- Housing and Economic Development The Finance Fund initiates programs for housing
and economic development in low-income areas.
- Predevelopment Program: provides
community-based nonprofit developers access to funding for development projects.
The Predevelopment Section 8 Program: provides zero-interest loans to nonprofit organizations that wish to pursue ownership and/or management of Section 8 properties.
Linked Deposit Fund: a debt enhancement tool that enables lenders to make low-interest loans to community groups
The Economic Development Grant: issues development grants for community revitalization and job creation/retention for low-income residents.
The New Markets Loan: provides credit to business borrowers (for-profit & nonprofit) for fixed assets in qualifying low-income census tracts.
The Child Care Capital Fund: provides resources to Head Start and State of Ohio licensed nonprofit child care centers for capital improvement projects. The linked deposit model, used in the Linked Deposit Fund and the Child Care Capital Fund, provides community-based nonprofit developers access to affordable and specifically structured financing from local lenders for projects that are affordable to low-income people.
- Investments by institutions such as Calvert Foundation provide lending deposit
capital to the Finance Fund.