We know you are a vital part of the Tenth Federal Reserve District, where more than 95 percent of all banks are community banks. We understand you and have developed resources for you.
For Community Banks
New FedLinks Bulletin: New Capital Rule for Community Banks
This FedLinks bulletin highlights some key changes and areas of supervisory focus related to the regulatory capital rules approved by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Community banking organizations become subject to the revised capital framework on January 1, 2015. Regulatory guidance about the new capital rule may be found on the Basel Regulatory Framework website. (5/22/2014)
2014 Seasonal Credit Applications
Institutions may obtain longer-term funds from the Discount Window so they may carry fewer liquid assets the rest of the year and make more funds available for local lending.
2013 Community Banking Conference
Responding to Economic and Regulatory Uncertainty, brings together community bankers, regulators and researchers to share their perspectives on the regulatory environment and framework, how community banks are addressing the challenges, and opportunities for providing the services needed for continued growth and success. View the agenda and conference presentations.
Community Banking Connections
A Federal Reserve System resource for information on guidance, resources and tools for community banks across the United States.
Agricultural Banking and Market Conditions
We're tracking emerging issues, market conditions, financing, banking conditions and more. (First Quarter 2011)
Related resources from our Reserve Bank include the Agricultural Finance Databook, the Agricultural Credit Survey and others.
Community Depository Institution Advisory Council
You've got representation with us. CDIAC members come from banks, thrift institutions and credit unions from around the region. They meet with Kansas City Fed staff to provide perspective on lending issues, the economy and more.
Our experts speak in your community. Read speeches by Kansas City Fed President Esther George on the vital nature of community banks.
Can Community Banks Still Compete?
About Community Banks
Survey of Community Depository Institutions in the Tenth District
We conducted a short survey to learn more about the challenges and opportunities that community depository institutions face. See the results from our 2014 survey.
District Banking Conditions
We're monitoring banking conditions for the nation and District, including data earnings, expenses, assets, loans and more.
Lending Patterns of Small Commercial Banks
Nationwide, the majority of banks across all bank sizes increased lending over the past year. Meanwhile, a larger proportion of small banks increased their small business lending, while larger banks experienced higher small business loan growth. (June 2014)
Our analysis of the banking industry includes supervisory and regulatory concerns, lending issues, and risks to financial institutions.
Our online training curriculum is designed to allow your bank's directors to quickly develop an understanding of their role in performing bank oversight responsibilities.Go to Bank Director's Desktop Training Curriculum
Supervision and RegulationWe help ensure the safety and soundness of financial institutions, stability in financial markets, and fair and equitable treatment of consumers; financial transactions.