Alternative financing options are available through FCEDC partners like the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority and Jobs-Ohio. Financing opportunities are available for machinery and equipment purchases, energy saving equipment, new construction and public utilities necessary for communities to supply needed utilities to businesses. Contact the FCEDC for more information.
Training & Workforce Support
The FCEDC supports businesses with recruitment of their workforce and can provide resources for training. Grant funds for workforce training may be available for businesses that meet certain eligibility requirements. Contact the FCEDC for more details.
Some FCEDC partners offer grants to businesses that are investing in machinery and equipment, expanding their workforce, adding new real property or providing their workforce with safety equipment. Contact the FCEDC for more information.
Small Business Support
The FCEDC partners with the Small Business Development Center and the Economic and Community Development Institute to provide small business owners and entrepreneurs with opportunities to obtain financing and with resources to support their efforts to initiate or expand their businesses. Contact the FCEDC for more information.