Predatory Lending


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National Water Quality Month

August is National Water Quality Month. What can you do to be more aware of water quality in your life?


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Black Business Month

August is #NationalBlackBusinessMonth, created in 2004 by historian John William Templeton and engineer Frederick E. Jordan Sr. to bring attention to the needs of more than two…


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Rural Water Systems Need Immediate Investment to Prepare for Future Disasters

In 2022, Texans faced a second year of extreme winter storms. Though the storms were not as severe as in 2021, they showed that the state’s rural communities still are not ready…


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Racial Equity Through Entrepreneurship

Economic disparities are preventing our economic growth from reaching its full potential, especially in communities of color and rural places


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Preparing Rural Water Systems for Extreme Weather

As extreme weather and climate disasters—from hurricanes to tornadoes to wildfires to winter storms—become more frequent, the nation’s basic infrastructure (such as its water…


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Roundtable Discussion on America’s Unbanked and Underbanked

Economic disparities are preventing our economic growth from reaching its full potential, especially in communities of color and rural places


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Guest Blog: Rural Partnership Program is $4 Billion Game-Changer for Rural America

A proposal currently before Congress is a $4 billion opportunity for advancing prosperity in rural communities, and to do so rooted in the local leadership of people who live…


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Financing Rural America – National Press Foundation

Biden Admin. Pumps $1.25 Billion into Rural Lending. Community development financial institution experts say CDFIs can help alleviate rural poverty and racial inequities where…


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