Revolving Loan Funds

Providing gap financing for transformational projects

"A revolving loan fund is a gap financing measure primarily used for development and expansion of small businesses. It is a self-replenishing pool of money, utilizing interest and principal payments on old loans to issue new ones." - Council for Development Finance Agencies (CDFA).

The Port's Revolving Loan Funds

DREAM Loan Fund

Available to developers to help fill the financing gap for tenant improvements, lowering the barrier to setting up a storefront for microbusinesses and entrepreneurs.

Housing Revitalization Loan Fund

In 2018, The Port, in partnership with the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, launched the Housing Revitalization Loan Fund focused on rehabbing foreclosed, vacant residential properties into homes ready for sale.