COVID-19 Business Resources

  • NEW State Assistance Programs for Businesses

    The State of Ohio has announced the launch of four new COVID-related small business grant/assistance programs:


    These grants range from $10,000 to $30,000. Businesses may apply for ONE of the programs.

    Applications are now being accepted, with full program details, including Fact Sheets, Terms and Conditions, and Frequently Asked Questions, available at https://businesshelp.ohio.gov/.


    ONGOING 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
Economic Development Director
Jennifer Klus Ekey
Port Authority Executive Director
Dan Evers
Phone Numbers
937-655-7021
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
1113 Airport Road
Wilmington,
OH
45177