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Capital Magnet Fund

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 21.011
U.S. Department of Treasury
Aug 26, 2019

CDFI Fund help desk


The Capital Magnet Fund provides grants to finance affordable housing and community revitalization efforts that benefit low-income people and communities. The program's goal is to encourage community and economic development activities with the objective of revitalizing low-income communities and underserved rural areas.


Applicants must be either a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) or a nonprofit organization operating with a principal purpose of developing or managing affordable housing solutions.

All Applicants must demonstrate that they have been in existence as a legally formed entity for at least 3 years prior to the application deadline.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $19,600,000
Award floor: $500,000
Expected number of awards: 32
Estimated total program funding: $130,883,871

Application process

A links to the announcement is available through The Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) is provided on the program website.

Follow the steps to complete the application process listed in the "how to apply" section of the program website.

Important dates:

  • July 26, 2019 - Deadline for submitting Standard Form SF-424 through
  • August 2, 2019 - Deadline for creating an account in Awards Management Information System (AMIS)
  • August 22, 2019 - The last day the CDFI Fund will answer questions about the application
  • August 26, 2019 - Deadline for submitting the Capital Magnet Fund application through the AMIS system
Tagged as
Capital funding · Community and economic development · Housing and homelessness · Poverty

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