CDFI Fund: Upcoming Deadlines for FY 2016 CDFI and NACA Programs Round

As a reminder for potential fiscal year (FY) 2016 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 for this year’s CDFI Program and NACA Program funding rounds is March 18, 2016 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 18, 2016 at 11:59 PM Eastern.

The SF-424 for the CDFI Program and NACA Program can be found at by entering the key word CDFI, then following the instructions to download and open the document. Guidance on how to complete the SF-424 is located in the updated CDFI and NACA Program Quick Start Guide.

The CDFI Fund has also made available on its website a CDFI Program and NACA Program AMIS Training Manual which provides comprehensive instructions on how to create, complete, and submit an application in AMIS. The CDFI Fund also anticipates releasing an updated Frequently Asked Questions document and recorded walkthroughs of the AMIS application later this week.

All of the guidance and application materials for the FY 2016 application round are posted on the CDFI Fund’s website at under How to Apply Step 2: Apply.

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