Resources

Exploring Innovation in Community Development Webinars

This webinar series from the Community Development department at the St. Louis Fed allows community development professionals from across the Eighth Federal Reserve District to connect with industry experts to hear and discuss current developments and initiatives. Topics vary and are of interest to economic development professionals, financial institution representatives, community advocates and policymakers. Recent sessions include:

Financial Capability and Inclusion

Both the audio and the presentation for all sessions are archived at https://bsr.stlouisfed.org/EI_CDAudioConference.

The Quarterly Debt Monitor

From the St. Louis Fed’s Center for Household Financial Stability, this newly launched publication provides information on trends in consumer debt in St. Louis, Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., Memphis, Tenn., and beyond. Visit www.stlouisfed.org/publications/quarterly-debt-monitor.

Following the Money: An Analysis of Foundation Grantmaking for Community and Economic Development

Foundation grants are an important source of funding in the community and economic development field, but do small and economically distressed metro areas get their fair share? To find out, the Federal Reserve banks of Atlanta and Philadelphia developed an interactive data tool to analyze grant funding across hundreds of U.S. cities. More information is available at www.frbatlanta.org/community-development/data-and-tools/following-the-money.aspx.