Applyhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/bank_enterprise_award/Lists/CDFI BEA Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=1ApplyStep 11Timeline|Application Materials|Past Year's Application Materials /programs-training/Programs/bank_enterprise_award/Pages/apply-step.aspx#step1
Award Announcementhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/bank_enterprise_award/Lists/CDFI BEA Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Award AnnouncementStep 22Award Announcement/programs-training/Programs/bank_enterprise_award/Pages/award-announcement-step.aspx#step2
Closing and Disbursementhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/bank_enterprise_award/Lists/CDFI BEA Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=3Closing and DisbursementStep 33Closing and Disbursement /programs-training/Programs/bank_enterprise_award/Pages/closing-disbursement-step.aspx#step3
Compliance and Reportinghttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/bank_enterprise_award/Lists/CDFI BEA Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=4Compliance and ReportingStep 44Compliance and Reporting​​/programs-training/Programs/bank_enterprise_award/Pages/compliance-step.aspx#step4

​​​​​​​Step 1: Application Process

The Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA), application instructions, and supplemental materials for the FY 2018 Round of the BEA Program are provided below. These materials are intended to help applicants understand how to apply for a BEA Program award.

The application materials listed on this page and the requirements set forth in the NOFA are subject to change for future funding rounds. Please direct any questions to the CDFI Fund’s Help Desk at 202-653-0421 or cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov.  

Timeline

DateDescription
July 19, 2018FY 2018 Round Opens
August 1, 2018BEA Program General Application Webinar #1
August 2, 2018BEA Program General Application Webinar #2
August 23, 2018
(11:59 PM ET)
Deadline for Submitting SF-424 Mandatory through Grants.gov
September 18, 2018
(5:00 PM ET)
Last Day the CDFI Fund Will Answer Questions About the Application
September 20, 2018
(5:00 PM ET)
Last day to Contact IT Help Desk for AMIS Related Support and Submission of the Application
September 20, 2018
(5:00 PM ET)
Deadline for Submitting FY 2018 BEA Program Electronic Application in AMIS
​TBD​FY 2018 BEA Program Award Announcement


APPLICATION WEBINARS

The CDFI Fund held two webinars to provide applicants with an overview of the FY 2018 BEA Program application. The recording and presentation for the webinar is available at the links below.

The CDFI Fund has recorded a webinar to demonstrate the electronic application submission process in AMIS and has a comprehensive instruction manual to guide applicants through the technical aspects of using AMIS to complete their electronic applications. The webinar and guidance is available at the links below.

Application Materials


 

 

1. FY 2018 Bank Enterprise Award Program Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA)https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2018 BEA NOFA.pdf1. FY 2018 Bank Enterprise Award Program Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA)20182018-07-19T04:00:00Z1836
2. FY 2018 BEA Program Application - Application Instructionshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2018 BEA Application Instructions.pdf2. FY 2018 BEA Program Application - Application Instructions20182018-07-19T04:00:00Z1818
3. FY 2018 BEA Program Application -Supplemental Guidance and FAQshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2018 BEA Program-Amended Supplemental Guidance-508 Compliant.pdf3. FY 2018 BEA Program Application -Supplemental Guidance and FAQs20182018-08-24T04:00:00Z1864
4. FY 2018 BEA Program Application - Assurances and Certificationshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxAssurances and Certifications-508C.pdf4. FY 2018 BEA Program Application - Assurances and Certifications20182018-07-19T04:00:00Z1817
5. FY 2018 BEA Program Application - Certification of ETAs or New Brancheshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxCertification of ETAs or New Branches-508C.pdf5. FY 2018 BEA Program Application - Certification of ETAs or New Branches20182018-07-19T04:00:00Z1816
6. FY 2018 BEA Program Application - Integral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activityhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxIntegral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activity-508C.pdf6. FY 2018 BEA Program Application - Integral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activity20182018-07-19T04:00:00Z1815
7. FY 2018 BEA Program Application - CIMS3 Instructionshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2018 CIMS3 Instructions for BEA Applicants.pdf7. FY 2018 BEA Program Application - CIMS3 Instructions20182018-07-19T04:00:00Z1819
8. BEA Program Criteria for Deposits to Qualify as CDFI Support Activitieshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxBEA Program Criteria for Deposits to Qualify as CDFI Support Activities-508 Compliant.pdf8. BEA Program Criteria for Deposits to Qualify as CDFI Support Activities20182018-07-19T04:00:00Z1601
9. FY 2018 BEA Program AMIS Application Manualhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxBEA-AMIS Application Manual-508 Compliant.pdf9. FY 2018 BEA Program AMIS Application Manual20182018-08-07T04:00:00Z1833
BEA Program Interim Rule (August 10, 2016)https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxBEA Interim Rule PRA FR 2016-18694.pdfBEA Program Interim Rule (August 10, 2016)20182018-07-19T04:00:00Z1282

Past Year's Application Materials

 

 

FY 2017 BEA Program AMIS Application Manualhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxBEA-AMIS Application Manual FY17-508 Compliant.pdfFY 2017 BEA Program AMIS Application Manual20172017-10-26T04:00:00Z1623
FY 2017 BEA Program Application - Application Instructionshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2017 BEA Application-508 Compliant_100617.pdfFY 2017 BEA Program Application - Application Instructions20172017-10-06T04:00:00Z1616
FY 2017 BEA Program Application - Assurances and Certificationshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxBEA Program - Assurances and Certifications-508 Compliant.pdfFY 2017 BEA Program Application - Assurances and Certifications20172017-09-29T04:00:00Z1602
FY 2017 BEA Program Application - CIMS3 Instructionshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2017 CIMS3 Instructions for BEA Applicants.pdfFY 2017 BEA Program Application - CIMS3 Instructions20172017-09-29T04:00:00Z1598
FY 2017 BEA Program Application - Certification of ETAs or New Brancheshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 BEA Program Application - Certification of ETAs or New Branches-508 Compliant.pdfFY 2017 BEA Program Application - Certification of ETAs or New Branches20172017-09-29T04:00:00Z1599
FY 2017 BEA Program Application - Integral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activityhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 BEA Program Application - Integral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activity-508 Compliant.pdfFY 2017 BEA Program Application - Integral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activity20172017-09-29T04:00:00Z1600
FY 2017 BEA Program Application - Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA)https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2017 BEA NOFA Federal Register 2017-20922.pdfFY 2017 BEA Program Application - Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA)20172017-09-29T04:00:00Z1604
FY 2017 BEA Program Application - Supplemental Guidance and FAQshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2017 BEA Program-Supplemental Guidance-92817.pdfFY 2017 BEA Program Application - Supplemental Guidance and FAQs20172017-09-29T04:00:00Z1603

 

 

BEA Contact Informationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Lists/CDFI Call Out/AllItems.aspxhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Lists/CDFI Call Out/DispForm.aspx?ID=1BEA Contact Information<h3>Questions?</h3><p>Questions regarding the Bank Enterprise Awards Program may be directed to the CDFI Fund by e-mail to cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov; or by phone to (202) 653-0421. Please note this is not a toll free number.</p>