On September 29, 2017, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced in a Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) for the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program) that the deadline for submitting the FY 2017 BEA Program Application (Application) via the CDFI Fund’s Award Management Information System (AMIS) was 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 30, 2017.
Due to technical issues many users have recently experienced with the CDFI Fund’s AMIS and CDFI Information Mapping System, the CDFI Fund is extending the Application deadline for all applicants who submitted a validated SF-424 Mandatory in Grants.gov by the November 16, 2017 deadline. The extended deadline for the Application submission via AMIS is now December 14, 2017, 5:00pm ET. Please note, this extension applies only to those applicants that have submitted a validated SF-424 Mandatory by the above referenced deadline. This notice does not extend or revise the SF-424 Mandatory submission deadline.
The last day to contact the BEA Program Office and Information Technology (IT) department is extended as follows:
- December 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm ET: last day to contact BEA Program staff regarding BEA Program application materials. For more information, contact the CDFI Fund BEA Helpdesk at (202) 653-0421 or submit a BEA Award AMIS service request.
- December 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm ET: last day to contact the IT Helpdesk regarding AMIS support and submission of the FY 2017 BEA Program application in AMIS. For assistance, contact the CDFI Fund IT Helpdesk at (202) 653-0422 or submit an IT AMIS service request.
All other information and requirements set forth in the September 29, 2017, NOFA shall remain effective as published.
For more information about the FY 2017 BEA Program Application and the Bank Enterprise Award Program, please visit www.cdfifund.gov/bea. For questions regarding the BEA Program, please contact the CDFI Fund Help Desk at (202) 653-0421 or via the Service Request feature in AMIS.