Community Reinvestment Act, Community Bank (CRA)

Community Reinvestment Act, Community Bank (CRA)


Price: $275 members; $375 non-members

Member Online Enrollment | Non-Member Online Enrollment
This course is also available at discounted prices under an annual license.  Call or email for details.
Community Reinvestment Act, Community Bank is one of several courses in the Online Courses for Compliance Professionals series.
The purpose of this course is to provide  an overview of the Community Investment Act (CRA) as it applies to community banks. You will learn about the purpose and background of CRA, as well as consequences of noncompliance and evaluation methods. In addition, you will learn about the technical rules for small banks and factors to consider when assessing CRA performance. Finally, you will learn important information about CRA ratings and strategies to maintain a Satisfactory or Outstanding performance rating.
Students will learn through a combination of instructor videos, exercises, readings, glossaries, self-assessments and more. Students will complete the course with a final exam to earn Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) credits.
Audience: Compliance professionals including compliance managers, officers, and other compliance team members whose primary role is within the compliance function at their financial institution; bank examiners, bank regulators, auditors and lending compliance professionals.
Learning Objectives: After completing this course, students will gain a fundamental understanding of Community Reinvestment Act, Community Bank (CRA) for Compliance Professionals and learn how to:
  • Explain the purpose of CRA, consequences of noncompliance, and evaluation methods
  • Describe CRA technical rules for small banks
  • Identify factors to consider when assessing CRA performance
  • Explain the CRA ratings and key strategies to maintain a Satisfactory or Outstanding performance rating</ul>
Your Instructor
Bonita G. Jones
Bonita Jones and Associates, LLC
Bonita Jones & Associates, LLC is a consulting firm specializing in compliance risk management and regulatory relations. Jones’ consulting experiences have largely focused on lending/CRA strategies, fair lending risk management, and compliance risk frameworks and assessments. Jones is a member of the advisory board for the ABA National Compliance School and the Graduate School of Compliance Management. She is also on the editorial advisory board of the ABA Bank Compliance Magazine.
The Nebraska Bankers Association is a Local ABA Training Provider.
For More Information Contact:

Joanne Smith
Education and Member Information Coordinator

Nebraska Bankers Association / 233 South 13th Street, Suite 700 / PO Box 80008 / Lincoln, NE 68501-0008