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 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 cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov.  

Timeline

Notice Regarding FY 2017 BEA Program Round Application Deadline Extension

DateDescription
September 29, 2017FY 2017 Round Opens
October 10, 2017BEA Program General Application Webinar #1
October 12, 2017BEA Program General Application Webinar #2
November 16, 2017Deadline for Submitting SF-424 Mandatory through Grants.gov
December 12, 2017Last Day the CDFI Fund Will Answer Questions About the Application
December 14, 2017Deadline for Submitting FY 2017 BEA Program Electronic Application in AMIS


Application Webinars

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.

Application Materials


 

 

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.pdfBEA Program Criteria for Deposits to Qualify as CDFI Support Activities20172017-09-29T04:00:00Z1601
BEA Program Interim Rule https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxBEA Interim Rule PRA FR 2016-18694.pdfBEA Program Interim Rule 20171282
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

Past Year's Application Materials

 

 

2016 BEA Program Criteria for Deposits to Qualify as CDFI Support Activitieshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxBEA-CDFI Support Activities-Deposits-113016.pdf2016 BEA Program Criteria for Deposits to Qualify as CDFI Support Activities20161393
Bank Enterprise Award Programhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2016 BEA Program Application Webinar - Finalv.pptxBank Enterprise Award Program20161457
FY 2016 BEA Program AMIS Application Manual https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxBEA-AMIS Application Manual-APPROVED-FINALtoMT-508 Compliant.pdfFY 2016 BEA Program AMIS Application Manual 20161465
FY 2016 BEA Program Applicationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2016 BEA Application (Final)-2.21.17.pdfFY 2016 BEA Program Application20161434
FY 2016 BEA Program Application - Assurances and Certificationshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxAssurances and Certifications.pdfFY 2016 BEA Program Application - Assurances and Certifications20161435
FY 2016 BEA Program Application - CIMS3 Instructionshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2016 CIMS3 Instructions for BEA Applicants- FINAL.PDFFY 2016 BEA Program Application - CIMS3 Instructions20161436
FY 2016 BEA Program Application - Certification of ETAs or New Brancheshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxCertification of ETAs or New Branches.pdfFY 2016 BEA Program Application - Certification of ETAs or New Branches20161430
FY 2016 BEA Program Application - Integral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activityhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxIntegral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activity.pdfFY 2016 BEA Program Application - Integral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activity20161431
FY 2016 BEA Program Application Supplemental Guidance and FAQhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2016 BEA Program-Supplemental Guidance-Manager Approval-508 Compliant_updated31717.pdfFY 2016 BEA Program Application Supplemental Guidance and FAQ20162017-03-17T04:00:00Z1468
FY 2016 BEA Program NOFAhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2016 BEA Notice of Funds Availabilityv2.pdfFY 2016 BEA Program NOFA20161455

 

 

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>