The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
Regional & Community Outreach connects the Bank to Main Street via structured dialogues and two-way conversations on small business, mortgages, and household credit.
Economic Education improves public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy implementation, and promoting financial stability through the Museum and programs for K-16 students and educators, and the community.
The New York Fed meets regularly with small business leaders, community bankers, financial market participants, economists and others through external committees and outreach programs to obtain essential perspectives on the economy from both Main Street and Wall Street. These interactions help the New York Fed to provide timely information to the Federal Reserve System and to support the formulation and implementation of monetary policy effectively.
Through the sponsored groups, the New York Fed helps facilitate the development and adoption of industry best practices designed to strengthen and improve the efficiency of the financial system as a whole.