"Customers told us, 'You saved our businesses. You saved jobs. We wouldn't have made it if you guys weren't here and didn't walk us through this.'"
From Jul 20–Aug 14, 2020, the Fed surveyed 229 community development financial institutions during COVID-19. Here's how they responded.
Kansas City’s Steak'M Take'M needed help when the pandemic paralyzed the economy. A lender supporting minority-owned businesses provided PPP relief, made to order.
Germaine Simonson owns essential businesses in Arizona's Navajo Nation. Parched for support, she turned to a rural lender to get through the pandemic dry spell.