COVID-19 Business Resources

Industry-Specific Communication Resources

These industry-specific Fact Sheets, provided by the State of Ohio, contain the latest updates, key statistics, industry information, suggested social media posts, talking points, and ways community leaders can help. The Fact Sheets are updated regularly. Please check back for the most recent versions.


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
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Jennifer Klus Ekey
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