CDFI Fund: $3.5 Billion Announced in New Market Tax Credits

Awards will Spur Economic and Community Development Nationwide  Washington – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced $3.5 billion in New Markets Tax Credits today that will spur investment and economic growth in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide.  A total of 73 […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2019 Funding Round of BEA Program Now Open

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today opened the fiscal year (FY) 2019 application round for the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program). Application materials are now available on the BEA Program page of the CDFI Fund’s website in anticipation of the publication of the […]

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. […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2019 Funding Round for CDFI Program and NACA Program Open

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding round for the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program). The awards from these programs will support Community Development Financial Institutions […]

CDFI Fund: Update to NMTC Certification, Compliance Monitoring and Evaluation FAQs

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) has provided an updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document for New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program) compliance on its website. This document supersedes the May 2017 publication of the FAQ document by adding, revising, or updating select questions from the earlier edition. Updates […]

CDFI Fund: Public Comments Requested on FY 2020-2022 CDFI Program and NACA Program Applications

The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 […]

CDFI Fund: U.S. Treasury Announces $142.9 Million in Awards for Affordable Housing Nationwide

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded 38 organizations $142.9 million today for the development of affordable housing and community facilities in low-income communities. These awards were made through the fiscal year (FY) 2018 round of the Capital Magnet Fund, and will support financing […]

CDFI Fund: Revised Compliance Deadlines and Program Milestones for FY 2019

Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) Director Jodie Harris recently indicated that CDFI Fund staff were reviewing each program’s timelines and priorities in response to the recent government shutdown. The five-week shutdown requires the CDFI Fund to alter deadlines, and anticipated timelines, for compliance and reporting, awards announcements, and […]

CDFI Fund: New Dates and Registration Open for FY 2019 CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Application Workshop

Due to the Government shutdown, the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Application Workshop previously scheduled for January 29 & 30, 2019, was canceled. This two-day workshop for potential fiscal year (FY) 2019 Qualified Issuer and Guarantee applicants has been rescheduled for February 25 & 26, 2019, and will be co-sponsored with […]

CDFI Fund: Nearly $25 Million in Bank Enterprise Awards Announced for Increased Investments in Highly Distressed Communities

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced nearly $25 million in awards to 119 banks for increasing investments benefiting economically distressed communities across the nation. The awards were made through the fiscal year (FY) 2018 round of the Bank Enterprise Award Program […]