CICD offices are closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

In compliance with recommendations from the CDC, Staff is working remotely as we strive to keep our employees and our clients healthy. We continue to provide services and counseling to the community. Staff is responding to phone calls, messages, and emails. We ask for your patience during this time.

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CICD. For the community.

The Community Investment Corporation of Decatur focuses on community improvement and capacity building, and is a not-for-profit lender that provides financing to entrepreneurs and business  to develop and grow in the Decatur area. 

The CICD Mission

To promote the common good and general welfare of the citizens of the City of Decatur.

To lessen the burden on city government and on taxpayers.

To combat deterioration in our community.

Our Services

Business Loans

We manage two business loan funds: A Revolving Loan Fund and a Small & Minority Business Loan Fund. Our brochure and application (below) gives an overview of both funds and their intended uses and requirements.

Housing Counseling

CICD provides counseling for 1st time home buyers; foreclosure prevention; and some credit counseling. CICD partners with HUD, IHDA, and other agencies; both public and private, to provide this counseling.

Combating Homelessness


CICD and the City of Decatur have partnered with FORWARD connecting local businesses to a comprehensive of resources and incentives during COVID-19.

Dollars Loaned

Loans Made

Clients Served

New Homeowners

Our Team

James R. Seaberg

James R. Seaberg


Theresa Hunt

Theresa Hunt

Office Manager

Danielle Taylor

Danielle Taylor

Housing Counselor

Contact Us

Office Phone


Housing Counselor


Mail To

P.O. Box 228, Decatur, IL 62525