For 30 years, Finance Fund has connected local for-profit business owners and nonprofit organizations with public and private funding to help spark community development and create jobs in distressed communities statewide. Find out more about Finance Fund's work, projects and partners and how we can help you achieve your goals and benefit your community.
Finance Fund provides funding for projects that fulfill community needs, create jobs and improve the quality of life in economically distressed communities. We connect small business owners, developers and community development organizations with public and private sources of funding. Our funding programs include urban and rural lending, grants and gap financing.
Our work is guided by community-based organizations and leaders who know best what is needed in their own backyards.Since 1987, Finance Fund has directly benefited the lives of Ohioans by funding small business expansion and job creation. Our focus areas include healthy food projects, education and training, community facilities and health care.
Finance Fund works with state and federal policy makers on issues that impact economic development in Ohio. Whether it's to educate about an issue or provide information, our ultimate aim is to help leaders better serve their citizens through new and continuing support for programs that improve the quality of life for many people.
We invite you to consider supporting our mission to build bridges between financial resources and the low-income community to improve the quality of life for people.We can link your contribution with a project or community that matches your goals, and we know how to leverage your contribution to create the greatest social impact.
Finance Fund brings resources and projects together to improve the economic vitality of distressed communities. Learn more about our work, how to apply for our programs and how to involve our experts in your educational seminars or news stories.
Applications for the Predevelopment and Economic Development grants will be accepted beginning Monday, April 16 through Friday, June 1, 2018. Updated application materials are available.
Finance Fund175 South Third Street, Suite 1200Columbus, Ohio 43215
614.221.1114 | 800.959.2333