium, part of a series announced earlier this year, will focus on the Dodd-Frank Act’s prohibition on abusive acts or practices. The symposium will be webcast on the Bureau’s […]

SBA: Makerspace Training, Collaboration and Hiring (MaTCH) Pilot Competition Announced

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton announced the launch of the Makerspace Training, Collaboration and Hiring (MaTCH) Pilot Competition. The MaTCH Pilot Competition seeks to address the job skills and placement gaps faced by U.S. businesses by providing funding to create or expand programs with job-specific and soft […]

EDA: U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Eleventh Americas Competitiveness Exchange

Senior Officials from Across the Globe Visit Puerto Rico’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hubs From May 18-25, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) and International Trade Administration (ITA), in coordination with the U.S. Department of State and the Organization of American States (OAS), will participate in the Eleventh […]

SBA: World Trade Month Kicks Off with Go Global Webinar Series

As part of World Trade Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration, along with several other federal agencies, will conduct  a four-part webinar series entitled, “Go Global” starting May 9th.  This online program aims to help participants gain valuable insights on strategies for international sales success. Presenting agencies in the webinar series include […]

SBA: President Trump Proclaims National Small Business Week May 5-11

Today, National Small Business Week celebrations commence in the nation’s capital with a two-day award ceremony at the U.S. Institute of Peace where more than 75 national award winners from across the country and U.S. territories are gathered to be recognized for their major accomplishments.  The two-day award ceremony will conclude Monday, […]

SBA: National Small Business Week Kicks Off in Washington, D.C. May 5-6

America’s top small businesses to be honored for their achievements Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will kick off the 2019 National Small Business Week events in Washington, D.C. on May 5-6. Small business owners, industry leaders and other award winners from around the country will gather […]

HUD: National Association of Home Builders to Co-Host HUD Innovative Housing Showcase

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will co-host the Department’s inaugural “Innovative Housing Showcase.” The Innovative Housing Showcase will be held on the National Mall June 1-5, 2019, to educate policy makers and the broader public […]