CDFI Bond Guarantee Program

Step 2: Application Process


The documents related to the application review and underwriting processes for Eligible CDFIs and Qualified Issuers for the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program are below. Please direct any questions to the CDFI Fund’s Help Desk at 202-653-0421, option 5, or


Date Description
March 3, 2021 2021 NOGA Released
April 2, 2021 CDFI Certification Application Deadline
April 19, 2021 Last Day the CDFI Fund Will Answer Questions About the Applications
April 26, 2021 2021 Qualified Issuer Application Deadline
May 3, 2021 2021 Guarantee Application Deadline
September 30, 2021 2021 Guarantee Approval Announced


Application Workshop

To ensure potential Qualified Issuer and Guarantee applicants have the information needed to consider whether to apply this round, the CDFI Fund will conduct a webinar that will highlight the most important information from the presentation used during the customary application workshop. The webinar will last four hours, with the last 60 minutes reserved to answer any questions that potential applicants may have. The CDFI Fund will post the presentation in advance of the webinar, and registration is not required to participate.
Viewing these webinars requires the use of WebEx. To download the WebEx Event Manager, see the instructions on the Verizon's WebEx Downloads page

  Data and Time Conference Line Access Link
Application Webinar with Q&A March 17, 2021
1:00-5:00 PM EST
Webinar Completed

Access Webinar Recording

View Presentation



Questions regarding CDFI Bond Guarantee Program may be directed to the CDFI Fund by e-mail to; or by phone to (202) 653-0421. Please note this is not a toll free number.