Which describes your business status?
Please select the one of these three options that most closely describes your business:
My start-up business is not yet officially open
My business has been open and operating for less than two years
I have been operating my business, including filing business taxes, for at least two years or longer
Please tell us about yourself
Business Owner's First Name
Business Owner's Last Name
Best Number to Reach You
Please select the ECDI office closest to you:
The ECDI Virtual Orientation Session is required for all new businesses. Please select the session you will attend. You will be re-directed at the end of the form to register, and you will receive a link via email as well.
2/6/2023 6:00 PM
2/13/2023 6:00 PM
2/27/2023 6:00 PM
An ECDI Virtual Orientation Session is required for established businesses. Please select the session you will attend. You will be re-directed at the end of the form to register, and you will receive a link via email as well.
2/9/2023 6:00 PM
2/16/2023 12:00 PM
2/22/2023 6:00 PM
Please tell us about your household
This information is used by the U.S. Small Business Administration to determine what resources are needed in a given area. Please answer as accurately as you are able.
How many total people (adults and children) live in your household?
What is your Gross Household Income* (combined annual income, including yourself and all members of your household)?
Gross household income is your household’s total income before tax.
Please tell us about your business
Name of Business (if known)
Date your business is projected to open
Name of Business
Date your business opened
ECDI's service area for lending covers all Ohio, plus counties in Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia served by Cincinnati and Portsmouth offices.
Business Street Address
District Of Columbia
Northern Mariana Islands
Business Zip Code
Enter URL, if you have a website
Are you an ECDI loan client?
Yes, current loan client
Had an ECDI loan in the past
Never have had an ECDI loan
Do you have a business plan, including financial projections?
Yes - plan and projections
Yes - plan; no projections
Nothing on paper yet
Plans in progress
Have you filed your business with the Secretary of State?
Please tell us about your interests
Purpose of Inquiry
Please tell us the purpose of your loan, name any ECDI resources you'd like to know more about, or let us know how we can help you and your business.
ECDI Resources of Interest:
Small Business Loan
Assistance with business plan
If Other, Please Describe
How did you hear about us?
Word of Mouth
Article (news, TV, internet, other)
Here's what to expect
You will be asked to complete your registration for the Orientation Session on the next page. Please be sure to complete all fields.
You will receive an email of information and resources. Keep an eye on your inbox!
Thank you, and we look forward to helping your small business grow!
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