CDFI Fund: Important Reminders for FY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Round Applicants

As a reminder for interested fiscal year (FY) 2017 Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) applicants, the deadline for online submission of the SF-424 through Grants.gov for this year’s CDFI Program and NACA Program funding rounds is March 24, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern. The deadline for online submission of the rest of the application materials through the CDFI Fund’s Awards Management Information System (AMIS) is April 28, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern.

The CDFI Fund will be answering questions about the application this week in a series of webinars targeted to different financial institution types. See the CDFI Fund’s website for information regarding how to access the webinars. Advance registration is not required to participate.

In addition, the CDFI Fund has provided new supplemental guidance materials for applicants on its website. Additional guidance materials will be posted to the CDFI Fund’s website on a rolling basis, so please make sure to check the website regularly. All of the guidance, application materials, and webinar information for the FY 2017 application round are available on the CDFI Fund’s website at www.cdfifund.gov/cdfi and www.cdfifund.gov/native under How to Apply Step 2: Apply.

The CDFI Fund will be answering questions about the FY 2017 application via its Help Desk until 5:00 PM Eastern Time on April 26, 2017. Contact the Help Desk by e-mail to cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov; or by phone to (202) 653-0421 (please note this is not a toll free number). To learn more about the CDFI Fund and its programs, please visit www.cdfifund.gov.

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