Office of Community Development
The Loan Loss Reserve program offers credit enhancement to eligible Ohio Port Authorities as they originate loans for projects that make businesses’ and nonprofits’ facilities more energy efficient. The Ohio Development Services Agency is partnering with eight Ohio port authorities for this program.
Interested parties may reach out to any of the ports listed below, regardless of their geographic orientation.
Lorain County Port Authority
226 Middle Avenue, 5th Floor
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Contact: Patrick Metzger
Development Finance Authority of Summit County
47 North Main Street, Suite 407
Contact: Christopher Burnham
Both for-profit entities and non-profit entities are eligible to apply for loans. Eligible projects will be able to demonstrate a savings of 15 percent or more on an energy measure, and also to demonstrate a simple payback period of 15 years or less. Interested parties can contact participating port authorities for details on project eligibility.