News & Events


: Updates

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the fiscal year (FY) 2022 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 lending. The SDL Program funding is also intended to help unbanked and underbanked populations build credit, access affordable capital, and allow greater access into the mainstream financial system.

: Updates

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) will be conducting two live Q&A webinar sessions on how to complete and submit Transaction Level Reports (TLRs) in the Awards Management Information System (AMIS). During these sessions, entities will have the opportunity to ask any TLR related questions ahead of the June 30, 2022 submission deadline. The CDFI Fund anticipates an unprecedented number of TLR submissions for the June 30th deadline, so we encourage entities to begin working on their submissions as early as possible.

: Updates

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) has selected a contractor for the NMTC Program Native Initiative. The NMTC Program Native Initiative is an 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, collectively referred to as NMTC Native Areas.

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Message from the Director


Reaffirming our Commitment to Impact in 2022

As we enter the New Year, it is a fitting time to chart out the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund’s (CDFI Fund’s) course for 2022. Much is happening behind the scenes at the CDFI Fund to open application rounds, finalize assistance agreements, and deploy new initiatives.

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