Small Business Relief Grants
Governor Mike DeWine has designated up to $125 million of funding received by the State of Ohio from the federal CARES Act to provide $10,000 grants to small businesses to help them through the current crisis.
The Small Business Relief Grant is designed to provide relief to Ohio businesses that have been negatively affected by COVID-19.
The program, which will begin accepting applications November 2, 2020, will be administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency. Visit https://businesshelp.ohio.gov/small-business-relief-grant.html to apply
Ohio Bar and Restaurant Assistance Fund has designated $38.7 million to provide $2,500 assistance payments to assist Ohio’s on-premise liquor permit holders. This helps these businesses that have not been able to fully use their liquor permit and receive its full benefit. Applications for this fund open November 2nd. Visit https://businesshelp.ohio.gov/pdf/10292020-bar-and-restaurant-assistance-fund.pdf for more information.