200+ Programs for Business – by Need

National Machinery received a Job Creation Tax Credit and a Municipal Income Tax Credit for its 2014 expansion

National Machinery received a Job Creation Tax Credit and a Municipal Income Tax Credit for its 2014 expansion

There are more than 200 public sector and nonprofit programs to help businesses, and here is the current list – organized here by business need. You can sort the programs by clicking on the column title.

Agency is the government agency or nonprofit overseeing or running the program. Type tells how the resource helps the company – provides funding, a service, a grant, or a tax credit. Need categorizes the resources by the kind of need the business has.

Agency Program Type Need
ODSA 1st Stop Business Connection Service New Business
ODSA Ohio Business Gateway Service New Business
ODSA Ohio Small Business Development Center Service New Business
ODSA Ohio’s New Entrepreneurs Fund Service New Business
RV Rocket Ventures Service New Business
SBA Service Corps of Retired Executives Service New Business
TSCC Small Business One-on-one Counseling Service New Business
TSCC Small Business Planning Information Service New Business
TSCC Small Business Seminars Service New Business
ODSA Edison Technology Incubators Service Space
ODSA Edison Technology Incubators – Grant Grant Space
ODSA Ohio Vacant Facilities Fund Grant Space
SSTPA Port Authority Sales Tax Exemption Tax Space
FEDC Site Selection Assistance – Fostoria Service Space
SIEDC Site Selection Assistance – Tiffin/Seneca County Service Space
ODSA SiteOhio Certification Program Service Space
JobsOhio 166 Direct Loan Funding Investing
SBA 7(a) Loan Program Funding Investing
Treasurer Ag-Link Funding Investing
OAQDA Air Quality Bonds Funding Investing
OAQDA Air Quality Bonds Exemptions Tax Investing
USDA Biorefinery Assistance, Renewable Chemical, Biobased Product Funding Investing
USDA Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Funding Investing
TLCPA Capital Lease Funding Investing
SBA CAPLines Funding Investing
ODSA CDC Economic Development Program Funding Investing
SBA CDC/504 Loan Program Funding Investing
WSOS Child Daycare Loan Program Funding Investing
ODSA Collateral Enhancement Program Funding Investing
OTF Commercial Acceleration Loan Fund Funding Investing
WSOS Community Loan Fund Funding Investing
SIEDC Community Reinvestment Area Tax Investing
SSTPA Conduit Bonds Funding Investing
CN CoreNetwork Funding Investing
ODSA Data Center Sales and Use Tax Exemption Tax Investing
SBA Disaster Loan Funding Investing
DT Draper Triangle Funding Investing
DC Drive Capital Funding Investing
MAG EB-5 Financing Funding Investing
ODSA Economic Development Loan and Public Infrastructure Program Funding Investing
ODSA Energy Loan Fund – Manufacturers Funding Investing
SIEDC Façade Enhancement Program Grant Investing
Treasurer GrowNOW Funding Investing
NPS Historic Preservation Tax Credit Tax Investing
OTF Industrial Research and Development Center Program Grant Investing
JobsOhio Innovation Ohio Loan Fund Funding Investing
ODSA InvestOhio Tax Investing
JobsOhio JobsOhio Economic Development Grant Grant Investing
JobsOhio JobsOhio Growth Fund Loan Funding Investing
JobsOhio JobsOhio Revitalization Program Grant Investing
OEPA Market Development Grant Grant Investing
WSOS Microenterprise Loan Program Funding Investing
SBA Microloan Program Funding Investing
MAC Millstream Angel Club Funding Investing
ODSA Minority Business Direct Loan Funding Investing
NCT NCT Ventures Funding Investing
TLCPA Northwest Ohio Bond Fund Funding Investing
ODSA Ohio Brownfield Fund Funding Investing
ODSA Ohio Capital Access Program Funding Investing
OVCA Ohio Capital Fund Funding Investing
JobsOhio Ohio Enterprise Bond Fund Funding Investing
SIEDC Ohio Enterprise Zone Tax Investing
ODSA Ohio Enterprise Zone – Tier II Tax Investing
ODSA Ohio Enterprise Zone – Tier III Tax Investing
ODSA Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit Tax Investing
ODSA Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit Pipeline Pilot Initiative Grant Investing
ODSA Ohio New Markets Tax Credit Tax Investing
OTF Pre-Seed Fund Capitalization Funding Investing
TLCPA Property Assessed Clean Energy Bonds Funding Investing
ODSA Qualified Energy Project Tax Exemption Tax Investing
Treasurer ReEnergize Ohio Funding Investing
ODSA Regional 166 Direct Loan Funding Investing
RCCF River Cities Capital Funds Funding Investing
USDA Rural Business Investment Program Funding Investing
USDA Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Funding Investing
USDA Rural Energy for America Program Guaranteed Loan and Grants Funding Investing
OhioBWC Safety Grants Grant Investing
SBA SBA Veterans Advantage Funding Investing
SBA SBAExpress Funding Investing
OEPA Scrap Tire Grant Grant Investing
SCRPC Seneca County Revolving Loan Fund Funding Investing
SBA Small Business Investment Company Program Funding Investing
WSOS Targeted Business Loan Fund Funding Investing
ODSA Targeted Investment Program Funding Investing
OTF Tech Asset Grant Program Grant Investing
OTF Tech Validation and Start-up Fund Grant Investing
ODSA Volume Cap Funding Investing
OOD Barrier Removal Tax Credit Tax Hiring
OMJSC Business Services Consulting Service Hiring
OOD Disabled Access Tax Credit Tax Hiring
OMJSC Food Assistance and Training Grant Hiring
OJFS Foreign Labor Certification Service Hiring
OhioBWC Grow Ohio Incentive Program Tax Hiring
HU Internship Program – Heidelberg University Service Hiring
TU Internship Program – Tiffin University Service Hiring
JobsOhio Job Creation Tax Credit Tax Hiring
OMJSC Job Postings Service Hiring
SIEDC Municipal Income Tax Credit Tax Hiring
OJFS Ohio Farm Worker Program Service Hiring
OBR Ohio Means Internships & Co-Ops Grant Hiring
OTF Ohio Third Frontier Internship Program Grant Hiring
OWT OhioMeansJobs.com Service Hiring
OMJSC Recruitment Space Service Hiring
OMJSC Resume Searches Service Hiring
OMJSC Seneca County Job Fair Service Hiring
VSCTC Student Training Programs Service Hiring
OMJSC Subsidized Employment Program Grant Hiring
OMJSC Summer Youth Employment Program Grant Hiring
BGSU Supply Chain Development Program Service Hiring
TSCC Terra State Community College Job Fair Service Hiring
OJFS Wagner-Peyser Act – Employment Services Service Hiring
OMJSC Work Opportunity Tax Credit Tax Hiring
OMJSC Workforce Investment Act Grant Hiring
VSCTC Adult Training Programs Service Training
TSCC Certification and Testing Service Training
TSCC Customized Workforce Training Service Training
JobsOhio JobsOhio Workforce Grant Grant Training
OMJSC Lay-Off Aversion Grant Training
TSCC Manufacturing & Technical Seminars Service Training
ODSA Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Grant Training
OMJSC On the Job Training (WIA) Grant Training
Ex-Im Direct Loan Funding International
Ex-Im Export Credit Insurance Funding International
Ex-Im Finance Lease Guarantee Funding International
FHCA Foreign Trade Zone 151 Tax International
ODSA Global Agriculture Program/Food Export Assistance Service International
Ex-Im Global Credit Express Funding International
ODSA In-Market Export Assistance Service International
RGP International Business Consulting Service International
ODSA International Market Access Grant for Exporters Grant International
ODSA International Trade Assistance Center Service International
Ex-Im Loan Guarantee Funding International
ODSA Ohio Export Internship Program Grant International
Ex-Im Supply Chain Finance Guarantee Program Funding International
USDOC US Export Assistance Center Service International
Ex-Im Working Capital Funding International
FCC B2B Networking Events – Fostoria Service Networking
SRCCVS B2B Networking Events – Tiffin/Seneca County Service Networking
ODSA Alternative Stormwater Infrastructure Loan Funding Infrastructure
CGO Columbia Gas of Ohio Jobs Growth Fund Grant Infrastructure
AEP Economic Development Grant Grant Infrastructure
ODOT Jobs & Commerce Grant Grant Infrastructure
OWDA Local Economic Development Loan Program Funding Infrastructure
ORDC Rail Spur/Siding Program Grant Infrastructure
JobsOhio Roadwork Development Grant Grant Infrastructure
SIB State Infrastructure Bank Loans Funding Infrastructure
SIEDC Tax Increment Financing Tax Infrastructure
ODSA Minority Business Assistance Center Service Government
MBAC Minority Business Certification Program Service Government
USDOC Minority Business Development Agency Service Government
MBAC Minority Business One-on-one Counseling Service Government
MBAC Minority Business Seminars Service Government
NOMSDC Northern Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council Service Government
ODSA Procurement Technical Assistance Center Service Government
ODSA Alternative Fuels Transportation Program Grant Technology
BioOhio BioOhio Service Technology
CIFT Center for Innovative Food Technologies Service Technology
ODSA Edison Advanced Manufacturing Program Grant Technology
ECDC Edison Technology Centers Service Technology
EWI EWI Service Technology
IDCAST IDCAST Service Technology
OTF Innovation Platform Program Grant Technology
MAGNET MAGNET Service Technology
ODSA Manufacturing & Technology Small Business Development Center Service Technology
ODSA Ohio Coal Research and Development Program Grant Technology
OTF Open Innovation Incentive Service Technology
PO PolymerOhio Service Technology
USDA Repowering Assistance Program Grant Technology
JobsOhio Research & Development Investment Loan Funding Technology
JobsOhio Research & Development Investment Tax Credit Tax Technology
USDA Rural Energy for America Program Guaranteed Loan Grant Technology
SBA Small Business Innovation Research Grant Grant Technology
SBA Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Grant Technology
TS TechSolve Service Technology
FCC B2B Marketing Program – Fostoria Service Other
SRCCVS B2B Marketing Program – Tiffin/Seneca County Service Other
RCBD Building Permitting Assistance & Inspections Service Other
OAQDA Clean Air Resource Center Service Other
ODSA Community Development Program Grant Other
ODSA Community Housing Impact and Preservation Program Grant Other
ODSA Community Services Block Grant Grant Other
NWSCC Continuous Improvement Services Service Other
SIEDC Downtown Development Consulting Service Other
OhioBWC Drug-Free Safety Program Tax Other
ODSA Energy Efficiency Program for Manufacturers Service Other
FEDC Grant Consulting – Fostoria Service Other
SIEDC Grant Consulting – Tiffin/Seneca County Service Other
OhioBWC Group Experience Rating  Tax Other
SIEDC Incentives & Assistance Consulting Service Other
FEDC Incentives & Assistance Consulting – Fostoria Service Other
SIEDC Industrial Management Council Service Other
OEPA Litter Management Grants Grant Other
SIEDC Media Relations Program Service Other
SRCCVS Member to Member Discounts Service Other
ODSA Minority Business Bonding Program Funding Other
OhioBWC Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Training Center Service Other
OEOC Ohio Employee Ownership Center Service Other
ODSA Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership Service Other
ODSA Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit Tax Other
City Permitting Assistance & Inspections Service Other
OMJSC Rapid Response Service Other
Treasurer Renew & Rebuild Ohio Funding Other
USDA Rural Business Enterprise Grants Program Grant Other
SIEDC Safety Council Tax Other
SBA Surety Bonds Funding Other
OTF Tech Commercialization Center Program Grant Other
SRCCVS Tourism Business Promotion Service Other
OhioBWC Transitional Work Grants Grant Other
FCC Vendors and Suppliers Search – Fostoria Service Other
SRCCVS Vendors and Suppliers Search – Tiffin/Seneca County Service Other
ODSA Women’s Business Resource Center Service Other

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