CDFI Fund: Update for CDFI Program and NACA Program Applicants: AMIS Application Now Available

The electronic applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2017 round of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) are now available in the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund’s (CDFI Fund) Awards Management Information System (AMIS).

The CDFI Fund will be providing a comprehensive instruction manual to help guide applicants through the technical aspects of using AMIS to complete their applications. The “AMIS Training Manual for CDFI and NACA Program Applications” will be available on the CDFI Fund’s website in the coming days.

The CDFI Fund has also posted to its website additional guidance documents, including Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), FA and TA Evaluation Process Documents, and an updated Pre-Application Quick Start Guide. All of the 2017 application guidance documents and materials are available on the CDFI Fund’s website, www.cdfifund.gov/cdfi, under Step 2: Apply and www.cdfifund.gov/native, under Step 2: Apply.

Reminder about Deadlines

  • The deadline for submitting the SF-424 through Grants.gov for the FY 2017 application round was March 24, 2017. If an organization that did not meet the SF-424 deadline submits an AMIS application, the CDFI Fund will not review any of the material submitted in AMIS, and the application will be deemed ineligible. For more details, please see the CDFI Program NOFA and the NACA Program NOFA.
  • The deadline for submission of the CDFI Program and NACA Program applications through AMIS is 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, April 28, 2016.
  • The CDFI Fund will stop taking questions about the application at 5:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 26, 2016.

Please view the CDFI Fund’s website at www.cdfifund.gov/cdfi and www.cdfifund.gov/native for full details about the CDFI Program and NACA Program and how to apply to the FY 2017 application round. Please direct any questions to the CDFI Program and Native Initiatives Help Desk at (202) 653-0421 (Option 1) or cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov.

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