By Fed Communities Staff
Find out how small businesses are dealing with hiring challenges, supply chain disruptions, and rising costs, plus what credit access gaps remain now that pandemic-related funding programs have ended. Watch or listen on demand.
By Carrie Cook
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are important to closing gaps in credit and capital access. The 2023 CDFI Survey aims to find out how CDFI demand and capacity have changed in the last two years.
By Emily Corcoran
Small business owners with employees share their views on hiring, funding challenges, and more. Get takeaways from the latest Small Business Credit Survey report.
By Emily Ryder Perlmeter
How important are Community Financial Institutions to getting capital to underserved small businesses? Here's what we learned from the Paycheck Protection Program.
By Jennie Blizzard
Gar Kelley uses faith and experience to influence economic potential in underserved communities.
By Emily Corcoran
Help inform policy conversations and decision-making. Take the Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey, open September 8-November 18, 2022.
By Mary Godleski-Cantin
Get to know how communities across the US are planning for an inclusive and resilient Main Street economic recovery.
By Gabriella Chiarenza
Automated underwriting processes used by some lenders may have reduced racial disparities in accessing the Paycheck Protection Program.
By Andrew Dumont, Marysol McGee
Entrepreneurs are the life blood of a community’s economy. Investing in and supporting entrepreneurship ecosystems can lead to the growth of additional entrepreneurial activity in a community.
By Dell Gines
Access to credit is vital for small businesses. The Federal Reserve's annual Small Business Credit Survey provides critical data and insights for policymakers, small business support program managers.