Grants Available For Businesses

There are a number of federal and state grant and loan programs that are available for Ohio businesses.  Below you will find some of the current opportunities for either grant or loan funding.  Please check back on this page, as it will be updated regularly.

Program: Workplace Wellness Grant Program
Agency: Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation
Amount: $15,000
Closing Date: Rolling
Information on Grant: Employers who want to improve the health and wellness of their workers can benefit from this program that assists employers with establishing training and programs to reduce health risk factors to meet the needs of their employees.  No matching funds required.  This grant is to start a new wellness program.
Link for More Information: https://www.bwc.ohio.gov/downloads/blankpdf/WrkPlaceWellness.pdf

 

Program: Food Supply Chain Guaranteed Loan Program
Agency: USDA
Loan: up to $40,000,000
Closing Date: Rolling
Information on Grant: The Food Supply Chain Guaranteed Loan Program is a part of USDA’s Build Back Better initiative to strengthen critical supply chains and our food system. This program guarantees loans of up to $40 million for qualified lenders to finance food systems projects, specifically for the start-up or expansion of activities in the middle of the food supply chain. The program will support new investments in infrastructure for food aggregation, processing, manufacturing, storage, transportation, wholesaling, and distribution to increase capacity and create a more resilient, diverse, and secure U.S. food supply chain.
Link for More Information: https://www.rd.usda.gov/food-supply-chain-guaranteed-loans

 

Program: Women Owned Businesses Amber Grant
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: Monthly
Information on Grant: The Amber Grant is designed to support women owned business owners with anything and everything. Must be a women owned business
Link for More Information: https://ambergrantsforwomen.com/get-an-amber-grant/

 

Program: The Small Business Growth Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October
Information on Grant: The Small Business Growth Fund provides the capital entrepreneurs need to make their next big move. Each recipient will receive a $5,000 grant, provided by Mastercard, to accelerate their growth and continue to help make 2022 the year of their small business.
Link for More Information:  https://helloalice.com/yosb/owners

 

Program: Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: Rolling
Information on Grant: To help restaurants recover in times of critical need, DoorDash has partnered with Hello Alice to create the Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund. The fund supports restaurants impacted by natural disasters like fires, floods and hurricanes, and provides relief through $10,000 grants.
Link for More Information: https://helloalice.com/grants/doordash/

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