Minority Depository Institutions

CDFI Fund: More than $1.73 Billion Awarded in Response to Economic Impacts Caused by COVID-19 Pandemic

Funding will aid those communities experiencing disproportional economic effects of the pandemic Washington, DC – Today, Vice President Kamala Harris and Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) has awarded over $1.73 billion in grants to 603 Community Development Financial Institutions…

OCC: Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for April 25th; Four New Members Appointed

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced it will host a meeting of the Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC) and the appointment of four new MDIAC members. The MDIAC meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 25, 2023. The meeting, which will be held in person and virtually, is open…

ABA: New Partnership Between ABA and National Bankers Association Announced to Serve Minority Depository Institutions

The American Bankers Association and the National Bankers Association today announced a new series of semiannual MDI partnership summits designed to connect midsize and regional banks with minority depository institutions (MDIs) across the United States. Sponsored by ABA’s Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Council (MDIAC), the summits will begin in 2023 and will be held during an ABA spring…

OCC: Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled September 27th

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 27, 2022. The meeting, which will be hosted in person and virtually, is open to the public and will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time…

CDFI Fund: Request for Public Comment Issued Regarding Minority Lending Institution Designation Criteria

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is soliciting public comment regarding the criteria to designate a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) as a Minority Lending Institution (MLI). Pursuant to Section 523 of Division N of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Act; Pub. L. 116-260), an MLI is…

OCC: Policy Statement on Minority Depository Institutions Updated

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced it is revising its 2013 policy statement for minority depository institutions (MDI) to update and streamline descriptions of its policies, procedures, and programs. The statement also describes the range of programs the OCC has in place to preserve and support MDIs. The OCC witnessed…

OCC: Nominations Sought for Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is seeking nominations for members of its Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC). The MDIAC assists the OCC in assessing the needs and challenges facing minority depository institutions. The OCC is seeking nominations of individuals who are officers and/or directors of OCC-regulated minority depository institutions, or…

OCC: Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee Charter Renewed

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has renewed the charter of its Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC), which assists the OCC in assessing the needs and challenges facing minority depository institutions. “The OCC places great importance on the input we receive from the members of the Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee,”…

OCC: Acting Comptroller Discusses Importance of CDFIs and MDIs

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu today discussed the importance of community development financial institutions (CDFI) and minority depository institutions (MDI) at the 2022 Community Development Bankers Association Peer Forum. In his remarks, the Acting Comptroller highlighted initiatives to revitalize MDIs and increase investments in CDFIs, and the Office of the Comptroller of…