The Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA), instructions, and supplemental materials for the FY 2018 round of the CDFI Program are below. These materials are intended to help you understand how to apply for a CDFI 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 questions about the application process for Financial Assistance, Technical Assistance, and Healthy Food Financing Initiative - Financial Assistance awards to the CDFI Program Help Desk at 202-653-0421,option 1, or
CDFI Fund staff will conduct five in-person FY 2018 CDFI Program and NACA Program Application Workshops in Washington, DC. Registration for these workshops is now open. Due to security requirements at the federal facility where the workshops will be held, anyone wishing to attend the in-person application workshops must register through the online registration system links provided below. Individuals who do not register before the applicable registration deadlines may not be admitted.
*The CDFI Fund may combine the Financial Assistance and Technical Assistance workshops held on February 27, 2018 if attendance does not support separate sessions.
The CDFI Fund is conducting six targeted live webinars to provide a forum to answer applicant questions about the FY 2018 CDFI Program and NACA Program applications. Advance registration is not required to participate in the webinars. Access the webinars by clicking the below links 5 minutes before the webinars begin.
Viewing these webinars requires the use of WebEx. To download the WebEx Event Manager, see the instructions on the Verizon's
WebEx Downloads page.
Organizations interested in applying for a Healthy Food Financing Initiative - Financial Assistance award should review the below documentation, in addition to the Financial Assistance award application materials. In order to be eligible to receive a Healthy Food Financing Initiative -Financial Assistance award, applicants must apply for and be selected to receive a CDFI Program Financial Assistance award.
Community Development Financial Institutions Fund
United States Department of the Treasury
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