Programs and Initiatives

With a population of more than 2.7 million1, the City of Chicago is the third most populous city in America and has a total ec

Update December 7, 2022: View the pre-application webinar recording and presentation here.

For those preparing to apply for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 CDFI Equitable Recovery Program application round, the CDFI Fund has recorded an informational pre-application w

Interested in applying to the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2022 funding round for the CDFI Equitable Recovery Program (CDFI ERP)?

Did you know that the CDFI Fund has a program that can help your organization expand and strengthen your small dollar lending program?

Effective March 18, 2022, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) will begin utilizing the new System for Award Management (

Over $1.1 Billion in Increased Investments, Lending and Services in Highly Distressed Communities and to CDFIs

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The CDFI Fund announced the FY 2021 CDFI Program and NACA Program Financial Assistance awards on December 8, 2021.