Government Resources · Grants & Loans

Federal

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Compendium of federal programs and services which provide assistance to the American public.
GovLoans.gov
Gateway to information about federal agriculture, business, disaster relief, education, housing, and veteran loans.
Grants.gov
Single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by all Federal grant-making agencies.
SBA Business Opportunities – Loans
Gateway to information on Small Business Administration (SBA) loan opportunities, including links to approved lenders.

State

Ohio Community Development Corporations
Information about services, programs, and grants for community development, residential energy efficiency, and housing improvement.
Ohio Department of Health Grants
Information on public health grants.
Ohio Development Services Agency (Business Services)
State agency site that provides information for small businesses, including a listings of programs, business grants and loans, forms, workshops, and business resources.

Local

Community and Economic Development (City of Cincinnati)
Forms and applications for tax abatement, housing, and the arts grant program.
Hamilton County Development Company (HCDC)
A private not-for-profit corporation organized to promote economic development in Hamilton County. Includes an Entrepreneurial Business Center (business incubation/coaching), as well as providing small business loan programs.
Hamilton County Home Improvement Program (HIP)
Information on low-rate home improvement loans for participating Hamilton County communities.