Archive for the ‘Finance Fund Partnerships’ Category

EB-5 Partnership to Bring Foreign Investment to Ohio


An exciting new partnership for Finance Fund could attract millions of dollars in foreign investment to Ohio’s disadvantaged communities and at the same time, give wealthy foreigners permission to live in the United States. Finance Fund is one of eight regional economic development organizations that have teamed with MidAmerican Global Ventures to provide EB-5 financing [...]

Ironville Redevelopment Breaks Ground on Final Phase


“Our goal is to once again have thousands of people working on this site,” said Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur at last  week’s groundbreaking event for the final phase of construction at Ironville Terminal along the Maumee River in Toledo. She noted that 35 percent of area residents are living below the poverty level. “The redevelopment of this land will [...]

Making the Big Give go Further


There’s a hint of fall in the air – it’s a good time to reflect upon the passing year and begin planning for what’s ahead.  My children are already focused on Halloween with all its spooky, sweet, sticky fun. As adults, we work hard to keep our neighborhood a good place to “Trick or Treat,” work, [...]

NMTC: Effective, Efficient… but Temporary


Like many community development entities across the nation, Finance Fund is busily preparing our application for the next federal New Markets Tax Credit allocation. With the September 18th application deadline fast approaching and a two-year span on this upcoming round of funding, we are doubly focused on making the strongest possible case for our work [...]

A Practical Guide to Achieving Immortality


“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.” — Albert Pike (1809 – 1891) There are many ways to spend your money – from an impressive home, luxurious cars and vacations to gadgets galore. Those who choose to spend their money to advance the [...]

Finance Fund Names Visionary Funder and Community Champion Award Winners


Hundreds of Finance Fund partners, clients, funders, elected leaders, policymakers and staff gathered at our Annual Reception and Awards Ceremony in May to celebrate what we’ve accomplished together over the past year. Among the many highlights, Finance Fund recognized Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc. as our 2012 Community Champion Award winner. BBC is revitalizing an urban [...]

Capital and Credit Webinar Helps Small Businesses Thrive


Small business owners and entrepreneurs often contact Finance Fund after they’ve been turned down for a traditional bank loan. We work hard to find ways to partner with traditional lenders and leverage grants and other forms of funding to make financing for these folks possible.  It’s often difficult, complex work, but extremely rewarding. Finance Fund [...]

CHL Fund Helps Fill the Pending Health Care Facilities Gap


With the advent of the Affordable Care Act, there will be a significant gap between the number of community-based health care (CHC) facilities projects planned and the projected demand for services in low-income communities. The Affordable Care Act’s goal is to serve 40 million patients – that’s double the number of people CHCs currently serve [...]

Medina Creative Pet Play Opens Newest Employment Enclave


There were more than few howls of delight as pets and their favorite people celebrated the opening of Medina Creative Pet Play, Feb. 12, in Medina, Ohio. The full-service doggy daycare and spa is the newest employment enclave developed by Medina Creative Housing for their residents with disabilities.  Finance Fund’s $100,000 economic development grant helped [...]

Finance Fund Invests $20,000 to Market Parsons Avenue Corridor


A $20,000 pre-development grant from Finance Fund will be used to create marketing materials that reposition Parsons Avenue and attract investment following a generation of decline. A diverse mix of stakeholders is working to revitalize the area on Columbus’ south side into a vibrant residential and commercial corridor. When neighborhood groups, government and nonprofit organizations [...]

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