The Dayton Port is a political subdivision that is used as a vehicle to assist in the economic development process. Port Authorities can loan or secure funds, receive grants and buy assets all in order to facilitate incentive drive financing transactions. As an independent lender with its own long-term fixed-rate financing program, the Dayton Port offers very attractive rates and terms for both large corporate transactions and also for small businesses seeking financing of $1 million or more for fixed assets for their business.