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We work with community and business leaders to address economic challenges and identify opportunities in low- and moderate-income and underserved communities.

2023 Investing in Rural America: Partnering for Success

Tue., April 11, 2023 - Wed., April 12, 2023
Hotel Roanoke
Roanoke, VA

Register now for the 2023 Investing in Rural America Conference, which will be held April 11–12 in Roanoke, Virginia.

We’ll celebrate resilience in small towns and rural communities and share success stories from around our District and beyond.

Investing in Rural America 2022: Capacity Building

Wed., March 30, 2022
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Grandover Resort & Conference Center
Greensboro, NC

This conference featured discussions with national experts, community leaders and Richmond Fed economists who shared their perspectives on key topics related to capacity building in rural communities and small towns.

Business people discussing reports

Community Reinvestment Act

Reinvestment Act (CRA) was enacted by Congress in 1977 to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low-and moderate-income (LMI) neighborhoods.

Fed Communities

Fed Communities serves as an online gateway to information that address barriers to economic growth and promotes fair and informed access to financial markets. The community development materials housed here are provided by all 12 Federal Reserve Banks and the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.