CDFI Fund: Reminders and Updates for FY 2019 CDFI Program and NACA Program Round Applicants

As a reminder for fiscal year (FY) 2019 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 May 3, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The deadline for online submission of the rest of the application materials through the CDFI Fund’s Awards Management Information System (AMIS) is June 6, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Please view the CDFI Program and NACA Program Notices of Funds Availability (NOFAs) for more detailed information. 

Upcoming Webinars 

The CDFI Fund will host webinars on May 14 and May 15, 2019 to answer applicant questions about the CDFI Program and NACA Program. Access information for the webinars is available on the CDFI Fund’s website. Advance registration is not required to participate. 

Updated Guidance

All of the guidance, application materials, and webinar information for the FY 2019 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 following materials have been added or updated on the CDFI Fund’s website since the application release on April 4, 2019:

  • AMIS Training Manual for FY 2019 CDFI Program and NACA Program: FA Applicants
  • AMIS Training Manual for FY 2019 CDFI Program and NACA Program: TA Applicants
  • Financial Assistance Application Guidance (updated April 25, 2019)
  • Navigating the FY 2019 TA Application Template in AMIS (pre-recorded tutorial)

The CDFI Fund will continue to update the Application Materials section of the CDFI Program and NACA Program webpages. In the next few weeks, the CDFI Fund will post a video tutorial on the FY 2019 FA Application Template in AMIS, Frequently Asked Questions, and FA Objectives Case Studies. Keep an eye on the CDFI Fund’s website for updates.

Questions? Contact Us

The CDFI Fund will be answering questions about the FY 2019 application until 5:00 p.m. ET on June 4, 2019. Contact the CDFI Fund’s Help Desk by submitting a Service Request through your AMIS account; 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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