Downtown Middletown Inc. in collaboration with First Financial Bank created a special $100,000 Micro Loan Program for both new and existing businesses within the downtown Middletown business district. Businesses can apply to receive up to $10,000 to assist in both startup and expansion costs.

Downtown Middletown Inc. is the clearing house into the First Financial Micro Loan Program. To get started, you will need to submit your detailed business plan to the Downtown Middletown Inc. Economic Restructuring Committee. You can submit your business plan electronically to or you can mail it in or drop it off to the DMI Office, located at 1050 Central Ave, Floor 2, Middletown Ohio, 45044.