Small Business Protection Program

The County has established a grant program that allows for funding up to $15,000.  These funds are available to businesses that meet the following requirements:

  • Have less than 25 full-time employees. This count excludes part-time and contract employees.
  • You are a for-profit business registered with the Secretary of State. (if you are unsure if you qualify for a for-profit business, review the IRS guidelines)
  • Increased operating expenses resulting from the Responsible Restart Ohio protocols and guidelines.
  • Experienced operating losses as a result from COVID-19 and as compared to 2018/2019.

The application can be found HERE. Applications will not be accepted until Friday 11/13 at 2 P.M. Applications that are submitted before that time will not be considered.

Businesses that wish to apply will need to complete the application and email Zach Dowley at the application and necessary additional documentation listed on the application.