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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:June 8, 2024 from 9am to 12pm

Where:El Rio Neighborhood Center, 1390 W. Speedway

When:July 25, 2024

Where:TCC

"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

Micro loans target often overlooked businesses

Micro loans target often overlooked businesses

By Karen Schaffner, Inside Tucson Business Staff Community Investment Corporation (CIC) BIPOC Loans are changing the game for often overlooked businesses. Katrina Calderon, one of three owners of…
CIC and Startup Tucson celebrate BIPOC Entrepreneurs Day at the Monica

CIC and Startup Tucson celebrate BIPOC Entrepreneurs Day at the Monica

Community Investment Corporation (CIC) and Startup Tucson hosted a mixer on Thursday, May 3 to celebrate the official proclamation of BIPOC Entrepreneurs Day. Earlier in the week, the City…
Community Investment Corporation Recognized for Fostering Economic Inclusion

Community Investment Corporation Recognized for Fostering Economic Inclusion

The Community Investment Corporation, a Pima County partner, was recently awarded the inaugural Vital Nonprofit BLOOM Award by the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA). This distinguished award…
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…

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.