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Economic Development & Funding Resources
|Village of Yellow Springs
Denise Swinger – Planning, Zoning, Economic Development
100 Dayton St.
Yellow Springs, OH 45387
Greene County Department of Development
|Dayton Development Coalition
Regional economic development and advocacy organization
900 Kettering Tower
Dayton, OH 45423
A private, nonprofit corporation focused on attracting and retaining jobs
41 S. High Street, Suite 1500
Columbus, Ohio 43215
|Ohio Development Services Agency
Supporting the businesses, individuals, and communities in Ohio
A non-profit development corporation offering low interest loan programs.
Gary Fisher 937-531-7038
Scott Woods 937-531-7034
Small business loan program from the Ohio Treasury
30 E. Broad Street, 9th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3461
|U.S. Small Business Administration, Columbus District
Programs and services to help you start, grow, and succeed
Alexander Kohls, Senior Area Manager –
|United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development
Helping improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America by providing financial programs to communities and businesses.
Randy Monhemius, Business Program Specialist, 614.255.2424
Educational & Informational Resources
Miami Valley Small Business Development Centers
|Greene County Public Library
Business Databases, Reference Materials, Grant Resources
Tamar Kreke, Coordinator of Adult Services
76 E Market St
Xenia, OH 45385
937-352-4000, ext. 1230
|Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission
Association of local governments and non-governmental organizations in the Dayton Region. Develops public transportation policy and provides Regional and Environmental Planning support.
|Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education
Providing connections with the region’s extensive higher education network for business and internship opportunities.
Maggie Varga, Director –
3155 Research Blvd, Suite 204
Dayton, OH 45420-4015
937-258-8890, ext. 105
|Ohio State Bar Association
Legal Basics for Small Businesses