COVID-19 Business Resources

Industry Communication Resources

The State of Ohio produces an updated document for businesses and organizations each week with information regarding vaccines, general COVID-19 updates, talking points, and suggested social media posts.   


AVAILABLE Local Assistance Programs for Businesses


Emergency Loan Fund


CLOSED State and Local Assistance Programs for Businesses




Bar and Restaurant Assistance Fund

  • Funded by the State of Ohio; Administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency
  • $37.5 million available; capped at $2,500
  • For businesses with impacted liquor licenses
  • The application period for this grant program has ended.
  • Visit ODSA for more information

Small Business Relief Grant

  • Funded by the State of Ohio; Administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency
  • $125 million available; capped at $10,000
  • For businesses with 25 or fewer employees
  • The application period for this grant program has ended.
  • Visit ODSA for more information.

Nonprofit Grant

  • Funded by the State of Ohio; Administered by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
  • The application period for this grant program has ended.
  • Visit JFS for more information.

 Arts and Culture Relief Grant

  • Funded by the State of Ohio; Administered by the Ohio Arts Council
  • $20 million available
  • The application period for this grant program has ended.
  • Visit OAC for more information.

Clinton County CARES Grant

Small Business Emergency Relief Grant

  • Funded and administered by the City of Wilmington; Review Assistance from the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce
  • $50,000 in additional funds available in Round Two; capped at $10,000
  • For businesses with 30 or fewer employees
  • The application period for this grant program has ended.
  • Visit the City of Wilmington for more information
General Information
Phone Numbers
937-655-7021
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
1113 Airport Road
Wilmington,
OH
45177

Economic Development Director
Jennifer Klus Ekey
Port Authority Executive Director
Dan Evers