OCC: Acting Comptroller Discusses Expanding Diversity and Inclusion, Minority Homeownership

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu today discussed the Office of the Comptroller of the Currrency’s efforts to reduce barriers to homeownership and promote financial inclusion in remarks at the Asian Real Estate Association of America Diversity and Fair Housing Summit. The Acting Comptroller highlighted the work of Project […]

OCC: New Publication Focuses on Bank Partnerships in Community Reinvestment and Resilience

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today published the latest edition of its Community Developments Investments newsletter, “Partners in Recovery: Community Reinvestment and Resilience.” This edition of Community Developments Investments highlights how banks can collaborate with community development financial institutions, minority depository institutions, and other community-based groups to help rebuild communities […]

FDIC: National Bankers Association and FDIC to Co-host Podcast Series On Financial Inclusion and Minority Banks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the National Bankers Association (NBA) today announced a new joint series of podcasts that will showcase public- and private-sector efforts to preserve and promote Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) and advance diversity and inclusion across financial services.  “Banking on Inclusion,” a special series of the […]

SBA: New Funding Announced to Expand Outreach Center for Women Entrepreneurs through Minority Serving Institutions

$1.5M Will be Awarded to Support the Expansion of the Agency’s Women’s Business Centers Across HBCUs and Higher Education Institutions Serving Hispanic, Tribal and AAPI Communities Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, announced […]

FDIC: New Office of Minority and Community Development Banking Created to Support Mission-Driven Banks

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman Jelena McWilliams today announced the creation of a new office to support the agency’s ongoing strategic and direct engagement with Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs), Community Development Financial Institution banks (CDFIs), and other mission-driven banks. The new office will further promote private sector investments in […]

FDIC: Mission-Driven Bank Fund Launched

$120 million pledged to support Minority Depository Institutions and CDFIs The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the launch of a new Mission-Driven Bank Fund, a capital investment vehicle being developed by the FDIC to support insured Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs). As anchor investors, […]

OCC: Virtual Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for September 21st

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced it will host a virtual public meeting of the Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC) on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The MDIAC […]

FDIC: Minority Depository Institutions Subcommittee to Meet Virtually July 21st

July 21st virtual meeting to address issues important to minority banks 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 Wednesday, July 21, 2021. During the public portion […]

FDIC: New Policy Statement on Minority Depository Institutions Approved by FDIC Board

The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today approved a final Statement of Policy to enhance the agency’s efforts to preserve and promote Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs). The FDIC’s revised policy statement reflects public comment received in response to a proposal issued in August 2020 and […]