Community Investment Fund of Indiana

Provides development services and microenterprise loans up to $50,000 and small business loans up to $250,000 to businesses not eligible for bank financing. Customers can apply online at


The Community Investment Fund of Indiana Inc (CIFI) is a certified Community Development Financial Institution that provides development services and loans, to new and existing small businesses. It is a statewide lender assisting businesses located in Indiana. CIFI focuses on historically underserved populations who lack access to bank financing.


CIFI has offices in Indianapolis and Hammond Indiana and partners with Lake County Community Economic Development Department (LCCEDD), for special financing for small businesses located in Lake County Indiana.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Forming a Business

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Debt Funding
  • Loans
  • Microloans


  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • City Business Issues
  • Hispanic Business
  • Women's Business Issues
Primary Contact
Phil Black
4181 E. 96th Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 960-3710