Topic - Community Development

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Ninth District Insight Report - Quarter 2, 2013

November 2013 - Ninth District Insight

Census data show U.S. poverty rate holding steady, but still higher than pre-recession level

October 2013 - Community Dividend

Collaborating to create affordable housing: A conversation with Alan Arthur of Aeon

Community Dividend asks Alan Arthur, president and CEO of Minneapolis-based Aeon, how his organization is navigating the post-recession affordable housing environment in the Twin Cities.
Jacob Wascalus
October 2013 - Community Dividend

Development programs help ex-offenders join the workforce

Helping people who have criminal records find sustained, gainful employment could help produce savings and benefits for both the ex-offenders and society at large.
Jacob Wascalus
October 2013 - Community Dividend

Interactive web tool maps urban poverty by race

October 2013 - Community Dividend

Long-awaited rules require the BIA to "buy Indian"

New rules that implement the Buy Indian Act of 1910 give procurement preferences to Indian-owned businesses.
Paula Woessner
October 2013 - Community Dividend

Ninth District tribal colleges receive leadership awards

October 2013 - Community Dividend

Rural Data Portal gets an update

October 2013 - Community Dividend

Techies and neighborhood groups hack their way to community solutions

At civic hackathons, community leaders and volunteer technologists join forces to design and build digital tools that address local needs.
Jacob Wascalus
October 2013 - Community Dividend

Eastside Financial Center launches prepaid card with unique perks

A new prepaid card product available to households in the Twin Cities is designed to help manage cardholders' personal finances while keeping fees in check.
Ela Rausch
July 2013 - Community Dividend

Federal tax credit program helps spur Butte business revival

With the help of New Markets Tax Credits, a mixed-use redevelopment project in Uptown Butte, Mont., is catalyzing further revitalization in the area.
Jacob Wascalus
July 2013 - Community Dividend

Minneapolis Fed co-authors report on collaborations to improve community health

July 2013 - Community Dividend

Rise in smartphones puts more financial tools in the hands of the unbanked

Recent reports suggest that mobile banking's potential to reach unbanked and underbanked individuals is growing quickly
Richard M. Todd
July 2013 - Community Dividend

Social impact bonds offer promise of savings, profits, and positive outcomes

A performance-based social investment tool being piloted in some communities offers a new model for delivering social services.
Jacob Wascalus
July 2013 - Community Dividend

Strengthening the performance of nonprofits: A conversation with Steve Rothschild of Invest in Outcomes

Author and nonprofit leader Steve Rothschild discusses the principles social enterprises should follow to achieve success.
Jacob Wascalus
July 2013 - Community Dividend

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