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State grant programs available to eligible Ohio businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have balances remaining on the books for those in need.
The programs, including Grants for Food and Beverage Establishments, Grants for Accommodation, Venues for Entertainment, and New Grants for Small Businesses, administered by the Ohio Department of Development, feature ‘a total of nearly $ 196 million.
“These funds have been prioritized to help small businesses recover from the pandemic and can be used to modernize equipment, hire more employees and make necessary upgrades to their facilities, so they can continue to operate. be competitive, create jobs and serve their communities, ”Lt. Governor Jon Husted said in a statement.
The total funds remaining in the four programs:
• $ 120,585,751 for the Food and Beverage Establishment Grant, which provides grants of $ 10,000, $ 20,000 or $ 30,000 to restaurants, bars, cafes and other food and beverage businesses. ($ 79,414,249 in total awarded)
• $ 36,326,535 for the Housing Grant, which provides grants of $ 10,000, $ 20,000 or $ 30,000 to hotels, motels and bed and breakfast operations. ($ 13,673,465 in total)
• $ 26,179,692 for the Entertainment Venue Grant, which provides grants of $ 10,000, $ 20,000 or $ 30,000 to theaters, concert halls, sports halls, museums and other places of entertainment. ($ 13,820,308 in total awarded)
• $ 12,800,000 for the New Small Business Grant, which awards grants of $ 10,000 to small businesses created between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020. ($ 7,200,000 in total awarded)
Information on each of the grant programs and links to apply for grants can be found at InvestingInOhiosFuture.Ohio.gov.