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: Updates

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released today the application data for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 round of its Small Dollar Loan Program (SDL Program). 

: Updates

The fiscal year (FY) 2021 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 May 3, 2021.

At this time, it is expected that the Technical Assistance (TA) awards and Financial Assistance (FA) awards will be announced separately. The CDFI Fund anticipates announcing the FY 2021 TA awards before September 30, 2021 and the FA awards before December 31, 2021.

: 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.

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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.