The Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority is a public agency that provides creative and timely financing solutions for economic development projects in Central Ohio. We were established in 2006 by legislative action of the Columbus City Council and the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, and are organized as a port authority under Ohio law.
In partnering with economic developers, government entities and banks, the Finance Authority provides creative funding options for projects in the private, non-profit and public sectors. Our portfolio of projects includes:
- Public improvement projects
- Mixed-use properties
- Capital lease
- Energy efficiency improvements
In 2016, the Finance Authority celebrated its 10-year anniversary. The agency has provided more than a billion in financing and has been awarded a BBB+ bond fund rating from Standard & Poor’s Rating Services for our Central Ohio Bond Fund.