As a reminder for fiscal year (FY) 2022 Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) applicants, the deadline for online submission of the SF-424 through Grants.gov for this year’s CDFI Program and NACA Program funding rounds is March 14, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET. Applicants must also have created an Awards Management Information System (AMIS) account and entered their EIN and DUNS numbers in AMIS by March 14, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET. March 14, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET is also the deadline for Applicants that meet the SECA requirements, but wish to apply for a Core-FA award that is greater than $700,000, to request the creation of a Core-FA Application via an Awards Management Information System (AMIS) Service Request.
The deadline for online submission of the rest of the application materials through the CDFI Fund’s Awards Management Information System (AMIS) is April 12, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET. Please view the CDFI Program and NACA Program Notices of Funding Availability (NOFAs) for more detailed information.
The CDFI Fund will host a Matching Funds Webinar Workshop for CDFI Program Financial Assistance applicants on March 22, 2022. The CDFI Fund will also host webinars on March 30 and March 31, 2022 to answer applicant questions about the CDFI Program and NACA Program. Access information for the webinars is available on the CDFI Fund’s website. Advance registration is not required to participate.
Applicants can also access recordings of the in-depth FY 2022 Financial Assistance and Technical Assistance workshops on the CDFI Fund’s website here.
All of the guidance, application materials, and webinar information for the FY 2022 application round are available on the CDFI Fund’s website at www.cdfifund.gov/cdfi and www.cdfifund.gov/native under How to Apply Step 2: Apply. The following materials have been added or updated on the CDFI Fund’s website since the application release on February 10, 2022:
- FY 2022 CDFI Program & NACA Program Application Overview (Updated February 23, 2022)
- FY 2022 CDFI Program & NACA Program Frequently Asked Questions (Added March 3, 2022)
The CDFI Fund will continue to update the Application Materials section of the CDFI Program and NACA Program webpages. Keep an eye on the CDFI Fund’s website for updates.
Questions? Contact Us
The CDFI Fund will be answering questions about the FY 2022 application until 5:00 p.m. ET on April 8, 2022. Contact the CDFI Fund’s Help Desk by submitting a Service Request through your AMIS account; by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; or by phone to (202) 653-0421 (please note this is not a toll free number).
To learn more about the CDFI Fund and its programs, please visit www.cdfifund.gov.
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