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

​​​​​​​​​Step 2: Application Process

The Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA), instructions, and supplemental materials for the FY 2020 round of the NACA Program are below. These materials are intended to help you understand how to apply for a NACA Program award. 

For those preparing to apply for the FY 2020 application round, the CDFI Fund provided a pre-application webinar on December 18, 2019. The webinar recording and presentation are available below.

Please direct questions about the application process for Financial Assistance, Technical Assistance, and supplemental awards to the CDFI and NACA Program Help Desk at 202-653-0421, option 1, or cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov.

Note: The application materials listed on this page and the requirements set forth in the NOFA are subject to change for future funding rounds.


FY 2020 Application Timeline

DateDescription
Date
​Description
February 20, 2020
FY 2020 Round Opening
March 23, 2020 by 11:59 PM ET Deadline for Creating an AMIS Account
March 23, 2020 by 11:59 PM ET Deadline to enter EIN and DUNS numbers in AMIS
March 23, 2020 by 11:59 PM ETDeadline for Submitting SF-424 through Grants.gov
April 28, 2020 by 5:00 PM ET
Last Day the CDFI Fund Will Answer Questions About the Application
April 30, 2020 by 5:00 PM ETDeadline to Receive AMIS Support From the IT Help Desk
April 30, 2020 by 11:59 PM ETDeadline for Submitting FA/TA Application through AMIS
TBD
FY 2020 NACA Program Awards Announced

FY 2020 Application Webinars

The CDFI Fund is conducting five targeted live webinars to provide a forum to answer applicant questions about the FY 2020 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.

Webinar TopicDate and TimeConferenceAccess Link
Webinar Topic
​Date and Time
​Conference
​Access Link
FY 2020 FA/TA Application: Getting Started March 3, 2020 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
Webinar Completed
Access Webinar Recording
FY 2020 TA Application Webinar WorkshopMarch 10, 2020 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET
Webinar Completed
Access Webinar Recording
FY 2020 FA Application Webinar WorkshopMarch 11, 2020 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET
Webinar Completed
Access Webinar Recording
FY 2020 CDFI Program Q&A WebinarMarch 31, 2020 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
Webinar Completed Access Webinar Recording
FY 2020 NACA Program Q&A WebinarApril 1, 2020 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
Webinar Completed Access Webinar Recording

Financial Assistance Application Materials


The application materials for the FY 2020 Financial Assistance Application are below. Applicants should continue to check this site for any updates. 


 

 

1A. FY 2020 NACA Program NOFAhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx1A. NACA NOFA 2020-03442.pdf1A. FY 2020 NACA Program NOFA20202020-02-21T05:00:00Z2197
1B. Change to FY 2020 NACA Program Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA)https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx1B. NACA Changed NOFA FR 2020-07686 041320.pdf1B. Change to FY 2020 NACA Program Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA)20202020-04-13T04:00:00Z2221
2. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Application Overviewhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2. FY 2020 CDFI NACA Application Overview Presentation - UPDATED - 2020-04-08.pdf2. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Application Overview20202020-04-08T04:00:00Z2210
3. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Financial Assistance (FA) Application Guidancehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx3. Financial Assistance (FA) Application Guidance FY20 CDFI NACA - UPDATED - 2020-04-08.pdf3. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Financial Assistance (FA) Application Guidance20202020-04-08T04:00:00Z2211
4. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Base-FA Evaluation Processhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx4. Base-FA Evaluation Process FY20 CDFI NACA.pdf4. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Base-FA Evaluation Process20202020-02-20T05:00:00Z2138
5. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program DF-FA Application Guidancehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx5. DF-FA Guidance FY20 CDFI NACA - UPDATED - 2020-04-08.pdf5. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program DF-FA Application Guidance20202020-04-08T04:00:00Z2213
6. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program HFFI-FA Application Guidancehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx6. HFFI-FA Guidance FY20 CDFI NACA - UPDATED - 2020-04-08.pdf6. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program HFFI-FA Application Guidance20202020-04-08T04:00:00Z2214
7. Application Financial Data Inputs Workbook - FOR REFERENCE ONLYhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx7. Application Financial Data Inputs Workbook - FOR REFERENCE ONLY.xlsx7. Application Financial Data Inputs Workbook - FOR REFERENCE ONLY20202020-02-20T05:00:00Z2141
8. Forms, Assurances, and Certificationshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx8. Forms, Assurances, and Certifications.pdf8. Forms, Assurances, and Certifications20202020-02-20T05:00:00Z2142
9. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Matching Funds Guidancehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx9. Matching Funds Guidance FY20 CDFI NACA.pdf9. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Matching Funds Guidance20202020-02-20T05:00:00Z2143
10. Retained Earnings Calculatorhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxARetained Earnings Calculator FY20 CDFI NACA.xlsm10. Retained Earnings Calculator20202020-02-20T05:00:00Z2160
11. High Poverty Areas (2011-2015 ACS and Island Areas Decennial Census)https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxHigh Poverty Areas (2011-2015 ACS and Island Areas Decennial Census).xlsx11. High Poverty Areas (2011-2015 ACS and Island Areas Decennial Census)20202020-02-20T05:00:00Z2133
12. Persistent Poverty Counties (PPCs) (2011-2015 ACS and Island Areas Decennial Census)https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxPersistent Poverty Counties (PPCs) (2011-2015 ACS and Island Areas Decennial Census).xlsx12. Persistent Poverty Counties (PPCs) (2011-2015 ACS and Island Areas Decennial Census)20202020-02-20T05:00:00Z2134
13. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program FA AMIS Application Training Manualhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxx13. FY2020- CDFI NACA FA Application Training Manual.pdf13. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program FA AMIS Application Training Manual20202020-03-03T05:00:00Z2169
14. Frequently Asked Questions https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxx14. Frequently Asked Questions - 2020-04-08 - Updated V3.pdf14. Frequently Asked Questions 20202020-04-08T04:00:00Z2217

Technical Assistance Application Materials


The application materials for the FY 2020 Technical Assistance Application are below. Applicants should continue to check this site for any updates. 


 

 

1A. FY 2020 NACA Program NOFAhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx1A. NACA NOFA 2020-03442.pdf1A. FY 2020 NACA Program NOFA20202020-02-21T05:00:00Z2197
1B. Change to FY 2020 NACA Program Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA)https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx1B. NACA Changed NOFA FR 2020-07686 041320.pdf1B. Change to FY 2020 NACA Program Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA)20202020-04-13T04:00:00Z2221
2. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Application Overviewhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2. FY 2020 CDFI NACA Application Overview Presentation - UPDATED - 2020-04-08.pdf2. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Application Overview20202020-04-08T04:00:00Z2210
3. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Technical Assistance (TA) Application Guidancehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx3. Technical Assistance (TA) Application Guidance FY 20 CDFI NACA - UPDATED - 2020-04-08.pdf3. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program Technical Assistance (TA) Application Guidance20202020-04-08T04:00:00Z2212
4. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program TA Evaluation Processhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx4. TA Evaluation Process FY20 CDFI NACA.pdf4. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program TA Evaluation Process20202020-02-20T05:00:00Z2148
5. Application Financial Data Inputs Workbook - FOR REFERENCE ONLYhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx5. Application Financial Data Inputs Workbook - FOR REFERENCE ONLY - APPROVED.xlsx5. Application Financial Data Inputs Workbook - FOR REFERENCE ONLY20202020-02-20T05:00:00Z2149
6. Forms, Assurances, and Certificationshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx6. Forms, Assurances, and Certifications.pdf6. Forms, Assurances, and Certifications20202020-02-20T05:00:00Z2150
7. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program TA AMIS Application Training Manualhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx7. FY2020 CDFI NACA TA Application Training Manual.pdf7. FY 2020 CDFI & NACA Program TA AMIS Application Training Manual20202020-03-03T05:00:00Z2168
8. Frequently Asked Questionshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx8. Frequently Asked Questions - 2020-04-08 - Updated V3.pdf8. Frequently Asked Questions20202020-04-08T04:00:00Z2215

Healthy Food Financing Initiative

Organizations interested in applying for HFFI-FA should review the below documentation, in addition to the Financial Assistance Award Application Materials.


 

 

Past Year's Application Materials

 

 

 

 

NATC Contact Informationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Lists/CDFI Call Out/AllItems.aspxhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Lists/CDFI Call Out/DispForm.aspx?ID=8NATC Contact Information<h3>Questions?</h3><p>Questions regarding Native Initiatives 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>