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:

New 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.

2013 Community Banking Conference

Event highlighted the regulatory environment and framework, how community banks are addressing the challenges, and opportunities for providing the services needed for continued growth and success. View the agenda and conference presentations.

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.

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.

Go to Bank Director's Desktop Training Curriculum

Federal Reserve Supervision and Regulation

We help ensure the safety and soundness of financial institutions, stability in financial markets, and fair and equitable treatment of consumers; financial transactions.

Can Community Banks Still Compete?

November 02, 2012

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

About Community Banks

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.

District Banking Conditions

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

Lending Patterns of Small Commercial Banks

Nationwide, the majority of banks across all bank sizes increased lending over the past year.  Meanwhile, a larger proportion of small banks increased their small business lending, while larger banks (except for the very largest) experienced higher small business loan growth. (September 2014)

Banking Research

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