Step 2: Application Process
The Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA), instructions, and supplemental materials for the FY 2022 round of the Small Dollar Loan (SDL) Program are below. These materials are intended to help you understand how to apply for a SDL Program award.
FY 2022 Round Pre-Application Webinar and Getting Ready to Apply Steps
The CDFI Fund held a pre-application webinar for organizations interested in applying for a FY 2022 SDL Program award on April 27, 2022. The webinar recording and presentation are available below. Additional important information about getting ready to apply for an award is available in the Impact Blog.
- FY 2022 SDL Program Pre-Application Webinar Recording
- FY 2022 SDL Program Pre-Application Webinar Presentation
FY 2022 Round Materials
|May 16, 2022||FY 2022 Round Opening|
|June 15, 2022, 11:59 PM ET||Deadline for Creating an AMIS Account|
|June 15, 2022, 11:59 PM ET||Deadline to enter EIN and UEI numbers in AMIS|
|June 15, 2022, 11:59 PM ET||Deadline for Submitting SF-424 through Grants.gov|
|July 13, 2022, 5:00 PM ET||Last Day the Small Dollar Loan Program Staff Will Answer Questions About the Application|
|July 13, 2022, 5:00 PM ET||Last Day to Contact the Office of Compliance Monitoring and Evaluation (CME) and Office of Certification Policy and Evaluation (CPE)|
|July 15, 2022, 5:00 PM ET||Deadline to Receive AMIS Support from the IT Help Desk|
|July 15, 2022, 5:00 PM ET||Deadline for Submitting SDL Program Application through AMIS|
|September 27, 2022||FY 2022 SDL Program Awards Announced|
The CDFI Fund is conducting two live webinars to provide a forum to answer applicant questions about the FY 2022 SDL Program Application. 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 Topic||Date and Time||Conference||Access Link|
|FY 2022 SDL Program Application Webinar||
May 31, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
|FY 2022 SDL Program Application Webinar||June 22, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
If you have a question about the Small Dollar Loan Program, you can contact the CDFI Fund’s Help Desk by submitting a Service Request through your AMIS account; by e-mail to email@example.com; or by phone to (202) 653-0421 (please note this is not a toll free number).