Development Finance Authority of Summit County
Working with the County of Summit

The mission of the Development Finance Authority is to implement economic development initiatives that will strengthen and diversify the economy of Summit County and Northeast Ohio.

"The Development Finance Authority is an organization that exists to offer creative funding, trade advantages and partnership opportunities to businesses expanding or relocating in or near our community. As Summit County Executive, I value our partnership and appreciate their assistance in bringing jobs and economic growth to the area."

Russell M. Pry
Summit County Executive

DFA encourages investment in:

  • Private-sector economic development
  • Governmental and non-profit community development projects
  • Public-sector infrastructure projects to generate private-sector investment

The DFA was created to promote projects that create jobs and economic growth. With the powers of a municipal corporation under Ohio law, the DFA brings value to projects through lease financing, sales tax savings, fixed-rate bond fund financing, off-balance-sheet transactions and more.


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