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Open Meeting: Community Development Advisory Board

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Notice of open meeting.


This notice announces an open meeting of the Community Development Advisory Board (the Advisory Board), which provides advice to the Director of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). This meeting will be conducted virtually. A link to register to view the meeting can be found at the top of​cdab.


The meeting will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, August 27, 2020.

Submission of Written Statements: Participation in the discussions at the meeting will be limited to Advisory Board members, Department of the Treasury staff, and certain invited guests. Anyone who would like to have the Advisory Board consider a written statement must submit it by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. Send electronic statements to

In general, the CDFI Fund will make all statements available in their original format, including any business or personal information provided such as names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone numbers, for virtual public inspection and copying. The CDFI Fund is open on official business days between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. You can make arrangements to virtually inspect statements by emailing All statements received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. You should only submit information that you wish to make publicly available.

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Bill Luecht, Senior Advisor, Office of Legislative and External Affairs, CDFI Fund; (202) 653-0322 (this is not a toll free number); or Other information regarding the CDFI Fund and its programs may be obtained through the CDFI Fund's website at

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Section 104(d) of the Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103-325), which created the CDFI Fund, established the Advisory Board. The charter for the Advisory Board has been filed in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), and with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury.

The function of the Advisory Board is to advise the Director of the CDFI Fund (who has been delegated the authority to administer the CDFI Fund) on the policies regarding the activities of the CDFI Fund. The Advisory Board does not advise the CDFI Fund on approving or declining any particular application for monetary or non-monetary awards.

In accordance with section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 and the regulations thereunder, Bill Luecht, Designated Federal Officer of the Advisory Board, has ordered publication of this notice that the Advisory Board will convene an open meeting, which will be conducted Start Printed Page 48632virtually, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, August 27. Members of the public who wish to view the meeting must register in advance. The link to the registration system can be found in the meeting announcement found at the top of​cdab. The registration deadline is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, August 25, 2020.

The Advisory Board meeting will include two panel discussions and a report from the CDFI Fund Director on the activities of the CDFI Fund since the last Advisory Board meeting. The first panel discussion will focus on the impact of the pandemic and resulting economic distress on CDFIs and the clients and communities they serve, and how they have responded. The second panel will discuss the future needs of CDFIs and the clients and communities they serve and what is needed to address those needs.

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Authority: 12 U.S.C. 4703.

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Jodie L. Harris,

Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.

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[FR Doc. 2020-17493 Filed 8-10-20; 8:45 am]