Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Request for Public Comment on CDFI Certification Application and Reporting Tools
At the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), we value the important work that Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) do. We know that CDFIs are being asked to do more than ever before in delivering capital and credit to families, businesses and communities across the nation. And we want to continue to support CDFIs the best way that we can, evolving our policies where possible to meet the modern needs of CDFIs.
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.
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 Grants.gov 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.
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.