Community Development

What’s New?

  • Several paper fact sheets with the title 'Grants in the Gateway,' fanned out.

    Grants in the Gateway: How Is CED Funding Distributed?

    The Grants in the Gateway report aims to help community and economic development (CED) practitioners, researchers and foundations understand the flow of grant-based funding in the St. Louis area. It maps regional dynamics in giving by examining differences between CED nonprofits and grantmakers in size, leadership and proximity.

  • The State of Economic Equity on a U.S. bank note

    The State of Economic Equity

    The State of Economic Equity describes the nation’s current economic outlook using an equity lens. The Institute for Economic Equity produces this work to examine challenges and outcomes for vulnerable groups and communities. We explore major economic trends that are expected to impact families over the near term and discuss ways to bolster economic resiliency.

  • Bank On National Data Hub

    The Bank On movement is designed to improve the financial stability of America’s unbanked and underbanked. The St. Louis Fed and Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund established the Bank On National Data Hub to show metrics from financial institutions related to account openings, account usage and consistency, and online access. This national reporting infrastructure represents an important step forward for accessible banking efforts.

  • Image of early childcare educator with her students

    The Economic Impact of Child Care by State

    Get child care data for all 50 states, including affordability estimates, labor force participation rates, and statistics about workforce-related struggles facing child care providers. Fact sheets prepared by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis researchers.

  • Armed Forces day parade in rural America

    Book Promotes Inclusive Development in Rural America

    Rural communities that support inclusive development and tap into the potential of all their residents will have a competitive advantage in the economy of the future. Investing in Rural Prosperity offers ideas for how rural communities can pursue growth that leads to greater economic opportunity for everyone.

Back to Top