The CDFI Fund awards Capital Magnet Fund grants to certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and certain nonprofit organizations to finance:
(1) the development, preservation, rehabilitation, or purchase of affordable housing for primarily extremely low-, very low-, and low-income
families; and (2) economic development activities or community service facilities, such as day care centers, workforce development centers, and healthcare clinics, which in conjunction with affordable housing activities implement a concerted strategy to stabilize or revitalize a low-income area or underserved rural area.
CMF's award ceiling is 15% of Total Program Funding.
Additional details on Application requirements are available on the CDFI Fund’s website.