The State of Ohio offers a myriad of services and economic incentives to Ohio business in an effort to encourage high-wage job growth and capital investment including tax credits for quality jobs, job training assistance, and tax credits for renewable energy projects and research and development activities. For information about business support and development services offered through the State of Ohio please visit Jobs Ohio.

Community Reinvestment Areas

CRA Descriptions (Updated March 2021)


CRA Application (This form has interactive form fields - Adobe Acrobat may be required)

Urban Setting Designation


Storefront Renovation

The Storefront Renovation Program is a financial assistance program that leverages private sector monies with Community Development Block Grant funds as an incentive for commercial rehabilitation and renovation in Improvement Targeted Areas and low/mod services areas.  Generally, a storefront project consists of reimbursement of 40% of the first $10,000 of eligible rehabilitation costs, and 20% of the next $10,000 (and thereafter) of eligible rehabilitation.