Certification https://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/new-markets-tax-credit/Lists/CDFI NMTC Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=5Certification Step 11CDE Certification/programs-training/Programs/new-markets-tax-credit/Pages/cde-certification-step.aspx#step1
Applyhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/new-markets-tax-credit/Lists/CDFI NMTC Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=1ApplyStep 22Timeline| Application Materials| Past Year's Application Materials /programs-training/Programs/new-markets-tax-credit/Pages/apply-step.aspx#step2
Award Announcementhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/new-markets-tax-credit/Lists/CDFI NMTC Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Award AnnouncementStep 33Award Announcement/programs-training/Programs/new-markets-tax-credit/Pages/award-announcement-step.aspx#step3
Allocation Agreement Closinghttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/new-markets-tax-credit/Lists/CDFI NMTC Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=3Allocation Agreement ClosingStep 44Allocation Agreement Closing ​​​/programs-training/Programs/new-markets-tax-credit/Pages/allocation-step.aspx#step4
Compliance and Reportinghttps://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/Programs/new-markets-tax-credit/Lists/CDFI NMTC Steps/DispForm.aspx?ID=4Compliance and ReportingStep 55Compliance and Reporting/programs-training/Programs/new-markets-tax-credit/Pages/compliance-step.aspx#step5

​​​​​​​Step 2: Application Process

The Notice of Allocation Authority (NOAA), application, instructions, and supplemental materials for the most current round of the NMTC Program are below. Please direct any questions to the CDFI Fund's Help Desk at 202-653-0421 option 3, cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov, or submit a service request via AMIS to "NMTC". 


September 22, 2020
Allocation Round Opens
September 23, 2020
NOAA Published
October 6, 2020
Submission of CDE Certification Application
October 6, 2020
Online Submission of Subsidiary CDE Certification Application for QEI Issuance and QLICI Requirements Deadline
​October 9, 2020
​Application Registration Deadline
November 12, 2020
Last Day the CDFI Fund Will Answer Questions About the Application
November 16, 2020
​Online Submission of Allocation Application
January 15, 2021
QEI Issuance and QLICI Requirements Deadline for Prior Allocatees
Summer 2021
​NMTC Program Awards Announced

Application Webinar

The CDFI Fund previously recorded a webinar to demonstrate the electronic application’s features and the submission process in AMIS. Applicants should also use the NMTC Program Application - AMIS Navigation Guide (listed below) as a reference when completing the NMTC Program Application in AMIS.

(Note: this webinar is a supplement to the below application demonstration and provides instruction on completing the new Application Registration requirement, as detailed in the CY 2020 NOAA. Applicants that do not complete the Application Registration by the deadline, will not be able submit a CY 2020 Round Allocation Application.)

Conference calls

The CDFI Fund will conduct two one-hour conference calls to answer application questions. Participants will be able to ask questions directly on the calls, or they may submit questions for consideration at least one business day in advance via a service request in AMIS. Please see below for the dates and times for each call.

NMTC Application Conference Calls

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm Eastern Time
  • Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time

The dial-in number and passcodes are the same for both calls. The dial-in number is 1-888-455-1591 and the passcode is 2907994. No advanced registration is necessary. Requests for reasonable accommodations under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act should be directed to Jay Santiago at 202-653-0300 no later than 48 hours before the conference calls begin.

Application Materials



CY 2020 Introduction to the NMTC Programhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2020 Introduction to the NMTC Program_ FINAL.pdfCY 2020 Introduction to the NMTC Program20202020-09-22T04:00:00Z2380
CY 2020 NMTC Program Applicationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx[Updated] CY 2020 NMTC Allocation Application FINAL 21OCT2020.pdfCY 2020 NMTC Program Application20202020-10-23T04:00:00Z2406
CY 2020 NMTC Program Application - AMIS Navigation Guidehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxCY2020 NMTC Program Application - AMIS Navigation Guide FINAL.pdfCY 2020 NMTC Program Application - AMIS Navigation Guide20202020-09-22T04:00:00Z2381
CY 2020 NMTC Program Application FAQshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx[Updated] CY 2020 NTMC Program Application FAQ 21OCT2020.pdfCY 2020 NMTC Program Application FAQs20202020-10-23T04:00:00Z2407
CY 2020 NMTC Program Application Roadmap Presentationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2020 NMTC Application Roadmap Presentation_FINAL.pdfCY 2020 NMTC Program Application Roadmap Presentation20202020-09-22T04:00:00Z2384
CY 2020 NMTC Program Notice of Allocation Availability (NOAA)https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxNMTC Federal Register Notice 9-23-20.pdfCY 2020 NMTC Program Notice of Allocation Availability (NOAA)20202020-09-23T04:00:00Z2396

Past Year's Application Materials



CY 2019 Introduction to the NMTC Programhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2019 Introduction to the NMTC Program-Final.pdfCY 2019 Introduction to the NMTC Program20192019-09-04T04:00:00Z2060
CY 2019 NMTC Program Applicationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxCY 2019 NMTC Application - FINAL.pdfCY 2019 NMTC Program Application20192019-10-03T04:00:00Z2065
CY 2019 NMTC Program Application - AMIS Navigation Guidehttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspxCY 2019 NMTC Program Application-AMIS Navigation Guide - Final.pdfCY 2019 NMTC Program Application - AMIS Navigation Guide20192019-09-04T04:00:00Z2064
CY 2019 NMTC Program Application FAQshttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2019 NMTC Application FAQs-Final.pdfCY 2019 NMTC Program Application FAQs20192019-10-03T04:00:00Z2061
CY 2019 NMTC Program Application Roadmap Presentationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2019 NMTC Application Roadmap Presentation-FINAL2.pdfCY 2019 NMTC Program Application Roadmap Presentation20192019-09-04T04:00:00Z2068
CY 2019 NMTC Program Notice of Allocation Availability (NOAA)https://www.cdfifund.gov/Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx2019-19203 CY2019 NMTC NOAA Federal Register.pdfCY 2019 NMTC Program Notice of Allocation Availability (NOAA)20192019-09-06T04:00:00Z2071



NMTC Contact Informationhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Lists/CDFI Call Out/AllItems.aspxhttps://www.cdfifund.gov/Lists/CDFI Call Out/DispForm.aspx?ID=9NMTC Contact Information<h3>Questions?</h3><p>Questions regarding New Markets Tax Credit 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>