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Community Development

Community Development

The community development function within the Federal Reserve promotes fair and informed access to financial markets for communities and individuals, recognizing the particular needs of underserved populations. It does so by convening stakeholders to collaborate on community and economic development initiatives, conducting and sharing applied research, and identifying emerging issues.

 

Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2013

This report analyzes results of the Board's Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking, conducted in September 2013. The survey's purpose was to capture a snapshot of the financial and economic well-being of U.S. households and the issues they face, as well as to monitor their recovery from the Great Recession and identify perceived risks to their financial stability.


 

Consumers' Use of Mobile Financial Services
This report presents findings from the Federal Reserve Board's third annual survey on consumers' use of mobile financial services, conducted in December 2013. It also compares results from the current survey with those from the surveys conducted in 2011 and 2012.
2015 Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference--Call for Papers Leaving the Board
The Federal Reserve System welcomes your interest in submitting a paper for the ninth biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference. The conference's theme is Economic Mobility: Research & Ideas on Strengthening Families.
Crowdfunding for Community Development Finance
This convening brought together a small group of thought leaders for a discussion on the challenges and opportunities presented by crowdfunding investments as a significant source of capital for the community development industry.
Financial Experiences of Older Adults
The Federal Reserve Board seeks to better understand the unique situations older adults face in the post-crisis economy, how they manage transactions with new and emerging technologies, and how they navigate an increasingly complex financial marketplace.
 
 
Last update: August 15, 2014