Step 2: Application Process
The Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA), instructions, and supplemental materials for the FY 2019 round of the Capital Magnet Fund (CMF) program are below. These materials are intended to help you understand how to apply for a Capital Magnet Fund Award. The application materials listed on this page and the requirements set forth in the NOFA are subject to change for future funding rounds.
Applicants for CMF are required to submit materials through Grants.gov (SF-424) and the CDFI Fund’s Award Management Information System (AMIS). Applicants are advised to review the NOFA, Application Instructions and related materials below. Applicants are also advised to submit their SF-424 in Grants.gov and create an organizational AMIS account, if they don’t have one already.
Capital Magnet Fund Overview Presentations
Additionally, the following six modules provide an overview of various Capital Magnet Fund program topics:
FY 2019 Application Round Timeline
|June 25, 2019||Opening of Application Round|
|July 26, 2019 (11:59 PM ET)||Deadline for Online submission of SF-424 via Grants.gov|
|August 2, 2019 (11:59 PM ET)||Deadline to Create Organizational Account in AMIS |
|August 22, 2019 (5:00 PM ET)||Last Day to Contact the CDFI Fund with Application Questions|
|August 26, 2019 (5:00 PM ET)||Deadline of Application Submission and all Attachments in AMIS|
|February 25, 2020||FY 2019 Capital Magnet Fund Awards Announced|
FY 2019 Application Webinars
The CDFI Fund conducted three webinars to answer applicant questions about the FY 2019 Capital Magnet Fund Application. Recording of the webinars are available at the links below.