Federal Reserve CDFI Survey

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By Sierra Latham
CDFIs shared innovative practices for supporting homebuyers, homeowners, and residential real estate developers in their responses to the Federal Reserve’s 2023 CDFI Survey.
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By Nick Haltom, Stephanie Norris
Get insightful data and findings from the Richmond Fed's 2023 CDFI Survey, highlighting the impact and challenges of rural CDFIs.
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By Carrie Cook
CDFIs play a critical role in getting capital into underserved communities. Findings from the Fed’s 2023 CDFI Survey, discussed at OFN’s annual conference, highlight opportunities and challenges facing the industry.
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By Fed Communities Staff
Discover how CDFIs are faring in today’s economy. Learn about their products and services, existing challenges, and potential solutions revealed by the Federal Reserve’s latest CDFI survey. Watch or listen on demand.
2023 CDFI Survey
By Surekha Carpenter, Nick Haltom, Sierra Latham, Stephanie Norris, Hailey Phelps, Kai Amado
From April 24 through June 2, 2023, the Federal Reserve fielded the 2023 CDFI Survey. Respondents touched on demand for products and services, innovation, and impacts of rising interest rates, a tight labor market, and rising wages. Here's what 453 CDFIs said about their financial well-being and the road ahead.
2023 CDFI Survey
By Carrie Cook
Results from the 2023 Federal Reserve CDFI Survey are in. Get a first look at high-level findings about challenges in meeting demand, product innovation, and more.
Federal Reserve CDFI Survey
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.
2021 CDFI Survey Key Findings
By Surekha Carpenter, Alexander Nikolov, Stephanie Norris, Alison Shott
From March 22 through May 14, 2021, the Federal Reserve fielded the 2021 CDFI Survey. Here's what 345 CDFIs said about their financial well-being throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, operational gaps and challenges, and effects on clients and communities they serve.
2021 CDFI Survey
By Christy Cleare
The Federal Reserve wants to hear about challenges facing Community Development Financial Institutions to help inform policy recommendations and programs. Take the 2021 CDFI survey March 22 – April 23, 2021.