Business Resources

Business Resources

Click here for a list of Reference Materials including surveys, reports and government documents.

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
A full-service economic and community development office 
61 Greene Street
Xenia, Ohio 45385

Dayton Development Coalition Dayton Development Coalition
Regional economic development and advocacy organization
900 Kettering Tower
Dayton, OH 45423
JobsOhio JobsOhio
A private, nonprofit corporation focused on attracting and retaining jobs
41 S. High Street, Suite 1500
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Ohio Development Services Agency Ohio Development Services Agency
Supporting the businesses, individuals, and communities in Ohio
County Corp. County Corp.
A non-profit development corporation offering low interest loan programs.
Gary Fisher 937-531-7038
Scott Woods 937-531-7034
GrowNow GrowNow
Small business loan program from the Ohio Treasury
30 E. Broad Street, 9th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3461
Small Business Administration 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

Raj Soin - Wright State

Miami Valley Small Business Development Centers
No cost, one on one business counseling, workshops, events and mentoring on how to run, maintain and grow a successful business
Mark Langford, Certified Business Advisor (
The Entrepreneur’s Center
714 E. Monument Avenue
Dayton, OH 45402 
(937) 281-0118


Dayton SCORE
Free & confidential business advice, workshops and mentoring
200 W. 2nd Street, Suite 104
Dayton OH 45402
(937) 225-2887

Greene County Public Library 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 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.
SOCHE 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 Ohio State Bar Association
Legal Basics for Small Businesses