Economic Development

Franklin County offers several grant and loan programs to promote business and workforce development.

The Jefferson Township Enterprise Zone provides potential tax abatement incentives in real property for commercial and industrial projects that create jobs.

More information on the Enterprise Zone and other programs available through Franklin County Economic Development, 150 S. Front St., Suite 10, Columbus, Ohio 43215, phone number 614-525-5631.

Helpful Links
Jefferson Township Community Reinvestment Area
Jefferson Township Enterprise Zone
Tax Increment Finance
http://development.franklincountyohio.gov/development/economic-development/starting-or-relocating-a-business.cfm

Tax Incentive Policies and Procedures
http://development.franklincountyohio.gov/development/economic-development/tax-incentive-policies-and-procedures.cfm

Micro-Enterprise Loan Program
Franklin County Growth Fund
http://development.franklincountyohio.gov/development/economic-development/loans-and-grants.cfm

Workforce Navigation
Workforce Innovation Training Grant
New Employee Training Grant
Innovative Partnership to Upskill a Trade
http://www.franklincountyohio.gov/smartworks/assets/pdf/People-Works-Summary.pdf

Franklin County Infrastructure Bank
http://www.franklincountyohio.gov/smartworks/assets/pdf/FCIB-program-summary-funding-round-1.pdf