CDF funds projects that make a difference.

We strengthen the economic vitality of Greater Cincinnati by investing in the urban core.


Restoring or creating housing in disinvested neighborhoods. LEARN MORE


Bringing new jobs and products/services to a community. LEARN MORE

Mixed Use

Reviving commercial spaces and adjacent housing. LEARN MORE


Financing mission-critical facilities and equipment. LEARN MORE

Place Making

Connecting neighbors in creative, inspiring spaces. LEARN MORE

Healthy Foods

Bringing fresh, healthy options to low-access areas. LEARN MORE

What we do.

Cincinnati Development Fund (CDF) is a passionate champion of the Greater Cincinnati community. Through our real estate development financing, nonprofit facilities loans, technical assistance and development services, we help revitalize urban core neighborhoods and bring new life to struggling communities. LEARN MORE

In the news.

Ohio Capital Board Member & CDF CEO Jeanne Golliher joined the City of Cincinnati in celebrating the opening of the Warsaw Federal Skate Park in Lower Price Hill, as part of the City's Neighborhood Enhancement Program. Ohio Capital Corporation provided significant support for the construction of the park, which was further supported by country legend Kip Moore, pictured below with Jeanne Golliher and OCCH's Rhonda Snyder and Millie Davis. Read more about it here: ... See MoreSee Less

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CDF was well represented at today's Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) meeting: "Getting to the C-Suite." CDF CEO Jeanne Golliher (standing, center) and Cincinnati City Solicitor and CDF Board Member Paula Boggs-Muething (seated, left) were on a panel with Al Neyer CEO Molly North (seated right). Also pictured are Lauren Goff (standing left) and Jenell Hubbard, CDF VP of Lending (standing right), members of the CREW Outreach Committee that organized the event. ... See MoreSee Less

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