Commercial and Industrial

Detroit Business Funding

Invest Detroit is a mission-driven lender and partner that supports commercial and industrial lending to businesses and mid-sized enterprises that will spark economic growth in Detroit by creating or retaining job opportunities.  Our commercial and industrial program includes secured credit to business enterprises for commercial and industrial purposes and can include working capital advances, term business loans, and equipment financing. Loan programs and technical assistance are offered for both established and emerging new enterprises for manufacturing, distribution, retailing, and service businesses located in the City of Detroit.

For eligibility requirements and more details on our loan product, read our fact sheet.


How To Get Started

To begin the application process, please complete our pre-application below and one of our team members will reach out to you.

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C&I In-take Form

Thank you for your interest in Invest Detroit. We are a mission-based, nonprofit lender, and borrowers must meet a set of criteria so that we can meet our funding requirements, including goals set by our funders.

Please fill out the following contact information and answer the pre-qualifying questions below to determine if you qualify to begin the application process.

Only completed forms will be considered. Partially completed applications will not be saved, and if you close this window or navigate to another page prior to submission the data will be lost.
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Thank you for your answering these questions. You meet our preliminary requirements to begin the application process. The next step is the in-take form below that will give us a better understanding of your request and your business or project.

C&I Intake Form

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In accordance with federal laws and U.S. Department of the Treasury policy, this organization is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: U.S. Department of the Treasury, Director, Office of Civil Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20220; call (202) 622-1160; or send an e-mail to: