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Minority Bankers

The OCC recognizes the challenges and concerns unique to minority-owned national banks and minority communities. Our External Outreach and Minority Affairs (EOMA) staff works to inform

  • OCC and the financial services industry about minority-owned bank issues
  • Minority communities about our role in helping to ensure that bank customers receive fair access and fair treatment.

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Stay Informed 

Get up-to-date information and focused education on the issues that matter most to you.


Minority-Owned National Banks
Get a current list of minority-owned banks that includes contact and other information.

Minority Depository Institutions
Get a current list of minority-owned depository banks from the FDIC.

Información para el Consumidor

Part 24: Common Questions
See common situations related to 12 CFR 24 (Community Development Corporations, Community Development Projects, and Other Public Welfare Investments)

Minority Bank Deposit Program
Get details on this voluntary program that encourages using program participants as depositaries and financial agents.

Native American Banking Resource Directory
Get descriptions and contact information for organizations that provide resources to banks interested in lending, investing, or providing retail financial services to members of the Indian nation banking industry.

Bank Appeals Process
See how to file an appeal when informal discussion does not resolve disagreements arising from OCC’s supervisory process.

Minbanc Foundation, Inc.
Learn about scholarships for minority and women-owned bank employees.

Minority Bank Deposit Program
Become certified under this Treasury program, which encourages both the public and private sectors to use participants as depositaries and financial agents.
Find information and services to provide capital to minority and underserved communities.

National Bankers Association
Get information from the trade association for the nation's minority and women-owned banks since 1927.

Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee
The MDIAC offers insights to the OCC's bank supervision workforce on providing technical assistance, encouraging formation of new minority depository institutions, and safeguarding the minority character of these institutions during mergers or acquisitions.


06/07/2013Policy Statement on Minority National Banks and Federal Savings Associations
02/05/2010Policy Statement on Small Business Borrowers

Studies, Papers, and Publications

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