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 1: CDFI Certification

 

 

CDFI Certification https://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Lists/CDFI Common Steps/AllItems.aspxhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Lists/CDFI Common Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=1CDFI Certification <p>Community Development Financial Institution Certification (CDFI Certification) is the U.S. Department of the Treasury's recognition of specialized financial institutions serving low-income communities. Through Certification, CDFIs are qualified to apply for technical assistance and financial assistance awards, as well as training provided by the CDFI Fund through the Capacity Building Initiative. </p><p>Entities considering certification as a CDFI are advised that certification determinations may take up to 90 days from the date a completed CDFI Certification Application has been received by the CDFI Fund. Those considering certification as a CDFI are encouraged to take this review period into account as it may impact their eligibility to apply for a CDFI Program assistance award.</p> <p> <span style="text-decoration:underline;">Be sure to review the application materials under the Apply step to learn the certification guidance for this program</span>. Then, learn more about how to apply to be certified as a CDFI on the <a href="/programs-training/certification/cdfi/Pages/default.aspx">CDFI Certification page</a>.​​</p>

 

 

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>

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