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iFOS is Seeking External Application Reviewers for CDFI Fund and NMTC Programs for Fiscal Year 2013

iFOS Managing Consultants LLCCLARKSVILLE, Md., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS®) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program), Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) and New Market Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program).

The CDFI Fund expects to provide up to $165 million in Financial Assistance and Technical Assistance awards for FY 2013.

Applicants working in the following sectors with the minimum educational requirement are encouraged to apply: Community Development Entities, Credit Unions, Banks, Venture Capital Funds, Affordable Housing Development, Small Business Lending Programs, and Tax Credit Programs.

Reviewer Requirements:
- Ability to work remotely and on a flexible schedule to meet established deadlines;
- Excellent writing skills;
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as business plans and financial statements;
- Ability to articulate evaluation and analysis in writing;
- Integrity to report interests honestly; safeguard the confidentiality of applications and agency guidance; and conduct reviews with consistency, fairness, and objectivity;
- Must be able to dedicate at least 20 hours per week to application reviews for 3-6 weeks review period;
- High speed internet access is required.

Education and Experience Qualifications:
- Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Public or Business Administration, Economics, Urban Planning and Development, or related field;
- 5+years expertise in community and economic development finance;
- Experience working in and/or with low income and underserved communities;
- Experience analyzing financial statements;
- Experience performing underwriting of loans and/or investments;
- Prior experience with evaluating CDFI Fund and/or Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA), and New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) Program applications preferred;
- Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Reviewer Stipend: Incentives to earn up to $175 per reviewer assignment.

How to Apply:
Those interested in serving as a field reviewer should register at www.ifosgrps.com and submit their resume for consideration. The subsequent cutoff for the review and acceptance of applications is Friday, March 29, 2013 by 5 p.m. ET. Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered under rolling admissions for subsequent funding competitions.

Selection: Individuals selected for assignments will be required to complete a Non-Disclosure Agreement, Conflict of Interest Statement, Reviewer Agreement with required IRS W-9 Form for payments; and attend training session(s).

For more information about Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions please visit: http://ifoscorp.com/ .

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External Application Reviewers Needed for CDFI Fund Programs

CLARKSVILLE, Md., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS®) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program).

The CDFI Fund expects to provide up to $165 million in Financial Assistance and Technical Assistance awards for FY 2013.

Applicants working in the following sectors with the minimum educational requirement are encouraged to apply: Community Development Entities, Credit Unions, Banks, Venture Capital Funds, Affordable Housing Development, Charter School Development, Community Health Facilities, Small Business Lending Programs, and Tax Credit Programs.

Reviewer Requirements:
- Ability to work remotely and on a flexible schedule to meet established deadlines.
- Excellent writing skills;
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as business plans and financial statements;
- Ability to articulate evaluation and analysis in writing;
- Integrity to report interests honestly; safeguard the confidentiality of applications and agency guidance; and conduct reviews with consistency, fairness, and objectivity;
- Must be able to dedicate at least 20 hours per week to application reviews for 3-6 weeks review period;
- High speed internet access is required.

Education and Experience Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Public or Business Administration, Economics, Urban Planning, or related field;
- 5+years expertise in community and economic development finance;
- Experience working in and/or with low income and underserved communities;
- Experience analyzing financial statements;
- Experience performing underwriting of loans and/or investments;
- Prior experience with evaluating CDFI Fund and/ or Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) Program applications preferred;
- Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

How to Apply:
Those interested in serving as a field reviewer, should register at http://www.ifosgrps.com/ and submit their resume. The first cutoff for the initial review of applications is Friday, January 25, 2013 by 3 p.m. EST. Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered under rolling admissions for subsequent funding competitions.

Conflict of Interest: Individuals that are selected will be required to complete a Non-Disclosure Agreement and a Conflict of Interest Statement.

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iFOS Awarded U.S. Department of Treasury IDIQ Contract

CLARKSVILLE, Md., Oct. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iFOS, as an emerging leader in Federal financial solutions and technology, announced that the firm was awarded an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) base plus 4 option years contract award to support CDFI grant programs. This effort will require iFOS to recruit up to 100 field reviewers that can evaluate CDFI grant applications submitted from start-up organizations as well as large, national scale enterprises.

The project involves managing subject-matter expertise in community development finance and community development tax credit programs, including expertise in different types of financial institutions (i.e. loan funds, community development entities, credit unions, banks, and venture capital funds) and different types of community development activities (i.e., affordable housing development, commercial real estate development, community facilities development, charter school development, community health facilities, small business lending, etc.).

“Breaking through several fiscal challenges faced by the CDFI requires an innovative firm as iFOS with the unique expertise and advanced communications infrastructure required to administer fairness and equity in the grants application process. iFOS is honored to provide the required services and looks forward to taking CDFI grants to the next level in public funding over the coming years,” said Tawanda Smith, President and CEO of iFOS.

About Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS®), LLC:
iFOS Managing Consultants, LLC is a 8(a) certified, woman-owned small business of staff augmentation, management consulting and training. The firm provides specialized services in Federal Financial Management, Grants Management Support, Forensic Accounting, Acquisition and Contracts Management, and IT Portfolio Management Services.

The company is headquartered in Clarksville, Maryland. For more information, visit: http://www.ifoscorp.com/ .

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Awards iFOS Multi-Year Contract to Provide Professional Support Services for Financial Computer Systems

Intelligent Fiscal Optimal SolutionsWASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS), LLC, announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Agency has awarded a multi-year contract to provide application development, maintenance and support for the agency national financial systems.

Other project objectives include management and support of national web sites and production related duties in addition to providing helpdesk services to customers. Through the Financial Computer Systems Support contract, iFOS will provide programming and user support by maintaining and/or improving the agency’s Working Capital Fund (WCF) report center website and assisting end users in obtaining the required reports for operational decision-making. These services will be part of the Forest Service efforts to maintain and improve reporting efforts of the agency-wide financial operations.

The firm will also conduct and monitor full-scope Certification and Accreditation (C&A) program phases that integrate into the agency specific System Development Lifecycle (SDLC). This effort will continue to provide the agency with an understanding of how C&A corresponds to the overall implementation of a system within the Forest Service environment. iFOS delivers formally documented recommendations on overall security posture enhancements for public systems.

“iFOS looks forward to providing dedicated expertise at government agencies like U.S. Forest Service. The entire firm is excited on receiving the Financial Computer Systems award. It demonstrates our ability as a small business is able to deliver big results,” commented Tawanda M. Smith, President and CEO, iFOS, LLC.

About Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS), LLC:
Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS)(R) Managing Consultants, LLC is a 8(a) certified, woman-owned small business of staff augmentation, management consulting and training of Accounting, Acquisition, Grants and Financial Management Support Services. iFOS offers specialized Business and Financial Management Solutions to help public agencies and other organizations with their oversight responsibilities of pre-audit readiness, business intelligence and analytics and electronic modernization of public systems. The company professionals have 100+ combined years of prior public service expertise and have successfully completed assignments to improve the quality of fiscal programs including the oversight, maintenance, administration, reporting and audit of complex public operations.

The company is headquartered in Clarksville, Maryland. For more information, visit: http://www.ifoscorp.com .

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