$15 Million
Request for Proposals

The Citi Foundation has issued a $15 million open request for proposals (RFP) aimed at supporting Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) serving small businesses owned by people of color and low- and moderate-income individuals and communities.

The Citi Foundation seeks to award unrestricted grant support of up to $500,000 to select CDFIs working in the following geographies: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.  

For more information about this funding opportunity, including the geographic counties the Citi Foundation is targeting, please see Frequently Asked Questions.

The deadline to apply is July 30, 2020 at 4PM EDT.


Citi Foundation will host a webinar on July 9 at 2PM EDT to review the application process and to answer questions from potential applicants about this funding opportunity. Register here for the webinar. Please send questions in advance of the webinar to citifoundationcdfi@citi.com.