Archive for the ‘Finance Fund Partnerships’ Category

Finance Fund Gains Insights From Opportunity Finance Network Conference


This past week, a delegation of Finance Fund staff participated in the 2015 annual meeting of the Opportunity Finance Network, the premier association of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI). This year, more than 1,200 professionals from around the country met in downtown Detroit, a community that is showing remarkable signs of resilience coming out of [...]

Grateful for Our Inspired Leaders


Finance Fund and FCAP are deeply grateful for the expertise and service of the many people who volunteer their time to provide us with community insights, business counsel and important connections to other economic development leaders and funding sources. Ninety percent of our Board members are drawn from the low-income communities we serve across the [...]

Finance Fund Accepts OEDA Best Project Award


  “Finance Fund showed passion, commitment and leadership,” said Kevin Brokaw, director of development and general counsel for the Geis Companies.  “They put their investment in first and helped draw other investors to the project amounting to $25.5 million in New Markets Tax Credits.” Brokaw addressed a packed house of economic development and business leaders at the 2015 [...]

Finance Fund Awarded $4 Million in Ohio New Markets Tax Credits


Finance Fund has been awarded $4 million in Ohio New Markets Tax Credit (ONMTC) allocation out of the total of $10 million available to Community Development Entities across the state. It is significant that the Ohio Development Services Agency has provided such a large award in recognition of Finance Fund’s demonstrated strength in meeting the [...]

Wilmington College Opens Doors to a Successful Future


“Thanks to Finance Fund for being willing to see the future with us,” said Wilmington College President Jim Reynolds to a maximum capacity crowd at the Wilmington College Sports Science Center opening celebration last weekend. He noted that this is the first new building on the campus in 50 years. Finance Fund provided $10 million [...]

Rethinking What’s Possible


I’ve discovered that one of the great values of connecting to the Oxford University community is the almost indelible mark it leaves on your sensitivity of thought. Maybe it has something to do with the institution’s remarkable legacy or the academic environment or enormity of resources available, or some other ethereal element that connects so directly [...]

Jeni’s Reopens for Business with Emergency Financing Help from Finance Fund


We made a decision to recall all of our frozen product, and to shutter our shops following news of Listeria in a pint of our ice cream. The decision meant our company would have no revenue, and no immediate plan for when we would have revenue again. We immediately turned to Finance Fund for emergency [...]

Going Farther by Going Together


In one way or another, I’ve been a relationship builder throughout my career.  It’s what I do best — probably because I work at it every day, in every situation, with everyone I meet. I am in the business of connecting people, businesses and communities in need with public and private sources of capital. That [...]

A Night to Remember: Finance Fund Projects Shine at Annual Gala


Economic Development Champions from throughout Ohio gathered at the beautiful Ohio Statehouse for Finance Fund’s Annual Gala on May 7. We were thrilled to welcome investors, funders and banking partners, our colleagues in community development, and our clients who are bringing about economic revitalization in their communities. A major highlight of this memorable evening was [...]

On the Same Page: Freeport Press Hosts Lt. Governor Mary Taylor


Recently, Freeport Press hosted Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor and a number of funders, including Finance Fund, on a tour of the state-of-the-art printing operation located in rural Harrison County. Finance Fund provided $6 million in New Market Tax Credit financing to enable Freeport Press to buy a state-of-the-art, high-speed Komori Systems 38-S Web commercial printing [...]

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