CDFI Fund: Applications Open for the FY 2022 Small Dollar Loan Program Round

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the fiscal year (FY) 2022 funding round for the Small Dollar Loan Program (SDL Program) today. SDL Program funding is intended to expand consumer access to financial institutions by providing alternatives to high cost small dollar […]

CDFI Fund: Request for Public Comment Issued on Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery

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. Currently, the Community […]

OCC: New Publication Focuses on Bank Partnerships in Community Reinvestment and Resilience

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today published the latest edition of its Community Developments Investments newsletter, “Partners in Recovery: Community Reinvestment and Resilience.” This edition of Community Developments Investments highlights how banks can collaborate with community development financial institutions, minority depository institutions, and other community-based groups to help rebuild communities […]

CDFI Fund: $26 Million in BEA Funds Awarded to Banks that Increased Investments in Severely Distressed Communities

Recipients Collectively Increased Lending and Services to Nation’s Most Distressed Areas by over $1.1 billion The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced today $26 million in awards to 158 FDIC-insured banks, through the fiscal year (FY) 2021 round of the Bank Enterprise Award […]

CDFI Fund: Application Demand for CY 2021 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 199 applications under the calendar year (CY) 2021 round of the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program). The NMTC Program advances economic development in economically distressed communities by making tax credit […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2022 CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Application Period Opened

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today opened the fiscal year (FY) 2022 application period for the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program. A total of up to $500 million in bond guarantee authority is available for Eligible Community Development Financial Institutions (Eligible CDFIs) in […]

CDFI Fund: New System for Award Management Transitions DUNS to Unique Entity Identifier Beginning March 18, 2022

Effective March 18, 2022, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) will begin utilizing the new System for Award Management (SAM) issued Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) in its Awards Management Information System (AMIS). What is the UEI?Beginning April 4, 2022, the federal government will stop using the Dun & […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2022 CDFI Program and NACA Program Application Round Opened

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the fiscal year (FY) 2022 funding round for the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) today. The awards from these programs will support Community Development Financial Institutions […]

CDFI Fund: Application Demand for FY 2021 Round of BEA Program Released

Over $1.1 Billion in Increased Investments, Lending and Services in Highly Distressed Communities and to CDFIs The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced today the application data for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 round of its Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program). A […]

CDFI Fund: Civil Rights Act Compliance Reporting Requirements Implemented Beginning in 2022

Award applicants requested to complete a new Title VI Compliance Worksheet starting in 2022 The Civil Rights Act of 1964, which ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, also prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, […]