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Small Business Relief Grant: Look For Email For Next Step To Approval

If you have submitted your application for the Ohio Small Business Relief Grant, please be aware that there is another step to approval. 

Be sure to check your email (and your junk/spam folder) for an email from with the Subject Line: Small Business Relief Grant Application Preliminarily Approved. 

The email reads as follows:


Summary of Pandemic Relief Programs for Ohio Small Businesses

Here is a summary of the current Covid-19 relief programs and grants available for Ohio Small Businesses.


County Grants Available through Valley Partners:

These grants are at the county level and are not the same as the state grant. See below for more details on the state grant.

Trumbull County Small Business Relief Fund Now Taking Applications


CARES 4 Trumbull, the grant program to assist small businesses in Trumbull County, is now available to county businesses. 

Each grant up to $10,000 will be awarded on a reimbursement basis for funds expensed on eligible items incurred from March 01, 2020 through December 11, 2020. 

Get Help Funding and Growing Your Business From Valley Partners


This is a great article that talks about many programs that are available through Valley Partners to help businesses in Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. We recommend that you read it at The Business Journal Daily.

Valley Partners (renamed from Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corp.) was founded as a driver of the local economy in 1978, a year after Black Monday and the beginning of the end of the steel industry.

Ohio Restaurants and Bars Can Apply for New Assistance Program


The state of Ohio has created a $37.5 million fund to help bars and restaurants that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, called the Bar and Restaurant Assistance Fund.

New Grant Program Announced To Help Ohio Small Businesses


If your business has been affected by the pandemic, be sure to apply!  If your business qualifies, you can apply for this new grant program even if you also applied for/received the Mahoning County Small Business Relief Grant. This is a different grant.

The application process opens November 2 at

Grants will provide $10,000 to small businesses in Ohio with no more than 25 employees.

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