Business Districts Working Together for a Better Cincinnati

2023-2024 NBDIP Proposals

DCED has released the pre-application for the 2023-2024 NBD Improvement Program. Applicants are encouraged to visit their website,, to access the guidelines and the pre-application form. All applicants should review the guidelines to have a better understanding of the application process, the project eligibility standards, and responsibilities for NBDIP project management. Because of multiple funding opportunities running concurrently, applicants are also encouraged to work with their Development Officers to explore which set of funds would be more appropriate for their project proposals.

Neighborhood Business District Support Grants

The City thru Homebase is making available $1.9 million in federal recovery funds for infrastructure projects and small business support grants in the 34 NBDs. The application for these funds can be found here.

Membership Renewals Due

2023 membership dues are now due. Dues have been reduced to $50. Membership entitles your district to rate projects submitted for the 2022 funding cycle. Please provide both an email address and phone number for both your primary and alternate representatives. You may email to

Mark the Date

Member Meeting
8 am October 13

II Centennial Plaza, 1st Floor auditorium