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 […]

FDIC: Minority Depository Institutions Subcommittee to Meet on April 12th

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 Monday, April 12, 2021. During the public portion of the meeting, the MDI Subcommittee members will share insights […]

OCC: Public Meeting of Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee Scheduled for April 13th Via Webinar

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced it will host a public meeting of the Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC) on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, via webinar. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The […]

OCC: Seven New Members Appointed to Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today named seven new members to its Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee (MDIAC). The MDIAC advises the OCC on steps it can take to ensure the continued health and viability of minority depository institutions and other issues of concern to these […]

SBA: Changes to Paycheck Protection Program by Biden-Harris Administration Increases Equitable Access to Relief

Early indications show program reforms and efforts to engage with communities authentically are working in meaningful ways. Two weeks ago, the Biden-Harris Administration made several reforms to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to further ensure small businesses get the help they need, especially Mom-and-Pop businesses in underserved communities. Putting equity at the […]

FDIC: Emergency Capital Investment Program Available for CDFIs and Minority Depository Institutions

Summary: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is advising certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and minority depository institutions (MDIs) of the Emergency Capital Investment Program (ECIP) established by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.  Under the ECIP, certified CDFIs and MDIs may be eligible for capital investments from the U.S. […]

Federal Bank Regulators Issue Rule Supporting Treasury’s Investments in Minority Depository Institutions and CDFIs

Federal bank regulatory agencies today announced an interim final rule that supports the Treasury Department’s implementation of a program established by Congress to make capital investments in minority depository institutions and community development financial institutions. The Treasury Department’s Emergency Capital Investment Program (ECIP) will support the efforts of these financial institutions to […]

Federal Reserve: Supervisory Guidance Issued to Clarify Definitions for Minority Depository Institutions

The Federal Reserve on Friday clarified guidance as it relates to definitions for minority depository institutions (MDIs), expanded the MDI definition to include women-owned financial institutions, and highlighted resources available to MDIs through its Partnership for Progress (PFP) program. The Federal Reserve System supports an inclusive financial system and understands […]

SBA: Smallest of Small Businesses Prioritized in the Paycheck Protection Program

Steps to Promote Equitable Relief for Mom-and-Pop Businesses Building on a month of strong results, the Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Small Business Administration are taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America’s mom-and-pop businesses.  The latest round of Paycheck Protection Program funding opened one month ago and […]