We know you are a vital part of the Tenth Federal Reserve District, where more than 95 percent of all banks are community banks. We understand you and have developed resources for you.

For Community Banks:

Community Banking Connections

A Federal Reserve System resource for information on guidance, resources and tools for community banks across the United States.

Community Depository Institution Advisory Council

You've got representation with us. CDIAC members come from banks, thrift institutions and credit unions from around the region. They meet with Kansas City Fed staff to provide perspective on lending issues, the economy and more.

FedLinks Bulletin: Interest Rate Risk Management

August 14, 2015

Key elements for effective interest rate risk management, and common pitfalls to avoid.

FedLinks Bulletin: New Capital Rule for Community Banks

May 22, 2014

Key changes and areas of supervisory focus related to the regulatory capital rules approved by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Regulatory guidance about the new capital rule may be found on the Basel Regulatory Framework website.

Resources

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Community Bank Director Training

Our online training curriculum is designed to allow your bank's directors to quickly develop an understanding of their role in performing bank oversight responsibilities.

Can Community Banks Still Compete?

Read a speech by Kansas City Fed President Esther George on the vital nature of community banks.

About Community Banks

Banking and Payments Research

Our analysis of the banking industry includes supervisory and regulatory concerns, lending issues, and risks to financial institutions.

District Banking Conditions

We're monitoring banking conditions for the nation and District, including data earnings, expenses, assets, loans and more.

Survey of Community Depository Institutions in the Tenth District

We conducted a short survey to learn more about the challenges and opportunities that community depository institutions face. See the results from our 2014 survey.