CDFI Fund: More Than $3.5 Billion in New Markets Tax Credits Announced

Awards will spur economic and community development nationwide. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced $3,548,485,000 in New Markets Tax Credits today that will spur investment and economic growth in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. A total of 76 Community Development Entities […]

CDFI Fund: Application Demand for FY 2020 Round of CDFI Program and NACA Program Released

The fiscal year (FY) 2020 application round for the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund’s (CDFI Fund) Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) closed on April 30, 2020. 588 organizations from across the country requested a total of $535.4 million in awards. Specifically:* […]

OCC: Promoting Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day

In an effort to make more eligible working families aware of the benefits of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is promoting the 14th annual EITC Awareness Day on January 31. “We encourage more eligible, hard-working Americans to take advantage of this valuable tax break,” […]

EDA: Indiana University and EDA Launch New USA Opportunity Zones Tool

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), Indiana University (IU) and its Kelley School of Business announced the launch of the USA Opportunity Zones tool. This new web-based tool will help more than 390 EDA-designated Economic Development Districts (EDDs) across the nation, as well as local economic and […]

CDFI Fund: Summary Report and Public Data for NMTC Program for FYs 2003-2017 Released

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today released a Summary Report and data collected on New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investments across the nation through fiscal year (FY) 2017. The CDFI Fund requires all Community Development Entities (CDEs) that have been awarded NMTC […]

CDFI Fund: Application Demand for 2019 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 a total of 206 applications under the 2019 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: CY 2019 NMTC Applicant FAQs Updated

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) has posted on its website: an updated NMTC Program Allocation Application Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document; a revised 2019 NMTC Program Allocation Application; and a pre-recorded webinar demonstrating the application submission process in AMIS. The updates to these documents are provided in […]

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: 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 […]