Northside Community Development Fund




Loan Review Committee


Ray MeyerChairperson

Northside Leadership Conference


Todd Goss

First National Bank 


Daniel S. Hindman

Wesbanco Bank


Maria Kendziora

Key Bank


Tom Link

Urban Redevelopment Authority

Ray Vargo

University of Pittsburgh Small Business

Development Center






The Northside Community Development Fund facilitates business start-up and expansion, commercial real estate development and residential real estate development.

Business Loan Program

The Northside Community Development Fund can provide flexible low-interest financing for businesses located on the Northside of Pittsburgh (anywhere in zip codes 15212, 15214 and 15233 within the City of Pittsburgh). Typical uses are working capital, purchase order financing, purchase of inventory, acquisition of fixed assets, business acquisition, real estate acquisition, construction, repair or modernization, and leasehold improvements. The Fund can also step in with subordinate financing if another bank cannot cover the entire cost of a project.


Real Estate Development Financing


The Northside Community Development Fund provides financing to for-profit and non-profit real estate developers for the renovation and/or construction of key commercial and residential development projects throughout the Northside of Pittsburgh.

** Email loan officer Diane Mercer for further information regarding the Loan Programs at the Northside Community Development Fund, by filling out the form below or calling the number at the bottom of the page.

Diane Mercer, Loan Officer
Northside Community Development Fund
922 Middle Street
Pittsburgh, Pa 15212

* Name
* Email

Please do not use dashes. (Ex: 4125551234)
Phone number

* required