Update for FY 2019 CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Applicants: Applications Now Available in AMIS

The electronic applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2019 round of the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program are now available in the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund's (CDFI Fund's) Awards Management Information System (AMIS).

In addition, the CDFI Fund has posted a PDF version of the Qualified Issuer and Guarantee applications along with an AMIS Bond Guarantee Program User Guide to its website. Links to the PDF applications and guide can be found on the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program webpage (www.cdfifund.gov/bond) under the ÌøHow To Apply' section by clicking on Step 2: Apply. Please note that the PDF applications are for reference only. Organizations must use the AMIS Bond Guarantee interface to submit Qualified Issuer and Guarantee Applications, using guidance provided in the above mentioned documents.

Reminder about Deadlines

Please refer to the NOGA and application instructions for detailed information regarding the following application deadlines.

  • CDFI Certification Applications must be submitted through AMIS by 11:59 p.m. EST on December 3, 2018.

  • Qualified Issuer Applications must be submitted through AMIS by 11:59 p.m. EST on February 19, 2019.

  • Guarantee Applications must be submitted through AMIS by 11:59 p.m. EST on February 26, 2019.

  • The last day the CDFI Fund will accept questions regarding the FY 2019 application period for the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program is February 12, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. EST. All questions must be submitted electronically to the program office at bgp@cdfi.treas.gov.

Reminder about Conference Calls

To provide a forum for applicants of the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program to ask questions, the CDFI Fund will conduct two one-hour conference calls in December. The calls are not application workshops or trainings, and no presentations will be given during the calls; only questions from potential applicants will be addressed. Advance registration is not required to attend.

Dates and Times:
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EST
Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. EST

Call-In Number:

Participant Passcode:

The call-in phone number and passcode are the same for both conference calls.


For more information about the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program, please visit www.cdfifund.gov/bond, or email the CDFI Fund's Help Desk at bgp@cdfi.treas.gov.

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