Four CUs Awarded CDFI Grants; 2020 ‘How To’ Webinar in December

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The California Credit Union League would like to congratulate all four credit unions throughout the state that have been awarded a total of nearly $2 million in grants during the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund’s (CDFI) recent announcement for fiscal year 2019:

Episcopal Community FCU — $37,500 (Technical Assistance Award)

Ontario Montclair School Employees FCU — $650,000 (Financial Assistance Award)

Santa Cruz Community CU — $565,000 (Financial Assistance Award)

Tucoemas FCU — $525,000 (Financial Assistance Award)

Tucoemas FCU — $149,000 (Persistent Poverty Counties Financial Assistance Award)

You can read about all the credit union and non-credit union grant awardees in the CDFI Program Award Book.

Thinking About Applying for 2020?
Now is a great time to start thinking about preparing your organization for a fiscal year 2020 CDFI Program or Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) application. The CDFI Fund is tentatively planning to open the FY 2020 Financial Assistance and Technical Assistance application round in early 2020.

Join CDFI Fund staff for an informational pre-application webinar on Wednesday, Dec. 18 to learn more (2 – 4 p.m. Eastern). Topics covered will include setting up your critical SAM.gov and Grants.gov accounts, adjusting your organizational profile in the Awards Management Information System (AMIS), and other ways your organization can prepare in advance for the FY 2020 application round.

Advance registration is not required to participate in the webinar. Please access the webinar, using the link provided below, at least five minutes prior to the beginning of the webinar. Requests for reasonable accommodations under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act should be directed to Jay Santiago at the CDFI Fund at 202-653-0300.

Viewing this webinar requires the use of WebEx. To download the Webex Meetings Desktop Application, please see the instructions on the WebEx Downloads webpage.

Webinar Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Webinar Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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To learn more about the CDFI Program, visit www.cdfifund.gov/cdfi. More information about the NACA Program can be found at www.cdfifund.gov/native.

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