DMI believes that our historic downtown is a vital resource to the economic vitality of the region. The DMI Façade Improvement Grant provides matching dollars for the rehabilitation of historically significant property located within downtown. For program, guidelines, application process and criteria. Click below.


For more information on entrepreneurial support throughout Richland County, please visit the Richland County Foundation's Richland County Economic Development Resource Map which can be accessed by clicking below.



DMI is committed to providing the best possible resources to both potential and existing businesses interested in start up or expansion in downtown or the near downtown districts. DMI offers innovative and creative ideas for all facets of business, including human resources, branding, technology implementation and more. Our well versed staff is available for consultation and is able to provide insight into regional and state based entrepreneurial incentives. New to the business arena, the Ohio Small Business Development Center offers a variety of publications including the SBDC Business Plan Guide and the Women's Business Kit, both of which can be downloaded below. If you are ready to schedule a meeting, please call 419-522-0099 or click here.