Certain businesses in Ohio have another opportunity to receive grant funds for pandemic-related impacts on their business. The Ohio Development Services Agency has 4 grants for different industries, and applications for the grants opened Tuesday June 29, 2021. To see the full eligibility requirements for each grant, click on the link for a fact sheet with additional information.

  • Food and Beverage Establishment Grant – provides grants up to $30,000 to restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and other food and drinking businesses who had at least a 10% reduction in sales from 2019 to 2020.
  • Entertainment Venue Grant – provides grants up to $30,000 to theaters, music venues, spectator sports venues, museums, and other entertainment establishments who had at least a 10% reduction in sales from 2019 to 2020.
  • Lodging Grant – provides grants up to $30,000 to hotels, motels, and bed and breakfast operations who experienced at least a 10% reduction in occupancy in 2020 compared to 2019.
  • New Small Business Grant – provides grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses that were established between Jan. 1, 2020, and Dec. 31, 2020.