The Economic and Community Development Institute

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We’re giving our time and money to small business owners, first time home owners, and college students every day. Want to join us?


Contact us to explore volunteer opportunities within our organization. We’d like to hear about what you’re good at and what you love to see how you can help.


Does one of our programs catch your eye? Would you like to make a donation to capitalize a loan fund or make repairs to a low-income senior citizen’s home? Contact us if you’d like to learn more about what we do and consider making a donation.

Invest Local Ohio

Interested in our Invest Local Ohio campaign? Contact us to learn more about how you can invest in local small businesses through this unique program. Click here to download the Invest Local Ohio offering memorandum and subscription agreement. Be sure to check out our video about Invest Local Ohio here!

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Client Stories

Client Stories

Dr. Audrey Todd

Dr. Audrey Todd
Food for Good Thought
"Basically, I wouldn't have been able to get the equipment without ECDI." read more »

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Barbie Luna
Luna Burger
"The classes were helpful and a good way to meet other small business folks." read more »

David Nedrow

David Nedrow,
Grandview Theatre
"We used the ECDI loan for technical upgrades and equipment upgrades." read more »


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Economic and Community Development Institute1655 Old Leonard AvenueColumbus, OH 43219
Phone: (614) 559-0115Fax: (614) 732-0986
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