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  • Village of Middlefield Small Business Grant Program

    Village of Middlefield Small Business Grant Program

    Small Business Application – CLICK HERE

    To apply for the Village of Middlefield Small Business Grant Program, you need to meet the following criteria:

    1. The Business must be based in the Village of Middlefield
    2. Fewer than 50 employees
    3. Less than 1.5 million dollars in gross revenue.

    Grants can range from $500-$2,000. Grant funds are to be used towards expenses to off set expenses due to COVID-19.

    Applications are on a first come first serve basis and will be reviewed until all funds are released.

    Please email applications to:

    Leslie Gambosi-McCoy
    Economic Development
    14860 N. State Avenue
    Middlefield, Ohio 44062

    or Email to: lgambosi@middlefieldohio.com 

     

  • OHIO BUSINESS FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: 

    Lt. Governor Jon Husted 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 more about these and other resources available through the Office of Small Business Relief and Development at Coronavirus.Ohio.Gov/BusinessHelp.

  • Paycheck Protection Program – Forgiveness Application

    The Small Business Association (SBA) released its Loan Forgiveness Application for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan.

    The chart below highlights each of the PPP loan provision modifications:

     

    Provision Original PPP Loan Provision Updated PPP Loan Provision
    Loan term/maturity (excess left after loan forgiveness) 2 years 5 years

     

    Loan – Covered Period 2/15/2020 – 6/30/2020 2/15/20 – 12/31/20

     

    Loan Forgiveness – Covered Period 8 weeks from disbursement of funds The earlier of 24 weeks from disbursement of funds or 12/31/20 (borrowers receiving loans prior to 6/5/20 may elect, i.e. keep the original 8-week covered period)

     

    Payment Deferral 6 months from the end of the covered period Must submit loan forgiveness application within 10 months after the last day of the covered period

     

    Loan Forgiveness Reduction Based on Reduction in Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees Waived if number of FTE employees is restored by 6/30/20 Waived if number of FTE employees is restored by 12/31/20 or qualify for the Exemption Based on Employee Availability*

     

    Loan Forgiveness Limitation 75% of the loan forgiveness amount must be attributable to payroll costs Must use at least 60% of the covered loan amount for payroll costs

     

    *Exemption Based on Employee Availability.

    Date 6.05.2020
  • SCORE Programing for Businesses

    SCORE offers free live and recorded webinars & interactive courses on demand on small business topics.
    Click HERE for more information on upcoming and recorded courses.

     

    Local SCORE office

    SCORE Geauga County
    14111 Claridon Troy Road
    SCORE Geauga Campus, Kent State
    Burton, OH, 44021
    Phone: 216.503.8168 Option 2
  • One-Time Liquor Rebate Program

    Governor DeWine announced a one-time rebate to defray the cost of restocking high-proof liquor. Beginning in mid-May, JobsOhio will provide a $500 rebate for eligible purchases made through Ohio Liquor Contract Agencies. This is one of many innovative programs developed by JobsOhio to assist businesses as they navigate the impact of the pandemic. For more rebate information and program registration, visit wholesale.ohlq.com.

  • University Hospitals Healthy Restart 

    UH has provided this Restart Playbook that your company can consider as you begin this phase.
    For additional information you can also visit www.uhhospitals.org/university-hospitals-healthy-restart
  • Responsible Restart Ohio

    Below are links to continued business closures as well as the sector specific operating requirements for reopening Ohio Businesses.

    Continued Business Closures

    Sector Specific Operating Requirements 

    • Primary Sectors: Child Care; Consumer, Retail, Services & Entertainment; Deputy Registrar; Driver Examination Services; General Office Environments; Gyms, Dance Instruction Studios, and Other Personal Fitness Venues; Local Pools, Public Pools, and Aquatic Centers; Manufacturing, Distribution & Construction; Restaurants, Bars, and Banquet & Catering Facilities/Services; Restaurant Food Establishment Guidance; COVID-19 Dine Safe Ohio Order
    • Entertainment
    • Outdoor Activities
    • Personal Services
    • Sports and Sports Leagues
    • Healthcare and Hospitals

     

  • Recommendations for Water Supply Flushing for Reopening of Buildings Under Statewide COVID-19 Transition Plan

    During the Stay at Home Order, many Ohio businesses, manufacturing facilities, churches and community buildings have been vacant or only partially occupied.  It is important to flush water that has been stagnant in cold- and hot-water distribution lines and fixtures. It is also critical that buildings drain, flush and disinfect devices that store water like drinking fountains, hot water heaters, dental and medical equipment, and manufacturing devices that spray or mist water.

    The Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency have developed recommended procedures that are posted at epa.ohio.gov/Portals/28/documents/pws/guidance-for-premise-plumbing-water-service-restoration.pdf. A letter for building occupants, owners and tenants is also available at epa.ohio.gov/Portals/28/documents/pws/ODH-OhioEPA-Building-Owners-Occupants-Tenants.pdf

  • Is your company a good candidate for using 3D printing?

    Is your company thinking about getting started using 3D printing but not sure how? Visit this gateway to learn more and take the 3D printing readiness assessment today.

  • Responsible Restart Ohio

    Sector Specific Operating Requirements 

    • Manufacturing, Distribution, and Construction
    • Consumer, Retail & Services
    • General Office Environments

    Responsible Protocols -website

    Responsible-Protocols  (pdf)

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