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Oct 12, 2015, 10:30 ET Finance Fund Announces State and Federal Funding Awards

Finance Fund, a statewide nonprofit community development entity (CDE), was awarded $4 million in round six of the Ohio New Markets Tax Credit...


Feb 12, 2015, 10:30 ET Task Force Announces Statewide Plans to Prioritize Healthy Food Access in Ohio

 Despite Ohio's internationally recognized agricultural and food processing activity, the state is home to many communities with too few places...


Jun 23, 2014, 13:30 ET Study: More than 500,000 Ohio children live in lower-income communities underserved by supermarkets

Nearly two million Ohio residents, including more than 500,000 children, live in lower-income communities underserved by supermarkets and other...


Nov 05, 2013, 14:13 ET Finance Fund Awards $8 Million in NMTC for $53 million University Station Development

Public-Private Partnership Creates Jobs, Housing, Retail  Finance Fund has awarded $8 million in federal New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC)...


Jul 10, 2013, 08:30 ET Finance Fund Receives $2 Million in Ohio New Markets Tax Credits

 Finance Fund, a statewide nonprofit financial intermediary, will receive $2 million in Ohio New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) out of a total of...


Jul 10, 2013, 08:00 ET Finance Fund Launches New Website

 Finance Fund, a nonprofit statewide lender that moves public and private funds into underserved communities throughout Ohio, has launched a...


May 02, 2013, 09:58 ET Finance Fund Receives $40 Million in New Markets Tax Credit Funding

Finance Fund, a statewide nonprofit financial intermediary, has received a $40 million New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation from the U.S....


Mar 27, 2013, 16:09 ET Finance Fund Names Swary Chief Legal Counsel

 Finance Fund today announced the appointment of Andrew P. Swary as Chief Legal Counsel for the statewide nonprofit financial intermediary. He...


Mar 21, 2013, 10:21 ET Finance Fund Launches Community Health Loan Fund

 Finance Fund has established a $6 million Community Health Loan (CHL) Fund to encourage the purchase, expansion or renovation of...


Feb 12, 2013, 09:00 ET Finance Fund Awards $100,000 to Build Medina Creative Pet Play

 A doggy spa and daycare facility opened at Medina Creative Housing, LLC (MCH) today, thanks in part to a $100,000 economic development grant...


Jan 08, 2013, 09:30 ET Mark Barbash Named Chief Operating Officer at Finance Fund

 Finance Fund today announced the appointment of Mark Barbash as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the statewide community development...


Nov 14, 2012, 12:12 ET Finance Fund Awards $13+ Million to Build Muskingum Recreation Center

 Finance Fund has awarded more than $13 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) loans to make the Zanesville community's long-held dream of...


Jul 11, 2012, 09:15 ET Finance Fund Receives $2 Million in Ohio New Markets Tax Credits to Spur $5.1 Million in Economic Development in Ohio's Distressed Communities

 Finance Fund will receive $2 million out of a total of $10 million in Ohio New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) announced by the Ohio Department of...


Mar 19, 2012, 13:56 ET Finance Fund Names Hoyt Director of Public Affairs

Amanda Hoyt, former chief of staff for the Ohio Senate Minority Caucus, joins Finance Fund as director of public affairs. Hoyt, caucus chief...


Feb 29, 2012, 13:52 ET Finance Fund Receives $40 Million in New Markets Tax Credit Funding

 Finance Fund, a statewide nonprofit financial intermediary, has received a $40 million New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation from the U.S....


Feb 03, 2009, 17:31 ET New Initiative Provides Auto Financing for Work and Education

The Ohio Department of Development's Office of Community Services along with the statewide organization Finance Fund are introducing the "Cars for...