ABA: Banks Accepting Entries for ABA Foundation’s Annual Lights, Camera, Save! Teen Video Contest

Banks across the nation are now accepting entries for the American Bankers Association Foundation’s 11th annual Lights, Camera, Save! video contest. The national contest encourages teens ages 13-18 to get creative and educate their peers on the benefits of sound money management. Winners are eligible for cash prizes up to $5,000. Teen […]

OCC: Promoting Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day

In an effort to make more eligible working families aware of the benefits of the earned income tax credit (EITC), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is promoting the 15th annual EITC Awareness Day on January 29. “We continue to encourage more eligible Americans to take advantage of EITCs,” Acting […]

FDIC: Eleven Companies Selected to Compete in Final Phase of Tech Sprint

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the selection of 11 companies to compete in the third and final phase of the agency’s Rapid Phased Prototyping Competition, a tech sprint designed to develop an innovative new approach to financial reporting, particularly for community banks. The FDIC selected the following […]

HUD: Opportunity Zone Radio Tour Kicks Off to Commemorate Three Years of Revitalizations in Forgotten Communities

Task Force members to join Secretary Carson in Radio Tour commemorating three years of revitalization success White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council Chairman and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced a nationwide radio tour to mark the three-year anniversary of the enactment of […]

Census Bureau: Virtual Summit to Highlight Data Innovations Scheduled for December 9-11

What: The U.S. Census Bureau is celebrating the fifth anniversary of The Opportunity Project (TOP) at its first-ever three day virtual conference, featuring more than 35 new products from the Census Bureau and industry collaborators. There will be 24 sessions at this year’s conference including keynotes, lightning talks and discussions on government innovation, open […]

Federal Reserve: Webinar Scheduled for December 16th on Proposal to Modernize CRA

Every community deserves the opportunity to thrive. Our economy depends on it. Modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) is an opportunity to address systemic barriers to credit and financial services that continue to hold many communities back. Join us on 12/16 at 10:00 a.m. PT to learn about the Fed’s proposed […]

FDIC: Financial Advisors Sought to Establish New “Mission-Driven Bank Fund” to Support FDIC-Insured Minority Banks and CDFIs

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced a competition to choose one or more experienced financial advisors to support the development of a new Mission-Driven Bank Fund. The Fund will provide a vehicle for private sector and philanthropic investment in FDIC-insured Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) and Community Development Financial Institutions […]

ABA: Foundation Seeking Banks to Host 11th Annual “Lights, Camera, Save!” Teen Video Contest

The American Bankers Association Foundation is urging banks across the country to participate in its upcoming Lights, Camera, Save! video competition that runs from February 1, 2021 to March 1, 2021. Lights, Camera, Save! is a national contest that encourages teens to use video to communicate the value of sound money management. […]

SBA: National Veterans Small Business Week Kicks Off November 2nd

SBA hosts annual events honoring and connecting America’s 2.5 million veteran-owned small businesses to local entrepreneurial resources The U.S. Small Business Administration will celebrate veteran, service member and military spouse small business owners nationwide during National Veterans Small Business Week, Nov. 2-6, 2020. “National Veterans Small Business Week is the perfect time to […]

HUD: Secretary Carson Designates New EnVision Center in Houston, TX

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced the latest HUD EnVision Center designation, located at HUD Gulf Coast Center in Houston, Texas. This Center partners with Adaptive Construction Solutions (ACS) to assist the local community with wrap around services in Houston and the surrounding area. […]