March 8, 2023

CDFI Fund: Upcoming Deadlines for FY 2023 Capital Magnet Fund Round Applicants

As a reminder for fiscal year (FY) 2023 Capital Magnet Fund applicants, the deadline to submit the complete FY 2023 Capital Magnet Fund Application through the Awards Management Information System (AMIS) is March 21, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). To ensure a successful application submission, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) encourages all FY 2023 applicants to submit their applications as early as possible. 

The last day to contact Capital Magnet Fund staff with application questions is March 17, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Please note that application questions received via AMIS Service Requests, Help Desk calls, or Help Desk e-mails will not be answered after that time. 

The CDFI Fund encourages applicants to carefully review all guidance provided on the CDFI Fund’s website at under Step 2: Apply. The guidance includes helpful instructions and tips about completing and submitting your application. 

Updated Guidance

All of the guidance, application materials, and webinar information for the FY 2023 application round is available on the CDFI Fund’s website at under Step 2: Apply. The following materials have been added to or updated on the CDFI Fund’s website since the application release on January 18, 2023:


Please direct application questions to the CDFI Fund’s Help Desk by submitting a Service Request through AMIS (strongly preferred for fastest routing); by e-mailing; or by calling (202) 653-0421. The CDFI Fund will not respond to application questions received after 5:00 p.m. ET on March 17, 2023. Technical support for AMIS is available until the application submission deadline at 5:00 p.m. ET on March 21, 2023. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on March 21, 2023.

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