Category: Business News

Financial Planning Courses Available to Ohio Businesses

Starting and running a business is a challenge, and more than half fail in the first four years. The economic volatility of recent COVID-19 disruption has amplified confusion, anxiety, and fear. A six-session virtual course in financial management can give participants the tools and confidence needed to manage their businesses by the numbers. The program … Continued

Assistance from State Available to Bars and Restaurants

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. The fund will provide $2,500 grants to eligible liquor permit holders in Ohio. The application for the Bar and Restaurant Assistance Fund will be available at starting November 2. Businesses applying … Continued

$125 Million Grant Program Will Help Ohio Small Businesses

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced a $125 million grant program to help small businesses that have been harmed by the effects of COVID-19. The grants will provide $10,000 to small businesses in Ohio with no more than 25 employees. The program will be administered by the Ohio Development Services … Continued

OhioMeansJobs Helps with Job Readiness and Employment Search

The City of Bedford and the Parks & Recreation Department are working with OhioMeansJobs to help raise awareness of programs and employment opportunities available to our residents.  Job readiness and assistance with finding employment are very important in this time of uncertainty. Ohio Means Jobs Cleveland- Cuyahoga County continues to provide services remotely to help … Continued

State Announces Business Funding Opportunities

Lt. Governor Jon Husted yesterday announced the creation of three programs to help small and medium-sized businesses in Ohio during the COVID-19 pandemic. The programs will be administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency: Ohio PPE Retooling and Reshoring Grant Program Ohio Minority Micro-Enterprise Grant Program Appalachian Region Loan Program Ohio small businesses can learn … Continued

Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted Create Ohio Office of Small Business Relief

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the creation of the Office of Small Business Relief within the Ohio Development Services Agency. The Office will coordinate state efforts to identify and provide direct support for Ohio’s nearly 950,000 small businesses. The Office will initially focus on three key areas: It will … Continued

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