Step 1: Application Process
The Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA), application instructions, and supplemental materials for the FY 2017 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, option 4, or
Notice Regarding FY 2017 BEA Program Round Application Deadline Extension
|September 29, 2017||FY 2017 Round Opens|
|October 10, 2017||BEA Program General Application Webinar #1|
|October 12, 2017||BEA Program General Application Webinar #2|
|November 16, 2017||Deadline for Submitting SF-424 Mandatory through Grants.gov|
|December 12, 2017||Last Day the CDFI Fund Will Answer Questions About the Application|
|December 14, 2017||Deadline for Submitting FY 2017 BEA Program Electronic Application in AMIS|
BEA Program General Application Webinar: The CDFI Fund held two webinars to provide applicants with an overview of the FY 2017 application.
BEA Program Electronic Application in AMIS Demonstration: The CDFI Fund has recorded a webinar to demonstrate how to complete an FY 2017 BEA Program Electronic Application in the Award Management Information System (AMIS), the CDFI Fund’s application interface.