Small Business, Big Impact
Small businesses have a big impact on the culture and economic vitality of our communities. That’s why Fifth Third is proud to support local small businesses year-round with our patronage, lending, and other tools and resources.
The Hotel Geneieve
"Yesterday was the grand opening of Downtown Louisville’s newest hotspot, The Hotel Genevieve. This amazing venue has just finished construction and I have to say, it’s best-in-class and one-of-a-kind." -Mike Bucci, Financial Center, Louisville, KY.
Natalia’s Garden Center
"What a way to start the week by participating in the ribbon cutting of Natalia’s Garden Center in Debary, FL. Off course I had to support and buy some plants for my porch." -Yamila Orsini, Financial Center, Longwood FL.
"During this National Small Business Week, I had to make a trip to visit with Billy Metzer at The Diamondaire! Great people, products and service. He and his wife, Lauren, run an outstanding business and make shopping jewelry a great experience!" - Steve Edwards, Retail Regional Manager, Aurora, IL
Cunningham Dance Studio
"This is a #smallbusiness that’s close to my heart. Cunningham Dance Studio was started by my husband’s grandmother over 60 years ago! His family continues to teach the art of dance to the youth of Mason, OH and surrounding areas to this day!" -Ali Cunningham, Business Specialist, Mason, OH
Platform Coffee House
Washington Court House, OH
"Celebrating Small Business Week @ Fifth Third Bank Washington CH, Ohio! Great coffee and great staff!" -Sandra Helsel, Financial Center, Columbus, OH
At Fifth Third Bank, we support all of our small business clients in a number of different ways, so please reach out if you have any questions.
$7.1 B approved, 25% LMI* outreach
87% of our small business loans under 150K
95% to companies with fewer than 50 employees
806K total jobs protected
61K clients with an average loan of 116K
Helping New Businesses Achieve Their Dream
Every small business starts with a big dream. Watch how Fifth Third Business Banking helped several small businesses achieve their dreams, as featured in the PBS series, "START UP."
Watch how we helped the Dyes get their Gest Carts advertising vehicle business rolling in downtown Cincinnati.
See how we helped the Ardizzones forge ahead with their vision, enabling Express Steel to move from operating out of a pole barn into a full-production manufacturing facility.
Brendel’s Septic Tank Service
Watch how we helped Susan take the leap into business ownership, supporting her through the buying process.