About the Fed

about the fed

image of federal reserve bank of boston As part of the nation's central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston promotes sound growth and financial stability in New England and the nation. The Bank contributes to local communities, the region, and the nation through its high-quality research, regulatory oversight, and financial services, and through its commitment to leadership and innovation.

The Boston Fed, the First District of the Federal Reserve System, serves the New England region - Connecticut [except Fairfield County], Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

The Boston Fed's Vision

Public service that makes a difference to the region, the nation, and the world.

The Boston Fed's Mission

We promote sound growth and financial stability in New England and the Nation. We contribute to local communities, the region, and the nation through high-quality research, supervisory oversight, and financial services, and through our commitment to leadership and innovation.