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$50 Million Community Finance Innovation Fund
Request for Ideas (RFI)

The Citi Foundation has announced a $50 million RFI to support the next level of growth for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to catalyze and expand their work in building assets and wealth for low-income and diverse communities.

Through this national RFI, the Foundation aims to solicit breakthrough innovations to advance the field of community development finance in four key areas: human capital and talent development; financial and risk-sharing models; technology and operational efficiencies; and thought leadership and research.

For more information about this opportunity, including eligibility and selection criteria, please see Frequently Asked Questions.

The deadline to submit ideas is May 24, 2022 at 4 p.m. EST.

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