CDFI Fund: FY 2021 Funding Round Opened for the Bank Enterprise Award Program

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the fiscal year (FY) 2021 funding round for the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program). Application materials are now available on the BEA Program page of the CDFI Fund’s websitein anticipation of the publication of the […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2021 CDFI Program and NACA Program Technical Assistance Awards Announced

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded 191 organizations more than $24.1 million in awards today. The fiscal year (FY) 2021 Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) Technical Assistance Awards will allow Certified Community […]

FHFA: Certain Portions of the 2021 Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements Suspended

Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) suspended certain provisions added to the Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements (PSPAs) with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) on January 14, 2021. “This suspension will provide FHFA time to review the extent to which […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2021 Capital Magnet Fund Funding Round Opened

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today opened the fiscal year (FY) 2021 funding round for the Capital Magnet Fund. Through the Capital Magnet Fund, the CDFI Fund competitively awards funds to CDFIs and qualified non-profit housing organizations. These awards can be used […]

CDFI Fund: U.S. Treasury Awarded $1.25 Billion to Support Economic Relief in Communities Affected by COVID-19

Announcement made by Vice President Harris alongside Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, and U.S. Representative Maxine Waters The U.S. Department of the Treasury today awarded $1.25 billion in COVID-19 relief funds to 863 community development financial institutions (CDFIs). The awards were announced today by Vice President Kamala […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2021 Small Dollar Loan Program Round Opens for Applications

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the fiscal year (FY) 2021 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 […]

Federal Bank Regulators Issue Rule Supporting Treasury’s Investments in Minority Depository Institutions and CDFIs

Federal bank regulatory agencies today announced an interim final rule that supports the Treasury Department’s implementation of a program established by Congress to make capital investments in minority depository institutions and community development financial institutions. The Treasury Department’s Emergency Capital Investment Program (ECIP) will support the efforts of these financial institutions to […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2021 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) 2021 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 […]

FHFA and Treasury: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Allowed to Continue to Retain Earnings

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) today announced amendments to the Preferred Stock Purchase Agreements (PSPAs). The amendments allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac​ (the Enterprises) to continue to retain earnings until they satisfy the requirements of the 2020 Enterprise capital rule.  “Today’s […]

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 […]