Certification https://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/cdfi-program/Lists/CDFI Program Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=5Certification Step 11CDFI Certification/programs-training/Programs/cdfi-program/Pages/cdfi-certification-step.aspx#step1
Applyhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/cdfi-program/Lists/CDFI Program Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=1ApplyStep 22Timeline| Application Materials| Healthy Food Financing Initiative| Past Year's Application Materials /programs-training/Programs/cdfi-program/Pages/apply-step.aspx#step2
Award Announcementhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/cdfi-program/Lists/CDFI Program Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Award AnnouncementStep 33Award Announcement/programs-training/Programs/cdfi-program/Pages/award-announcement-step.aspx#step3
Closing and Disbursementhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/cdfi-program/Lists/CDFI Program Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=3Closing and DisbursementStep 44Closing and Disbursement/programs-training/Programs/cdfi-program/Pages/closing-disbursement-step.aspx#step4
Compliance and Reportinghttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/cdfi-program/Lists/CDFI Program Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=4Compliance and ReportingStep 55Compliance and Reporting/programs-training/Programs/cdfi-program/Pages/compliance-step.aspx#step5

​​​​​​​​​Step 2: Application Process

The Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA), instructions, and supplemental materials for the FY 2017 round of the CDFI Program are below. These materials are intended to help you understand how to apply for a CDFI Program award. The CDFI Fund is not currently accepting applications for CDFI Program awards.

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 cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov
 

Timeline

DateDescription
February 23, 2017FY 2017 Round Opening
March 24, 2017Deadline for Submitting CDFI Certification Application through AMIS
March 24, 2017Deadline for Submitting SF-424 through Grants.gov
April 26, 2017Last Day the CDFI Fund Will Answer Questions About the Application
April 28, 2017Deadline for Submitting FA/TA Application through AMIS
September 19, 20172017 CDFI Program Awards Announced

Application Materials

 

 

FY 2017 AMIS Crosswalk for Bank Applicantshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxAMIS Crosswalk for Bank CDFI Applicants Final 3.20.17.pdfFY 2017 AMIS Crosswalk for Bank Applicants20172017-03-20T04:00:00Z1472
FY 2017 AMIS Crosswalk for Credit Union Applicantshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxAMIS Crosswalk for Credit Union CDFI Applicants Final 3.20.17.pdfFY 2017 AMIS Crosswalk for Credit Union Applicants20172017-03-20T04:00:00Z1470
FY 2017 CDFI Program NOFAhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 CDFI Program NOFA_vFR final.pdfFY 2017 CDFI Program NOFA20171453
FY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Application Frequently Asked Questionshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY17 CDFI and NACA Program Frequently Asked Questions Cleared 3.24.17.pdfFY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Application Frequently Asked Questions20172017-03-31T04:00:00Z1483
FY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Application Workshops Presentationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 CDFI NACA Programs In-Person Application Workshop_508.pdfFY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Application Workshops Presentation20172017-03-08T05:00:00Z1463
FY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Application: AMIS Training Manual https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 AMIS Training Manual for CDFI NACA Program Application.pdfFY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Application: AMIS Training Manual 20172017-04-06T04:00:00Z1486
FY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Financial Assistance Evaluation Processhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY17 Financial Assistance Evaluation Process Cleared 3.24.17.pdfFY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Financial Assistance Evaluation Process20172017-03-31T04:00:00Z1479
FY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Pre-Application Quick Start Guidehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 Pre-Application Quick Start Guide with AMIS Updates 4.3.17.pdfFY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Pre-Application Quick Start Guide20172017-04-03T04:00:00Z1484
FY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Technical Assistance Evaluation Processhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY17 Technical Assistance Evaluation Process Cleared 3.24.17v2.pdfFY 2017 CDFI Program and NACA Program Technical Assistance Evaluation Process20172017-03-31T04:00:00Z1482
FY 2017 Community Partnerships Guidance for FA Applicantshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 Community Partnerships Guidance for FA Applicants Final.pdfFY 2017 Community Partnerships Guidance for FA Applicants20171446
FY 2017 FA Excel Inputs Workbook - FOR REFERENCE ONLYhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 FA Excel Inputs Workbook - Updated 3 23 2017.xlsxFY 2017 FA Excel Inputs Workbook - FOR REFERENCE ONLY20172017-03-23T04:00:00Z1475
FY 2017 Forms, Assurances, and Certifications Guidancehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 Forms, Assurances, and Certifications.pdfFY 2017 Forms, Assurances, and Certifications Guidance20171445
FY 2017 Matching Funds Breakout Table for CDFI Program Applicantshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxMatching Funds Breakout Table for FY17 Applicants.xlsxFY 2017 Matching Funds Breakout Table for CDFI Program Applicants20172017-04-05T04:00:00Z1487
FY 2017 Matching Funds Guidancehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 Matching Funds Guidance Final.pdfFY 2017 Matching Funds Guidance20171444
FY 2017 TA Application Questions and Guidancehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 TA Application and Guidance Final.pdfFY 2017 TA Application Questions and Guidance20171447
FY 2017 TA Excel Inputs Workbook - FOR REFERENCE ONLYhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 TA Excel Inputs Workbook - Updated 3 23 2017.xlsxFY 2017 TA Excel Inputs Workbook - FOR REFERENCE ONLY20172017-03-23T04:00:00Z1478
FY2017 FA Application and Guidance https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 FA Application and Guidance Finalv2.pdfFY2017 FA Application and Guidance 20171454

Healthy Food Financing Initiative

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.


 

 

FY 2017 Healthy Food Financing Initiative-FA (HFFI-FA) Application Questions and Guidance for FA Applicantshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2017 HFFI-FA Narrative Questions Guidance Final.pdfFY 2017 Healthy Food Financing Initiative-FA (HFFI-FA) Application Questions and Guidance for FA Applicants20171442

Past Year's Application Materials

 

 

1. FY2016 CDFI Program NOFAhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 CDFI Program NOFA.pdf1. FY2016 CDFI Program NOFA20161108
2. FY2016 CDFI and NACA Program Application Quick Start Guidehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxApplication Quick Start Guide revised 3.9.16.pdf2. FY2016 CDFI and NACA Program Application Quick Start Guide20162016-03-14T04:00:00Z1211
3. FY 2016 CDFI and NACA Program Frequently Asked Questionshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY 2016 CDFI NACA FAQs as of 3.21.2016 UPDATE_ Final.pdf3. FY 2016 CDFI and NACA Program Frequently Asked Questions20162016-03-21T04:00:00Z1216
4. FY2016 Narrative Questions Guidancehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 Narrative Questions Guidance.pdf4. FY2016 Narrative Questions Guidance20161097
5. CDFI Program and NACA Program AMIS Training Manual https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxCDFI Fund AMIS - Training Manual - AE103-CDFI_NACA Final.pdf5. CDFI Program and NACA Program AMIS Training Manual 20161206
6. FY 2016 Excel Workbook Financial Input Sheet Example: FOR REFERENCE ONLY https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxCopy of FY 2015 Excel Workbook Financial Input Sheet Example For Refrence 3-7-2016.xlsx6. FY 2016 Excel Workbook Financial Input Sheet Example: FOR REFERENCE ONLY 20161207
7. FY2016 CDFI Program Overview Presentationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 CDFI Program Overview Presentation.pdf7. FY2016 CDFI Program Overview Presentation20161101
AMIS Crosswalk for Bank CDFI Applicants https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxAMIS Crosswalk for Bank CDFI Applicants updated 3.24.16.pdfAMIS Crosswalk for Bank CDFI Applicants 20162016-03-24T04:00:00Z1218
AMIS Crosswalk for Credit Union CDFI Applicants - updated March 28https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxAMIS Crosswalk for Credit Union CDFI Applicants updated March 28.pdfAMIS Crosswalk for Credit Union CDFI Applicants - updated March 2820162016-03-28T04:00:00Z1223
FY2016 CDFI and NACA Application Evaluation Process Documenthttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 CDFI and NACA Application Evaluation Process Document.pdfFY2016 CDFI and NACA Application Evaluation Process Document20161119
FY2016 CDFI and NACA Program Overview for Regulated CDFI Applicants Presentationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 CDFI and NACA Program Overview for Reguated CDFI Applicants Presentation.pdfFY2016 CDFI and NACA Program Overview for Regulated CDFI Applicants Presentation20161102
FY2016 CDFI and NACA Programs Matching Funds Presentationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 CDFI and NACA Programs Matching Funds Presentation.pdfFY2016 CDFI and NACA Programs Matching Funds Presentation20161106
FY2016 CDFI and NACA Programs Narrative Responses Presentationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 CDFI and NACA Programs Narrative Responses Presentation.pdfFY2016 CDFI and NACA Programs Narrative Responses Presentation20161105
FY2016 CDFI and NACA Programs Retained Earnings Presentationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 CDFI and NACA Programs Retained Earnings Presentation.pdfFY2016 CDFI and NACA Programs Retained Earnings Presentation20161104
FY2016 Forms, Assurances, and Certifications Guidancehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 Forms, Assurances, and Certifications Guidance.pdfFY2016 Forms, Assurances, and Certifications Guidance20161109
FY2016 Matching Funds Guidancehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 Matching Funds Guidance.pdfFY2016 Matching Funds Guidance20161096
FY2016 Retained Earnings Guidance and Calculator - Bank, Thrift, and Bank Holding Co CDFI Applicantshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 Retained Earnings Guidance and Calculator - Bank, Thrift, and Bank Holding Co CDFI Applicants.xlsmFY2016 Retained Earnings Guidance and Calculator - Bank, Thrift, and Bank Holding Co CDFI Applicants20161093
FY2016 Retained Earnings Guidance and Calculator - Unregulated CDFI Applicantshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 Retained Earnings Guidance and Calculator - Unregulated CDFI Applicants.xlsmFY2016 Retained Earnings Guidance and Calculator - Unregulated CDFI Applicants20161095
FY2016 Retained Earnings Guidance and Calculator- Credit Union CDFI Applicantshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxFY2016 Retained Earnings Guidance and Calculator - Credit Union CDFI Applicants2.xlsmFY2016 Retained Earnings Guidance and Calculator- Credit Union CDFI Applicants20161192

 

 

CDFI Program Contact Informationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Lists/CDFI Call Out/AllItems.aspxhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Lists/CDFI Call Out/DispForm.aspx?ID=6CDFI Program Contact Information<h3>Questions?</h3><p>Questions regarding CDFI 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>