SBA: 2023 State Small Business Persons of the Year Recognized

Top entrepreneurs to be formally recognized during National Small Business Week Awards Ceremony Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s 33 million small businesses, announced today the 2023 Small Business Persons of the Year from each of the 50 […]

Federal Reserve: 2024 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference Announced

Monday, March 4 – Thursday, March 7, 2024Oregon Convention CenterPortland, Oregon Save the date! The next National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference (NICRC) is coming to Portland, Oregon on March 4, 2024. As the premier conference for community development, our program will offer insights, emerging ideas, and best practices in community […]

SBA: National Small Business Week Announced for April 30th through May 6th

Week-long Celebration takes place April 30 – May 6, Features Awards, Virtual Summit, and Roadshow Tour SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, the voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s over 33 million small businesses, announced National Small Business Week (NSBW) will take place April 30-May 6, 2023. This annual tradition, led by the SBA […]

FHFA: 2023 Roundtable Discussions and Wrap-Up Listening Sessions Announced for FHLBank System at 100 Initiative

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced upcoming roundtable discussions and a three-day wrap-up listening session as part of its comprehensive review of the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) System.​ “I am pleased with the continued interest in this initiative and the diverse perspectives represented in the public input,” […]

SBA: Cross-Country Latino Prosperity Tour Announced

Initiative will feature Presidential Cabinet members highlighting the Biden-Harris Administration’s whole-of-government commitment to advancing Latino prosperity Following President Biden’s State of Union address on Tuesday, SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman traveled to Tucson, Arizona today to announce plans for the upcoming Biden-Harris Administration Latino Prosperity Tour. This tour will spotlight […]

Census Bureau: Census Open Innovation Labs to Host The Opportunity Project Summit 2023

 Each year, the U.S. Census Bureau brings together cross-sector collaborators during The Opportunity Project (TOP) Summit to solve some of the world’s major data and technology challenges. TOP is led by the Census Bureau’s Census Open Innovation Labs (COIL). The program engages government, technologists, and communities to create digital products using federal open data […]

CDFI Fund: Virtual Public Meeting of CDFI Fund’s Advisory Board Scheduled for February 28th

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is convening a meeting of the Community Development Advisory Board (the Advisory Board) from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. This meeting will be conducted virtually. The function of the Advisory Board is to advise the Director of the […]

SBA: Informational Webinars Announced for 2023 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition

Agency to Host Virtual Informational Events for Qualified Applicants February 6-9. Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced virtual events will be held for applicants for its seventh Growth Accelerator Fund Competition (GAFC). The GAFC will offer $13 million in prizes awarded in 2023 and 2024 aimed at expanding growth accelerators […]

OCC: Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day Promoted

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 EITC Awareness Day on January 27. The EITC is a refundable federal income tax credit for low- to moderate-income households. “The Earned Income Tax Credit […]