Programs and Initiatives

The CDFI Fund anticipates opening the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program) application round in the fall of 2021.

The CDFI Fund is tentatively planning to open the calendar year (CY) 2021 New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Allocation Application round in the fall of 2021.

Update-July 1, 2021: For those preparing to apply for the FY 2021 application round, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) conducted an informational pr

Update: March 31, 2021:The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) staff will hold an informational pre-application webinar for the Small Dollar Loan Program on Tues

Update February 11, 2021: The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) staff will hold an informational pre-application webinar for the CDFI Rapid Response Program on

Interested in applying to the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2021 funding round for the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (N

​Recently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced the largest number of awards ever in the history of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (

Interested in applying to the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2020 funding round for the Capital Magnet Fund? You may find the following information helpful in getting started.

If your FDIC-insured bank or trust is contemplating submitting an application to the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2020 funding round for the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program), you may find t

Interested in applying to the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2020 funding round for the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (N