ABA: Bank Economists Forecast Moderating Economic Growth and Heightened Uncertainty

According to a new forecast released today from the Economic Advisory Committee of the American Bankers Association, the pace of growth will moderate through 2019 and 2020, reflecting fading policy support in the U.S. and a slowing global economy. The median forecast of 15 chief economists from major North American […]

EDA: $666,000 Invested to Support Manufacturing Growth in New Hampshire

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $666,000 grant to the Winchester Economic Development Corporation of Winchester, New Hampshire, to help make roadway, sewer and water infrastructure improvements needed to establish a manufacturing-focused industrial park. According to grantee estimates, the project is expected to […]

FHFA: 2019 Scorecard Released for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Common Securitization Solutions

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released the 2019 Scorecard outlining specific conservatorship priorities for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac (the Enterprises), and their joint venture, Common Securitization Solutions, LLC (CSS).  The 2019 Scorecard furthers the goals outlined in FHFA’s Strategic Plan for the Conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie […]

CDFI Fund: Nearly $25 Million in Bank Enterprise Awards Announced for Increased Investments in Highly Distressed Communities

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced nearly $25 million in awards to 119 banks for increasing investments benefiting economically distressed communities across the nation. The awards were made through the fiscal year (FY) 2018 round of the Bank Enterprise Award Program […]

SBA: Upcoming Workshops on Applying for Women’s Business Center Grants

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will conduct workshops to train organizations in Idaho on best practices regarding the Women’s Business Center (WBC) grant application process. The dates and locations of the workshops will be held in mid-January with more information announced at a later date. “We know that when […]

CDFI Fund: Summary Report and Public Data for NMTC Program for FY 2003-2016 Released

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today released a Summary Report and data collected on New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investments across the nation through fiscal year (FY) 2016. The CDFI Fund requires all Community Development Entities (CDEs) that have been awarded NMTC […]

CDFI Fund: Annual Certification Reporting Deadlines Revised

Annual Certification and Data Collection Reports now Due 90 Days after Organizational Fiscal Year-end The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is revising the due dates for certified community development financial institutions (CDFIs) to submit their required Annual Certification and Data Collection Reports (ACRs). Certified CDFIs […]