Ohio Offers Small Biz Grants, Bar & Restaurant Fund

Governor Mike DeWine has designated $125 million in funding from the federal CARES Act to provide $10,000 in Small Business Relief Grants to businesses struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor also established the Bar and Restaurant Assistance Fund totaling $38.7 million to offer Ohio’s on-premise liquor permit holders $2,500 assistance payments in response to the financial difficulties resulting from the pandemic. Local businesses can apply for the programs online starting November 2. Applications are on a first-come, first-served basis. LEARN MORE