Community Development Financial Institutions Fund 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Announcement Type: Notice and Request for Public Comment
Document Number: 2016-28572
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-28
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), U.S. Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the Certification of Material Events Form.
Bank Enterprise Award Program
Document Number: 2016-18694
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury is issuing a revised interim rule implementing the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program), administered by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). This revised interim rule reflects the CDFI Fund's programmatic decision to create two subcategories within the Distressed Community Financing Activities category of Qualified Activities in order to differentiate between: Consumer Loans and Commercial Loans and Investments. This revised interim rule includes revisions necessary to implement this modification to the Distressed Community Financing Activities category, as well as to make certain technical corrections and other updates to the current rule.
Information Collection Request; Notice and Request for Public Comment
Document Number: 2016-18559
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), U.S. Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program) Application.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
Document Number: 2016-17996
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (the CDFI Fund), the Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning modifying the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program) Report Form to a form that may be used for the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program). The form will be renamed the Uses of Award Report Form in an effort by the CDFI Fund to create uniform reporting requirements.
Notice and Request for Public Comment
Document Number: 2016-17916
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), U.S. Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program Allocation Tracking System (ATS).
Information Collection, CDFI and NACA Programs
Document Number: 2016-16417
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), U.S. Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and the Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) Financial Assistance and Technical Assistance Applications for the FY 2017-FY 2019 funding rounds (hereafter, the Application or Applications). The CDFI Fund is required by law to make the Applications publically available for comment prior to submission for a new PRA number.
Information Collection; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2016-15719
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-01
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), U.S. Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the New Markets Tax Credit Program Certified Development Entity CDE Certification Application.
Information Collection: Capital Magnet Fund Application; Capital Magnet Fund Annual Report
Document Number: 2016-13122
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-06-03
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund, Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the Capital Magnet Fund (CMF) Application (hereafter, the Application) and comments concerning reporting and record retention requirements of the Capital Magnet Fund Annual Report (hereafter, Annual Report).
Requests for Information: Community Development Financial Institutions Prize Competition
Document Number: 2016-11099
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-11
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), Department of the Treasury, requests comments from the public regarding a proposed CDFI Prize Competition to be administered by the CDFI Fund in Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. The proposed FY 2016 CDFI Prize Competition will reward selected applicants with monetary prizes for proposing innovative ideas and approaches to increasing CDFI investment and access to capital in underserved rural areas. The CDFI Fund expects that, through the proposed competition, it will award no less than $1,000,000 of FY 2016 appropriated funds, through the prize competition authority granted by the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (15 U.S.C. 3719) (the Act). The CDFI Fund expects to publish detailed information regarding the FY 2016 CDFI Prize Competition, including information on how to apply to be considered for prizes to be awarded through the competition, through www.challenge.gov, on or about June 1, 2016. Capitalized terms found in this notice are defined in the regulations that govern the CDFI Program, at 12 CFR 1805.104.
Community Development Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2016-10194
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-02
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This notice announces an open meeting of the Community Development Advisory Board (the Advisory Board), which provides advice to the Director of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). The meeting will be open to the public via live webcast at https://www.treasury.gov/press-center/Video-Audio-Webcasts/ Pages/Webcasts.aspx.
Funding Opportunity Title: Amended Notice of Allocation Availability (NOAA) for the Combined Calendar Year (CY) 2015-CY 2016 Allocation Round of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program
Document Number: 2016-09102
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-20
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This NOAA update is issued to combine calendar year (CY) 2015CY 2016 tax credit allocation rounds of the NMTC Program, authorized by Title I, subtitle C, section 121 of the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-554), as amended (the Act). On October 23, 2015, in the NOAA for the CY 2015 allocation round of the NMTC Program (the CY 2015 NOAA, 80 Federal Register 64495), the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (the CDFI Fund) announced, among other things, that the CY 2015 NMTC allocation amount would be up to $5.0 billion, subject to Congressional authorization. In the NOAA for the CY 2015 allocation round the CDFI Fund also reserved the right to allocate amounts in excess of or less than the anticipated allocation amount of $5 billion. Pursuant to the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act), the authorization for the NMTC Program has been extended for five calendar years (CY 2015 through CY 2019) with $3.5 billion in annual NMTC allocation authority. In order to make NMTC allocation awards in the respective calendar years as set forth in the PATH Act, the CDFI Fund hereby amends the CY 2015 NOAA to combine the CY 2015 and the CY 2016 NMTC authorities into one allocation round (herein referred to as the ``combined CY 2015-2016 allocation round''). Accordingly, the NMTC allocation authority announced in this revised NOAA being made available in the combined CY 2015-2016 allocation round includes both the amount authorized for CY 2015 ($3.5 billion) and the amount authorized for CY 2016 ($3.5 billion), resulting in a total NMTC allocation amount of $7.0 billion for the combined CY 2015-2016 allocation round. Combination of Allocation Authority: The CY 2015 NOAA announced an expected total of up to $5.0 billion of NMTC allocation authority available in the CY 2015 round, subject to Congressional authorization. The PATH Act authorized an annual allocation authority of $3.5 billion for five years (CY 2015 to CY 2019). In order to allocate NMTC authority during the calendar year for which it was authorized, the CY 2015 NOAA is hereby amended to include both CY 2015 ($3.5 billion) and CY $2016 ($3.5 billion), with a total of $7.0 billion in NMTC authority available in the combined CY 2015-2016 allocation round. Allocation Amounts: The CY 2015 NOAA announced that the CDFI Fund, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to award tax credit allocation authority in amounts that are in excess of or less than the anticipated maximum allocation should the CDFI Fund deem it appropriate. The CDFI Fund continues to anticipate that it will not issue more than $125 million in tax credit investment authority per Allocatee. However, those determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis and in the sole discretion of the CDFI Fund. The CDFI Fund continues to reserve the right to allocate NMTC authority to any, all, or none of the entities that submitted applications in response to this NOAA, and in any amount it deems appropriate. All other information and requirements set forth in the CY 2015 NOAA shall remain effective, as published.
Capital Magnet Fund
Document Number: 2016-06030
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-17
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
On February 8, 2016, the Department of the Treasury published an interim rule (hereafter, the interim rule) implementing the Capital Magnet Fund (CMF), administered by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). The interim rule incorporates updates to the definitions, requirements and parameters for CMF implementation and administration. This document extends the comment period on the interim rule to May 8, 2016.
Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) FY 2016 Funding Round
Document Number: 2016-03222
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Through the NACA Program, the CDFI Fund provides (i) FA awards of up to $1 million to Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) serving Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian populations or Native American areas defined as Federally-designated reservations, Hawaiian homelands, Alaska Native Villages and U.S. Census Bureau-designated Tribal Statistical Areas (collectively, ``Native Communities'') to build their financial capacity to lend to their Target Markets, and (ii) TA grants of up to $150,000 to build Certified, Certifiable, and Emerging CDFIs' organizational capacity to serve their Target Markets and Sponsoring Entities ability to create Certified CDFIs that serve Native Communities. All awards provided through this NOFA are subject to funding availability.
Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) FY 2016 Funding Round
Document Number: 2016-03221
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-18
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Through the CDFI Program, the CDFI Fund provides (i) FA awards of up to $2 million to Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to build their financial capacity to lend to their Target Markets, and (ii) TA grants of up to $125,000 to build Certified, Certifiable, and Emerging CDFIs' organizational capacity to serve their Target Markets. All awards provided through this NOFA are subject to funding availability.