Ponce Bank serves the underserved

Ponce Bank has brought banking services to minority neighborhoods in the Bronx and greater New York City for more than six decades with a clear focus on community investment.

The banks serving active duty personnel

Community banks operate on a majority of the country’s military installations. Given their selfless service, active-duty personnel rely on community banks that understand their unique needs.

Andrew West, Danielle Peterson, and Bryon Miller

Overcoming banking hurdles for Native American customers

Native American customers living on tribal lands have historically been redlined and ignored by the mainstream financial system. Native-owned community banks have been there to serve these communities by providing critical access to banking services and credit.

Will D&I requirements change this year?

Some lawmakers on Capitol Hill are increasingly interested in diversity and inclusion (D&I) compliance requirements for financial institutions. Here are the key areas of D&I policies and practices that community banks may need if these requirements change or become mandatory.

11 hot-button issues you should know about

While the political landscape in Washington, D.C., has changed considerably over the past year, ICBA continues to work with regulators and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for the betterment of community banks and their customers.

How CDFI banks plan to use federal funding

Congress recently passed an infusion of stimulus dollars for community development financial institutions. These two new funding programs are preparing community bank CDFIs for huge growth opportunities.

The race to save a landmark project

When a track-and-field facility in Louisville, Ky., was running out of time to raise funds, several community banks and other institutions stepped into to get it over the finish line.