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/ September 4, 2018 / Newswire

Earlier this summer, the CDFI Fund announced that it was integrating award recipient reporting into the Award Management Information System (AMIS). I am very happy to report that the transition is now complete and the Community Investment Impact System (CIIS), is officially retired.

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / July 19, 2018 / Policy

On July 18, the House of Representatives voted in favor of three amendments aimed to increase the overall FY19 appropriation for the CDFI Fund to $223 million.

A voice vote was held, and all three amendments were accepted:

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/ July 18, 2018 / Newswire

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 (Washington, D.C.)—The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today opened the fiscal year (FY) 2018 funding round for the Capital Magnet Fund.

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / June 21, 2018 / Policy

June has been a busy month on Capitol Hill as both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees approved their respective FY 2019 funding levels for the CDFI Fund.

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / June 4, 2018 / Newswire

OFN joins the CDFI Coalition and the CDFI community to call on the House of Representative to restore funding for CDFI Fund programs. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) passed its funding bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, providing only $191 mi

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