Supporting Innovation in Education

Over $600,000 in seed funding will be awarded through A for Arizona’s Expansion and Innovation Fund, including the Pima IDA's gift, empowering innovative school and community leaders, teachers, and families to implement their bold ideas for reimagining learning models, creating and scaling more student-focused programs, and developing better teaching and learning educational approaches. Applications are being accepted for this grant funding June 3 - July 8 at noon.
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StartupTucson IdeaFunding Award Winners

Idea Funding IdeaFunding, led by our friends at Startup Tucson & Arizona Commerce Authority, was held on April 15, 2021. It was a day-long digital entrepreneurial experience including Southern Arizona’s largest pitch competition,
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Loan Success Story -CRU Trucking

“You run into people willing to help you along the way. CIC it has been fantastic, working with you guys. I recommend that when people have that itch to start something, to move forward. Even though CIC turned me down initially for the first truck/trailer purchase, they were positive, helpful, and guided me so I could qualify six months later with proven financial history. You were such a blessing." - Chuck Ugalde, Owner
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Kiva Tucson Making an Impact

The Power of Community-Backed Lending and Kiva Tucson The rate that entrepreneurs are starting new businesses in the US has been flat for almost 20 years. While there are many
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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

Eviction Prevention Services related to the Coronavirus Response and Relief (CARES) Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 RFQ for Service Agencies.
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Pima Eviction Prevention Impact Report

In late August of 2020, Community Investment Corporation (CIC) contracted with Pima County to develop and manage a dynamic online platform that would expedite the distribution of CARES Act funding
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