Application Reminders and Updates for FY 2023 Capital Magnet Fund Applicants

As a reminder for fiscal year (FY) 2023 Capital Magnet Fund applicants, the deadline for online submission of the SF-424 Mandatory through is February 23, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The deadline for online submission of the rest of the application materials through the CDFI Fund’s Awards Management Information System (AMIS) is March 21, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Please review the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for more detailed information. 

AMIS Application Demonstration Recording 

The CDFI Fund has posted a pre-recorded walkthrough of the FY 2023 Capital Magnet Fund Awards Management Information System (AMIS) application. Please visit the Step 2: Apply page of the Capital Magnet Fund website to access the recording. 

Updated Guidance

All of the guidance, application materials, and webinar information for the FY 2023 application round is available on the CDFI Fund’s website at under Step 2: Apply. The following materials have been added or updated on the CDFI Fund’s website since the application release on January 18, 2023.

  • FY 2023 CMF Supplemental Guidance for Applicants Using a Consortium Approach 
    (Updated January 27, 2023)
  • FY 2023 CMF Application Frequently Asked Questions 
    (Updated February 16, 2023)

The CDFI Fund will continue to update the Application Materials section of the Capital Magnet Fund webpage. Please visit the CDFI Fund’s website for updates.

Application Questions

The CDFI Fund will answer questions about the FY 2023 application until 5:00 p.m. ET on March 17, 2023. Contact the CDFI Fund’s Help Desk by submitting a Service Request through your AMIS account (strongly preferred for fastest routing); by e-mail to; or by phone to (202) 653-0421 (please note this is not a toll free number). 

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