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Energy & Finance


The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has developed a national reputation for innovative business financing, assisting over 575 economic development projects representing a total investment of more than $2 billion while helping to create and retain nearly 19,000 jobs.

Financing options include: 


Initial Project Information forms are needed to determine whether a project meets the requirements of any of the Port Authority development financing programs. Please fill out the form below. A preliminary determination can traditionally be made within five business days.

For more information, contact Laurie Cantrell at lcantrell@toledoport.org or at 419.243.8251.

Initial Project Information

The Initial Project Information Record is design to provide introductory information regarding your proposed project. From the information provided, the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority will make a decision as to whether additional information will be requested. Should you want to expand beyond the space provided below, you may include an attachment. If any of the requested information is not included along with the Initial Project Information, we may be unable to make a final decision regarding the loan application.

I. Type of Financial Assistance Desired

II. Applicant Company/User

III. Principle Officers

IV. Information on Existing Business

Name bank in which business has existing accounts:

V. Description of Proposed Project

VI. Project Cost/Use of Funds


List type of equipment and cost

VII. Project Financing/Sources of Funds

VIII. Financing Information

IX. Project Impact

Year One

Full-time employee working a 40-hour work week, year round. Part-time employees should be adjusted.

Year Two

Full-time employee working a 40-hour work week, year round. Part-time employees should be adjusted.

Year Three

Full-time employee working a 40-hour work week, year round. Part-time employees should be adjusted.

Historical Financial Information

X. To Properly evaluate the Project, all of the following information should be submitted with this Initial Project Information Form. Please indicate whether this information is included.

XI. Submission Acknowledgement

As an authorized agent of the applicant Company, I hereby submit this Initial Project Information. All information submitted on or with this application is accurate to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that additional information may be requested by the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority at a later date. I also understand that this document in no way constitutes a commitment to fund by the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority through any of its financing programs.

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