Community Affairs

Community Affairs supports the OCC's mission to ensure a vibrant banking system by helping national banks and federal savings associations to be leaders in providing safe and sound community development financing and making financial services accessible to underserved communities and consumers, while treating their customers fairly.

Community Affairs conducts outreach and develops publications to support this goal, in addition to

Learn how to contact a District Community Affairs Officer.

Featured Publications

Community Affairs Fact Sheet: Indian Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program - March 2019

Community Developments Fact Sheet: Capital Magnet Fund (September 2019)

Summarizes certain aspects of the Capital Magnet Fund (CMF) for national banks and federal savings associations (collectively, banks) and explains how the CMF may be used to support a bank's affordable housing and community development strategies.

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Financial Literacy Update (July/August 2019)

This bimonthly e-newsletter reports upcoming financial literacy events, initiatives, and related resources of the OCC and other government agencies and organizations.

Submitting National Bank Public Welfare Investment Filings Using CATS

Community Developments Fact Sheet: Submitting National Bank Public Welfare Investment Filings Using CATS (April 2019)

Describes the processes that national banks should follow when submitting public welfare investment applications and notices to the OCC through the Central Application Tracking System.

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