SBA: PPP Re-Opened to Community Financial Institutions First

Community Financial Institutions get dedicated access starting January 11, 2021 The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, re-opened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan portal today at 9 am ET. SBA is continuing its dedicated commitment to underserved small businesses and to addressing potential access to capital barriers […]

SBA: PPP Re-Opening and New Guidance Announced

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First […]

CDFI Fund: Public Comments Requested on Capital Magnet Fund Application and Annual Performance Report

The 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. Currently, the Community Development […]

CDFI Fund: Revised ACR Guidance Information Now Available

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) has released updated information for Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) regarding the Annual Certification and Data Collection Report (ACR). The ACR, which must be completed by all Certified CDFIs on annual basis, allows the CDFI Fund to assess CDFIs’ compliance with […]

CDFI Fund: Application Demand for 2020 Round of NMTC Program Released

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced today that it received 208 applications under the 2020 round of the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program). The NMTC Program advances economic development in economically distressed communities by making tax credit allocations available to […]

FDIC: Financial Advisors Sought to Establish New “Mission-Driven Bank Fund” to Support FDIC-Insured Minority Banks and CDFIs

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced a competition to choose one or more experienced financial advisors to support the development of a new Mission-Driven Bank Fund. The Fund will provide a vehicle for private sector and philanthropic investment in FDIC-insured Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) and Community Development Financial Institutions […]

CDFI Fund: Upcoming Webinar Scheduled on Preparing for the FY 2021 CDFI and NACA Program Application Round

It’s never too early to start getting ready for the next application round! The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is tentatively planning to open the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) application round in early […]

CDFI Fund: 2019 Annual Certification and Data Collection Summary Report Released

​The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today released a summary snapshot report from the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Annual Certification and Data Collection Report (ACR) reporting cycle. Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) must submit an ACR on an annual basis within 90 days […]

CDFI Fund: Webinar to Learn More About AmeriCorps and Economic Mobility Corps Announced

Mark your calendar for upcoming webinars! AmeriCorps and the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) will be hosting two live webinars to provide Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and other community development organizations with information on the new Economic Mobility Corps and applying for an AmeriCorps grant. The first webinar will […]