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: Updates

Announcement Made By Vice President Harris Alongside Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, and U.S. Representative Maxine Waters

Washington – 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 Harris at the White House with Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen.

: Updates

As a reminder for fiscal year (FY) 2021 Small Dollar Loan Program (SDL Program) applicants, the deadline for online submission of the SF-424 through for this year’s SDL Program funding round is May 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET.  Applicants must also have created an Awards Management Information System (AMIS) account and entered their EIN and DUNS numbers by May 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET. 

: Updates

Today, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released a Request for Information related to an upcoming procurement that is part of a broader effort to increase New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investment in Federal Indian Reservations, Off-Reservation Trust Lands, Hawaiian Home Lands, and Alaska Native Village Statistical Areas (NMTC Native Areas). Industry and subject-matter experts are encouraged to review the Request for Information, which outlines the scope of this procurement.

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Message from the Director


Message from CDFI Fund Director Jodie Harris: A Glimpse at the CDFI Fund’s Calendar

As we get deeper into 2021, I have heard from many of you asking when the application periods for the CDFI Fund’s various programs will open. I understand that in this difficult economic climate our programs are needed now more than ever.

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Members of the media seeking information about the CDFI Fund including images, quotes, or interviews, should contact Bill Luecht at (202) 653-0300.