CDFI Fund: New Dates and Registration Open for FY 2019 CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Application Workshop

Due to the Government shutdown, the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Application Workshop previously scheduled for January 29 & 30, 2019, was canceled. This two-day workshop for potential fiscal year (FY) 2019 Qualified Issuer and Guarantee applicants has been rescheduled for February 25 & 26, 2019, and will be co-sponsored with […]

SBA: Apply for SBA Workshops on Women’s Business Center Grants

Funding Available to Help Train Idaho’s Women Entrepreneurs WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will conduct workshops next week to train organizations in Idaho on best practices regarding the Women’s Business Center (WBC) grant application process. The following are the dates and locations of the workshops: Monday, Feb. […]

ABA: America’s 2 Million Bankers Encouraged to Register for ABA Foundation’s 2019 Financial Education Initiatives

ABA Foundation programs call for banker volunteers to join growing, industry-wide efforts designed to help local communities The American Bankers Association Foundation today launched its 2019 financial education registration campaign, calling on banker volunteers from across the country to register for a range of successful, industry-wide programs designed to enhance […]

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 […]

CFPB: The 2018 Financial Literacy Annual Report Sums Up a Year of Achievements in Financial Education

Financial education is a critical part of the Bureau’s mission to empower people to take more control over their economic lives. The 2018 Financial Literacy Annual Report details how the Bureau works toward this goal by: Providing financial education directly to the public, and by expanding local delivery of financial information […]

EDA: $3.1 Million Invested to Support Disaster Resiliency Efforts in Laurens, SC

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.1 million grant to Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission of Laurens, South Carolina, to make critical water infrastructure improvements needed to keep businesses open in the wake of future severe weather […]

EDA: $749,000 Invested to Boost Workforce Training Opportunities in West Virginia

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $749,000 grant to Bridge Valley Community and Technical College of South Charleston, West Virginia, to help establish the Bridge Valley Construction, Telecommunications, and Energy Workforce Training Center, which will be located on Bridge Valley’s Montgomery campus. “Bridge […]

FDIC: Banker Teleconference on November 28th to Cover FDIC 2017 National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households

FIL-73-2018 Summary: The FDIC will discuss the results of its 2017 biennial National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households during a teleconference scheduled for Wednesday, November 28, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Other topics to be discussed include economic inclusion resources pertinent to community banks, including […]

FDIC: 2018 Version of Money Smart for Adults Released

The FDIC today released the 2018 version of its popular instructor-led Money Smart for Adults financial education curriculum. Instructors can use the fully scripted materials with minimal preparation to deliver unbiased, relevant, and accurate financial education. “The FDIC’s Money Smart for Adults helps people gain the knowledge, confidence, and skills […]

Census Bureau: Webinar on Release of 2018-2017 ACS Five-Year Estimates Scheduled for November 27th

What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar on Nov. 27, 2018, in advance of the Dec. 6 release of the 2013-2017 American Community Survey five-year estimates. The webinar will show participants how to access the data and compare geographies and statistics over time. Embargo subscribers will have access […]