The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is requiring all award applicants complete a Title VI Compliance Worksheet once annually with their applications, as well as their prospective sub-recipients that are not direct beneficiaries of federal financial assistance (e.g., Depository Institutions Holding Company and their Subsidiary Depository Institutions). If an organization applies to multiple programs during the calendar year, they only need to submit one Worksheet annually. The CDFI Fund will utilize the Worksheet to determine whether award applicants to the CDFI Fund are compliant with federal civil rights requirements.

The Worksheet is an online form submitted through the CDFI Fund’s Awards Management Information System (AMIS). Completion of the Worksheet is required for the Bank Enterprise Award Program, Capital Magnet Fund, CDFI Program, Native Initiatives, and the Small Dollar Loan Program. The Title VI Worksheet is not required for the New Markets Tax Credit Program or the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program. A User Guide for the Worksheet is available here.

A pre-recorded webinar providing organizations and potential program applicants with an overview of the Worksheet is available here.