CityWide

Economic Development Finance

Supporting community driven initiatives through Economic Development Financial Programs

CityWide provides business loans, incentive financing and solutions to businesses and development projects that encourage the vitality of Dayton, Ohio and the Dayton region.  Our economic development programs support community driven initiatives through Economic Development Financial Programs.

Our financing tools are designed to complement private sector lenders and investors. Working in tandem with these partners, CityWide and our affiliates most often provide subordinate debt, mezzanine financing, tax credit solutions, project management expertise, and development services. Our diverse product mix has possible solutions for many project sizes and businesses.

Community Development Entity

CityWide affiliate, Dayton Region New Market Fund, LLC, holds the U.S. Treasury Department’s designation as a Community Development Entity (CDE). This designation allows Dayton Region to apply to the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institution Fund to receive a New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation.

Community Development Financial Institution

CityWide affiliate, Dayton Region New Market Fund, LLC, also holds the U.S. Treasury Department’s certification as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). A CDFI is a financial institution that: has a primary mission of community development, serves a target market, provides development services, remains accountable to its community, and is a non-governmental entity.

SBA Business Lending

CityWide affiliates, CityWide Small Business Development Corporation and Enterprise Ohio Investment Company (EOIC), offer small businesses lending to businesses in the Dayton Region.

Source Water Protection Lending

The Source Water Protection Fund is a unique source of financing for approved projects as defined by the City of Dayton Source Water Protection Fund Board. Through CityWide, businesses located in the Source Water Protection Area can do what is both right for the environment, but also what is needed to protect Dayton’s drinking water source.