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We Know Your Worth

Community Investment Corporation (CIC) is an  economic development nonprofit dedicated to the empowerment of Pima County residents and the surrounding area since 1996.

Building an economy for all

 We give the members of our community, who are shut out of and left behind in our economy, access to the knowledge and financing they need to pursue new opportunities. 

$8 million provided in DOWN PAYMENT assistance every year

$13+ million lent to LOCAL ARIZONA BUSINESSES

Supporting 86,485 STUDENTS across 163 CAMPUSES

Homeownership

Helping aspiring homeowners through tax credits and down payment assistance.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Providing much needed financing to small businesses and nonprofits, as well as, introducing innovative systems to promote private investment in early stage businesses.

EDUCATION

Assisting schools with access to capital, bond compliance, and family engagement.

How Can We Help You?

In the market for a home?

Need a loan for your business?

Exploring K-12 schools?

Events and Important Dates:

When:April 20th 10:00am - 2:00pm

Where:7570 North Paseo Del Norte Tucson, AZ 85704

When:April 21, 2024

Where:Old Tucson Studios

When:May 9,2024

Where:Central Arizona College - Signal Peak Campus

When:May 20, 2024

Where:Douglas City Hall

"I can’t thank CIC enough for giving me the opportunity to show what I can do as a business. I wouldn’t have been able to open my business without the loan I received."

Sydney Adams, Sydney’s Sweet Shoppe

Latest News

Infrastructure Week: In Discussion with Dave Silverstein from Ned and CIC’s Caroline Nelson

Infrastructure Week: In Discussion with Dave Silverstein from Ned and CIC’s Caroline Nelson

Infrastructure Week: In Discussion with CIC’s Caroline Nelson Guest: Caroline NelsonCOO and Director of Lending at Community Investment Corporate (CIC)About: In this Infrastructure Week, Caroline Nelson discusses her team’s…
How A Local Food Co-op Is Empowering Community Development In Rural Arizona

How A Local Food Co-op Is Empowering Community Development In Rural Arizona

Photo credit: Good Food Finder AZ We’re thrilled to see Good Food Finder AZ spotlight Desert Sky Produce one of our amazing lending clients, for their incredible impact…
Social Innovation Hackathon: Event Recap & Key Takeaways

Social Innovation Hackathon: Event Recap & Key Takeaways

The Social Innovation Hackathon held on February 3rd, 2024 was a significant event focused on addressing the pressing issue of homelessness in our city. This dynamic event served…
Ajo Copper News Features CIC Lending

Ajo Copper News Features CIC Lending

Alternative financing available for Ajo area businesses Community Investment Corporation of Tucson’s stated goal is “to promote economic inclusion for all members of southern Arizona, regardless of socioeconomic…
Tucson Agenda Covers Social Innovation Hackathon

Tucson Agenda Covers Social Innovation Hackathon

The Daily Agenda: Brainstorming a brighter future By Liv Leonard, Tucson Agenda Spring Reporter   The people tasked with solving the world’s problems are restricted by bureaucracy, rules…
Tucson Nonprofits Seek Solutions for Unhoused Populations

Tucson Nonprofits Seek Solutions for Unhoused Populations

CIC hosting a Social Innovation Hackathon; La Frontera shares focus on behavior health, barriers, and building trust By Reyna Preciado, KGUN9 TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — After the recent…

Proud partner in the community

Community Investment Corporation (CIC) values our local and national partners. 

By working together, we know that we make the largest impact for our communities.