Live! De-Mystifying the CDFI Fund Certification Process

Live Recording Now Available for CDFI Fund Certification Application Process

CDFI Fund Over 100 nonprofit practitioners joined us yesterday to “crack the code” on the CDFI Fund Certification Process.  This 100 minute webinar will take you through the entire process of determining your eligibility for Certification.  Many thanks to our friend and colleague, Alice Veenstra, for her perspective and insights.  She should know – Alice has read nearly 500 applications and has lost count on the number she has written! After the webinar, participants will receive a free preliminary assessment of their eligibility for certification.  Missed the webinar? Watch here and give us a call to obtain your assessment. More webinars are on the way. Enjoy!



Free Webinar: CDFI Fund Certification Process

Free Webinar: De-Mystifying the CDFI Fund Certification Process

Join us on: 
Thursday, June 16, 2016 
2:00 pm EST/1:00 pm CST/11:00 am PST
Register here
Over 1,200 nonprofit lenders are certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury CDFI Fund. Certification is the “doorway” to eligibility for potentially millions in capital and operating support. And it represents a sign of commitment to be a mission-led financial institution.
This webinar, led by acclaimed CDFI expert ,and former CDFI Fund staff, Alice Veenstra, will take you inside the certification process and answer key questions including:
  • What does it mean to become a CDFI?  What are the benefits?
  • What are the 7 tests of certification and how do I know if my organization can be certified?
  • What is the process to prepare the application?
  • If we are not yet ready for certification, how do we prepare for it?
Bonus: by the end of the webinar, you will know if you meet the 7 tests, saving you thousands of dollars, and paving the way to preparing your Certification application. Get certified before the next round of CDFI Funding!