Global Market Access Grants Available for Small Business

The Ohio Department of Development is offering grants for small businesses of up to $10,000 through its International Market Access Grants for Exporters (IMAGE) program. IMAGE program grants cover a wide variety of activities that businesses engage in to promote their products internationally. Eligible expenses include exhibiting at international trade shows, participation in U.S. Commercial Service Programs, individual market visits, trade missions and translation expenses. The program provides 50 percent reimbursement of up to $20,000 in eligible expenses for activities that are designed to increase export sales from October 1, 2023-September 29, 2024 or when funds are exhausted. LEARN MORE