Neighborhood Equity Fund

“Imagine a Cincinnati … … with dozens of neighborhoods of choice … with high-quality market-rate and attainable housing … safe parks and public spaces … thriving business districts and new jobs … diverse neighborhoods with a shared love of our vibrant city …” Our vision of a transformed city came...

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Resources

Resources Need more information for your project? Check out our frequently referenced sites here.   Government Resources Boone County Planning Commission Campbell County Planning and Zoning Commission City of Cincinnati Buildings City of Cincinnati Community & Economic Development City of Cincinnati Planning City of Covington Department of Development City of...

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CDF Historic Timeline

CDF Historic Timeline Throughout its history, CDF has partnered with local institutions, foundations, socially motivated investors, and local and federal government sources to identify community needs and provide loan capital to revitalize Greater Cincinnati’s urban core. 1988 Cincinnati Development Fund (CDF) was established as an independent, not-for-profit organization by local...

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Board of Trustees

CDF Board of Trustees Members of CDF’s Board of Trustees represent a number of the diverse organizations engaged in community revitalization in Greater Cincinnati. They share unique perspectives as professionals, innovators and residents of the communities CDF serves. Officers Kimberly Mauer, Board Chair Attorney, Frost Brown Todd Board member since...

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About Us

About Cincinnati Development Fund Cincinnati Development Fund (CDF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit lending institution that fills a gap not covered by traditional lenders. We provide funding for real estate development in under-served markets in the Greater Cincinnati area. We also offer facilities and equipment funding for nonprofit organizations in our...

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Staff Directory

CDF Staff Executive Jeanne Golliher, President & CEO Jeanne has been CDF’s President & CEO since 1998. She directs all aspects of the organization’s mission and strategy including securing loan and investment capital, capital deployment, community outreach, and provision of technical services. Email (513) 721-7211 Lending Joe Huber, Chief Lending...

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Healthy Food Facilities

Healthy Food Facilities CDF is a champion of healthy food facilities. We work with community councils, political leaders, developers and residents to support projects that make healthy food easily accessible for residents of low-income communities, which are typically under-served by traditional grocers. CDF-funded projects that have expanded access to healthy...

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Creative Placemaking

Creative Placemaking The arts bring people together and help revitalize neighborhoods. That’s why CDF provides funding for creative places ranging from new or renovated theaters to community centers to beautifully restored structures that bring out the artist in all of us. We’re delighted to support projects like these: Incline Theater...

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Nonprofit Facilities and Equipment

Nonprofit Facilities and Equipment Nonprofit organizations count on CDF to finance the facilities and equipment that enable them to fulfill their missions. We provide financing for organizations that serve low-income neighborhoods and special-needs populations in Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Dayton, Ohio. Our borrowers include human services agencies, affordable and...

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Mixed-Use Development

Mixed-Use Development Mixed-use projects bring housing and commercial space back to life in the historic, urban neighborhoods CDF serves. New businesses add to the vibrancy of the community while adjacent housing enables employees and customers to live nearby. From renovated manufacturing facilities to historic structures and new construction, CDF has...

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