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Applications are open through November 8 for the Franklin County Community Equity Fund. A strategic partnership between the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, One Columbus and the Columbus Urban League, the FCCEF deploys capital to support small Black and...
Coworking and community space COhatch celebrated the grand opening of its eighth Central Ohio location on Saturday, October 16. COhatch Dublin is the group's first new-build, nestled behind its partner, North High Brewing, at 25 N. High St. in...
Anne and John Reese of Black Radish Creamery recently realized their dreams with the opening of a farm store. Located next to their production facility in Granville, the self-service farm store is small, but packed with (mostly) local provisions. The...
Spoonflower, the on-demand, digital printing company that allows small businesses the opportunity to create their own custom products, has announced a grant opportunity. Applications for the Round One of this year's Spoonflower Grants are open through March 1, 2021. Recipients...
For the second year, the Women's Small Business Accelerator is hosting a Pitch Competition. The event will take place over Facebook Live on March 11, 2021. Applications to participate are due Friday, February 26, 2021. Applicants must be a woman-owned...
The SBA's Paycheck Protection Programs reopens on Monday, January 11. After months of back-and-forth and stalemates, the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 27, 2020....
The Finance Fund Capital Corporation (FCAP) has opened a second round of loan funding to support small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Funding comes from Wells Fargo’s new Open for Business Fund, a nationwide recovery effort from the...
If your business has an active on-premises liquor permit (as of October 23, 2020), you are eligible for a bar grant of $2,500 for each location. On December 30, 2020, the State of Ohio released an update stating: "More than 5,100 eligible...