Webinars and Trainings
Join the Department of Community and Economic Development for virtual training opportunities to learn more about working with the City, small business resources, neighborhood development and more.
We look forward to presenting a series of webinars that will be useful in training residents on how to utilize these tools, as well as receive updates on department initiatives.

The City of Cincinnati Department of Community and Economic Development is excited to announce the launch of a series of webinars on various programs, projects, and topics.

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Program

Among other things, this webinar reviews:

  • How to apply.
  • What factors are included in the scoring criteria and scorecard.
  • How to address factors that improve your NOFA submission.
  • What the NOFA schedule is.
  • What funding sources are involved.

City of Cincinnati DCED NOFA Webinar 11.2.16 from Choose Cincy on Vimeo.

Small Business Services Program

The City of Cincinnati recognizes the importance of a thriving small business community. We are committed to the growth and success of our city’s small businesses and the city’s Economic Development Department has instituted multiple programs that offer assistance to those enterprises, including loans and the innovative Small Business Enterprise Program.

Among other things, the webinar reviews:

  • MicroCity Loan Program.
  • Grow Cincinnati Loan Program.
  • Business Retention and Expansion Program.
  • Real Estate Assistance Program.

City of Cincinnati DCED Webinar - Small Business Services from Choose Cincy on Vimeo.

City of Cincinnati Incentives:

Whether you run an established corporation or are developing an early-stage business, the City of Cincinnati provides the resources you need to grow and thrive.

Among other things, this webinar reviews:

  • The Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) Commercial Abatement Program
  • Job Creation Tax Credit
  • Tax Increment Financing
  • Grocery Incentives

City of Cincinnati Incentives Webinar Presentation 11.23.16 from Choose Cincy on Vimeo.

Upcoming Webinars:

Stay tuned for upcoming webinar announcements, or join our contact list.