CDFI Fund Launches New Mapping System, Helps CDEs Transition

 CDFI Fund CIMS Mapping ToolThe Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund today launched the latest version of its CDFI Information Mapping System (CIMS3). The web-based tool allows organizations interested in getting certified as a CDFI or community development entity (CDE), or those interested in applying to one of the CDFI Fund’s award programs, to plot their eligible service areas and investments. The CDFI Fund has also provided CDEs that have new markets tax credit allocation authority with guidance on how to transition from the Federal Financial Examination Council Geocoding System to CIMS3. More detailed information is available for CDEs looking to transition to CIMS3 in a frequently asked questions document on the CDFI Fund’s website.