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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?

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"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

Foothills News Mentions Mortgage Credit Certificate

Foothills News Mentions Mortgage Credit Certificate

Tucsonans are fighting sky-high prices By Jimmy Magahern, Tucson Local Media Contributor It’s no secret that home prices in Tucson have gotten out of hand. Recent data from…
Supporting Refugee Entrepreneurs in Pima County: A Collaborative Journey 

Supporting Refugee Entrepreneurs in Pima County: A Collaborative Journey 

Through a thoughtful community collaboration, The Jewish Family Child Services (JFCS)  SASIC program introduced a bilingual two-part workshop series May of this year, designed to teach newly arrived Afghan refugees…
Celebrating the Impact of the AZNavigator Program

Celebrating the Impact of the AZNavigator Program

We at CIC are deeply moved by the profound impact of the AZNavigator Program. Launched in 2022, this statewide initiative has transformed the support landscape for small businesses…
Q1 2024 Lending Department Accomplishments

Q1 2024 Lending Department Accomplishments

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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…

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.