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 2020 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
April 2, 2020
FY 2020 Round Opens
April 8, 2020
BEA Program General Application Webinar #1
April 10, 2020
BEA Program General Application Webinar #2
May 4, 2020
Deadline for Submitting SF-424 Mandatory through Grants.gov
June 1, 2020
Last day the CDFI Fund will answer questions about the
Application
June 1, 2020
Last day to register a user and organization in AMIS.
June 1, 2020
Last day to enter, edit or delete BEA transactions, and verify addresses/ census tracts in AMIS
​June 3, 2020
Last day to contact IT Help Desk re AMIS related support and submission of the Application  
​June 3, 2020
​Deadline for submitting FY 2020 BEA Program Electronic Application in AMIS
​September 2020
​FY 2020 BEA Program Award Announcement


APPLICATION WEBINARS

The CDFI Fund is conducting two live webinars to provide applicants with an overview of the FY 2020 BEA Program application and a forum to ask questions. Advance registration is not required to participate in the webinars. Please access the webinars, using the links provided below, at least five minutes prior to the beginning of the webinar.

Viewing these webinars requires the use of WebEx. To download the WebEx Event manager, please see the instructions on the WebEx Downloads webpage.

  Date and Time Conference Line Access Link
Webinar 1April 9, 2020
2:30-3:30 PM ET

Webinar Completed


Access Webinar Recording

updWebinar 2April 10, 2020
2:30-3:30 PM ET

Webinar Completed


The CDFI Fund has made available a pre-recorded 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. Please note that the webinar was originally recorded for the FY 2017 electronic application, however the display and functionalities for the FY 2020 electronic application is the same.  Applicants should use the AMIS Training Manual for FY 2020 BEA Program Applicants as a reference when completing its electronic application in AMIS. The webinar and FY 2020 AMIS Training Manual is available at the links below.



Application Materials


 

 

1. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Notice of Funding Availabilityhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx1. REVISED FY 2020 BEA Program - Federal Register NOFA 22April2020.pdf1. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Notice of Funding Availability20202020-04-22T04:00:00Z2224
2. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Application Instructionshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Application Instructions.pdf2. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Application Instructions20202020-04-02T04:00:00Z2201
3. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Supplemental Guidance & FAQshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx3. REVISED FY 2020 BEA Program - Supplemental Guidance_FAQ 22April2020.pdf3. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Supplemental Guidance & FAQs20202020-04-22T04:00:00Z2225
4. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Assurances and Certificationshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx4. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Assurances and Certifications.pdf4. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Assurances and Certifications20202020-04-02T04:00:00Z2202
5. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Certificate of ETAs, New Branches and ATMshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx5. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Certificate of ETAs, New Branches and ATMs.pdf5. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Certificate of ETAs, New Branches and ATMs20202020-04-02T04:00:00Z2203
6. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Integral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activityhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx6. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Integral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activity.pdf6. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - Integral Involvement Form for CDFI Support Activity20202020-04-02T04:00:00Z2205
7. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - CIMS Instructionshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx7. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - CIMS Instructions.pdf7. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - CIMS Instructions20202020-04-02T04:00:00Z2204
8. BEA Program Criteria for Deposits to Qualify as CDFI Support Activitieshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx8. BEA Program Criteria for Deposits to Qualify as CDFI Support Activities.pdf8. BEA Program Criteria for Deposits to Qualify as CDFI Support Activities20202020-04-02T04:00:00Z2006
9. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - AMIS Application Manualhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx9. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - AMIS Application Manual.pdf9. FY 2020 BEA Program Application - AMIS Application Manual20202020-04-02T04:00:00Z2200
10. BEA Program Interim Rule (August 10, 2016)https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxx10. BEA Program Interim Rule (August 10, 2016).pdf10. BEA Program Interim Rule (August 10, 2016)20202020-04-02T04:00:00Z2003

Past Year's Application Materials

 

 

 

 

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>