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Apply Now: The Kansas City Fed Community Development Advisory Council

We are especially interested in community leaders in digital inclusion, childcare, philanthropy and bank CRA officers.

KC Fed and partners engage a neighborhood with low broadband subscription rates

A conversation with neighborhood residents uncovered three main themes.

2023 Investment Connection events offer funders new opportunities

In-person Investment Connection programs this fall, in Denver, Tulsa and Kansas City, provide chances to fund high-impact work.

Webinar explores tribal broadband challenges and opportunities

October 16 webinar explores funding and partnership possibilities that are helping tribes improve their digital infrastructure.

Webinar highlights lender tools, spurs investments in Wyoming

Some 60 bankers from throughout Wyoming and nearby states joined the Wyoming Interagency CRA Roundtable in May.

Not if but when: Prepare now for the next disaster

Whether someone recovers from the effects of extreme weather, and how fast they recover, depends on how well they’ve prepared.

Small business owners, take 12 minutes to describe your past year

The Federal Reserve’s 2023 Small Business Credit Survey is open for responses through November 17, 2023.

Two states show new ways to reduce impact of benefits cliffs

Maine and Tennessee offer lessons in two new stories about how benefits cliffs reduce options for low-wage workers.

Kansas City Fed names assistant vice president and community affairs officer

Jeremy Hegle, who previously focused on digital inclusion, will lead the community development team.