Community Investment Fund

The  Community Investment Fund  (CIF) provides loans and grants for large infrastructure projects that will result in permanent and tangible economic benefit to the community. There is approximately $2.5 million in the fund. Through 2013 this program also provided large grants. 

Funding Focus

The primary funding focus of the Community Investment Fund is to support projects benefiting industry clusters. These are industries or businesses that have been identified as having the potential to grow and create jobs. The eight existing industry clusters we are focusing on are:

  • Lumber and Wood Products
  • Tourism
  • Specialty Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Niche Manufacturing
  • Management Innovation Services
  • Diversified Healthcare
  • Investment Support Services
  • Building and Construction