5030 Oaklawn Drive

Starfire’s Nonprofit Building Incubator

Are you a nonprofit or civic leader looking to be part of a space with other social innovators, movers and shakers, community builders? Starfire provides space to nonprofits, business associations and civic groups with aligned mission to create inclusive opportunities in the city of Cincinnati. 


Sharing an office space creates greater access to shared resources, and other potential to collaborate such as joint trainings, networking, and community gatherings. Since our work is all about relationships, we see the chance to share office space with other great nonprofits brings more vibrancy to the work we do.

Our tenants are:

• Non-profits leading in social innovation  

• Collaborative local leaders 

• Local companies focused on community and equity

The Space

Design Impact’s offices at Starfire

Design Impact’s offices at Starfire

The Benefits

• Bike storage

• Onsite and free street parking 

• Shared kitchen 

• Coffee 

• Lounge 


• Conference rooms with reservations

• 24-hour security 

• Shared mailbox 

• Lactation room 

• Shared bathrooms 

• Fully accessible building

Leasing Options 

Desk Space 

• Desk space is available for those interested in an open co-working environment  

Office Rental  

• Office rooms are available for small to medium sized civic organizations and non-profits 

Commercial Rental

• Starfire also rents a 12,000 sq ft office space adjacent to our nonprofit inbubater, that includes a warehouse space and loading dock

If you are interested in leasing an office or desk rental at Starfire please contact us at 5030@starfirecouncil.org

Event Space 

Starfire occasionally has capacity to rent our space for events to eligible nonprofits and civic groups. If you are interested in renting a room for your next event, please complete this form and someone will get back to you shortly. We do not rent offices or rooms for organizations, private parties or events unrelated to our mission of building community. 

Please fill out the Typeform below with Name, Organization/Business, Website and a brief description of your event.

Event Rental Rates 

$500 for half day up to 4 hours  

$1000 for full day rental up to 8 hours  

Event Space Rental Rules 

  • Rooms must be left in the same condition as they were found. Please remove all personal belongings, trash, etc. from the space when you leave. Renter will be charged for any permanent damage done during the timeframe of their event.   

  • All trash from event must be taken out at end of event to dumpsters; food, beverages and catering taken with you (not left in refrigerator), lights turned off and Nest thermostat returned to ECO setting.   

  • All doors must be locked and ensured closed upon departure.  

  • Be respectful of the space as well as property of our tenants.  Under no circumstances, should guests attempt to enter any private offices.  

  • Starfire is not responsible for the loss of any personal items brought in by guests or left behind during the event. Leftover equipment will become property of Starfire unless other arrangements have been made for pick up ahead of time.   

  • There is absolutely no smoking allowed in the building or near entrances.  Alcohol consumption on premises is permitted by legal age adults and is not provided by Starfire. Renter is subject to abiding by all liquor laws in the state of Ohio.   

Event Space Application