As we speed through September and into the fall season, what better time to think about new beginnings? For some, it might be cleaning out your closet or recommitting to a fitness routine, but for us, it’s helping new businesses get started. We recently had the opportunity to help take two local businesses to the next level. Learn more about them below!

  • First up is Deutschtown Deli. After opening a few different restaurants on the Northside – including Fig & Ash and Fat Cat – restaurant veterans Cory Hughes and Alex Feltovich were presented with a unique and unexpected opportunity: the space at 410 East Ohio Street was available for subletting. “We’ve had such great experiences with Neighborhood Community Development Fund,” Hughes said. “When we needed capital, they were our first phone call.”
  • Second is Never Rest Towing. Shyra Oliver’s family has been in the trucking industry for generations, but it was never something that interested her until the COVID-19 pandemic hit. After spending some time with her dad in the garage, Oliver began to fall in love with the auto industry – so much so that she took over the family business. “The way that Neighborhood Community Development Fund gets involved in the community to let people know about the funding is super cool,” Oliver said.

We’re passionate about empowering small business owners who love what they do, and Deutschtown Deli and Never Rest Towing are two great examples of that. And guess what? You could be next!

Whether you’re looking to take your small business to the next level or if you’ve got an idea but aren’t sure where to start, we’d love to lend a hand. Give us a call at 412-322-0290 or email at to get the conversation started.