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BiF maintains both formal and informal partnerships with a wide range of collaborators, including economic development entities, municipal governments, universities and research institutions, and developers. These dynamic relationships provide access to investment opportunities that are well-secured and generate significant job growth. For our investors, this means we are able to offer high-quality projects that are thoroughly reviewed, enjoy public support, and show the greatest promise of success.


One Southern Indiana was formed as the economic development organization and chamber of commerce serving Clark and Floyd counties in Indiana.  One Southern Indiana's mission is to provide the connections, resources and services that help businesses innovate and thrive in the Southern Indiana/Louisville metro area.  Since its inception, the organization has evolved to include a three-pronged approach.  Business Resources, as the chamber side of the organization, encompasses membership, signature events and programs which support and encourage business growth;  Economic Development works to grow the regional economy through the attraction of new commerce and assists with retention and expansion of existing businesses; Advocacy supports businesses at the government level by engaging in the initiatives to preserve, protect and promote a business-friendly environment free of obstacles to growth and development of commerce.

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The Catalytic Development Funding Corp. of Northern Kentucky (the Catalytic Fund) is a private sector, not-for-profit organization providing financing assistance and related services for developers of quality residential and commercial real estate projects in Northern Kentucky’s urban cities of Ludlow, Covington, Newport, Bellevue, and Dayton (Target Area Cities). Its mission is to accelerate Northern Kentucky’s urban renaissance through targeted investments in catalytic real estate development and redevelopment projects in urban neighborhoods. The organization was initiated by Vision 2015 to implement its Urban Renaissance initiative, one of the organization’s “Power of Six” focus areas critical to regional economic competitiveness. 

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Southbank Partners, Inc. is a community and economic development organization that coordinates activity with the cities that lie along the Ohio River in Northern Kentucky. Its purpose is to promote and coordinate development activities and collaboration among its partner cities and provide a unified voice on behalf of partner cities in advocating common positions to state and federal governments. During the past 12 years, Southbank Partners has been an important factor in the successful riverfront development of all of its partner cities. 

The Louisville Downtown partnership is the dynamic organization that drives economic growth in Downtown for the benefit of the entire region, as well as oversees multiple on-street enhancements that help establish Downtown Louisville’s distinctive character and widespread appeal.  LDP believes the economic engine of any great city starts with a strong Downtown. LDP can be contacted at 556 S. Fourth Street; Louisville, KY 40202; (502)584-6000.

The South Central Kentucky Economic Development Partners are proud to provide economic development services to support targeted businesses looking to locate and/or expand in our rapidly growing region. Our mission is to provide valuable services to our partners, advocate for a positive business environment and stimulate economic development for South Central Kentucky. For more information, visit www.southcentralky.com.

BiF is working with the Cleveland International Fund (CiF), recognized as a leading EB-5 Regional Center. Through this relationship, we are able to benefit from CiF’s proven track record to ensure effective fundraising, responsive investor services, and compliance with USCIS rules and regulations.

Designated as an EB-5 Regional Center in 2010,CiF has raised more than $200 million in EB-5 funds, and 600 conditional green cards have been issued to CiF investors and their families to date. CiF’s comprehensive infrastructure is available to Bluegrass International Fund: an overseas presence in major EB-5 markets, investor relations, immigration support, project underwriting, securities offerings and process administration.

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