NYS CDFI Assistance Program
Applications Due January 6 by 3:00 p.m.
On Friday afternoon, Empire State Development released the Notice of Funding Availability for NYS certified Community Development Financial Institutions that make loans to small businesses. Additional information is available on the New York State Contract Reporter, here.
Up to $1,495,000 in grant support is available to to certified Community Development Financial Institutions that make loans to small businesses. The purpose of ESD’s Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Assistance Program (the “Program”) is to strengthen and expand the capacity, products, and services of certified CDFIs’ lending programs for small businesses and/or minority and women business enterprises (collectively “M/WBEs”) throughout New York State.
Due Date: 01/6/2021 3:00 PM
On or before January 6, 2021 at 3 pm EST. Applications must be emailed by this date and time. Late applications cannot be accepted
Contract term: 1 year
County(ies): All NYS counties
Location: Throughout NYS
Contact CDFI22RFA@esd.ny.gov with any questions