The CDFI Fund and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will co-sponsor one (1) two-day workshop for potential applicants pertaining to the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 Qualified Issuer and Guarantee Application requirements. Specifically, the workshops will review the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program’s structure and include in-depth discussions on the following topics:
- Roles of the Qualified Issuer, Program Administrator, and Servicer;
- Program eligibility;
- Certification, capitalization, and structuring requirements of the Alternative Financing Structure;
- Capital Distribution Plan requirements;
- Secondary Loan Requirements;
- Program costs;
- Qualified Issuer and Guarantee Application review processes;
- Rural Infrastructure;
- Credit Enhancements;
- Post-issuance reporting requirements; and
- Compliance-related responsibilities and activities.
Attendees will be provided ample opportunity to ask the CDFI Fund staff questions, and receive clarification about workshop material. As the workshops will be held in secure federal building, registration is required. The workshop is free of charge; however, due to limited space, registration will be honored on a first come, first served basis. Up to fifty (50) potential applicants may attend.
WHAT: CDFI Bond Guarantee Program’s FY 2017 Qualified Issuer and Guarantee Application Workshop
WHEN: February 22, 2017 – Introduction to the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program General Recourse Secured Structure and Application Overview; and Qualified Issuer Application and Evaluation Process.
February 23, 2017 – CDFI Bond Guarantee Program General Recourse Secured and Alternative Financing Structures Application Overview; Financing in Rural Communities and the Rural Infrastructure Lending Asset Class.
TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There is a 90 minute break for lunch. Lunch is on your own.
WHERE: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
400 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20219
Conference Rooms A & B
REGISTER: Registration for the application workshop is available here and on the CDFI Fund’s website at www.cdfifund.gov/bond, under Step 2: How to Apply.
For interested parties unable to attend the in-person application workshops, the presentation materials will be posted to the CDFI Fund’s website, www.cdfifund.gov/bond, following each event.
Requests for reasonable accommodations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act should be directed to Michael Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org.