FY 2021 CDFI funding round opens

The U.S. Treasury Department’s CDFI Fund has opened the 2021 fiscal year funding round for the CDFI Program and Native American CDFI Assistance Program. Awards from these programs will support CDFIs that provide affordable financing and related services to low-income communities and populations that lack access to credit, capital, and financial services.

The CDFI Fund plans to award approximately $204.5 million in FY 2021 awards as authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the Act, P.L. 116-260).

Important deadlines include:

  • March 22: Applicants must submit form SF-424; and
  • May 3: Application deadline.

To learn more, visit the CDFI Fund website.

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