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Surveys

Community Development Outlook Survey

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' Community Development Outlook Survey is an annual survey that monitors the economic factors affecting low- and moderate-income (LMI) people and communities in the Eighth Federal Reserve District.


Small Business Credit Survey: Report on Startup Firms (PDF)

This report focuses on startups with employees, defined as small businesses that were five years old or younger and had full- or part-time employees in 2016.


Small Business Credit Survey: Report on Nonemployer Firms (PDF)

The Nonemployer Firm Report examines business conditions and the credit environment of small businesses with no employees other than the business owners.


Small Business Credit Survey: Report on Employer Firms (PDF)

This report focuses on the survey responses of 3,459 employer firms from 26 states. It sheds particular light on three sub-segments—startups, microbusinesses, and growing firms, or those with increasing revenues and employees and plans to increase or maintain their number of employees.

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Impact Investing: Survey of Missouri Nonprofits (PDF)

The goal of this survey of nonprofit leaders throughout Missouri was to learn more about their interest in social entrepreneurial activities, their need for outside capital to finance such activities and their ability to receive impact investment capital.


Workforce Development Survey Results

This report examines the workforce development trends and outlooks that affect low- and moderate-income individuals and households in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area.