Apply for Export Grants Until April 7

March 21, 2022

From the Lt. Governor’s Office:

The International Market Access Grant for Exporters (IMAGE) provides eligible businesses a 50% reimbursement of up to $10,000 for activities that promote international business.


The third application period closes April 7, 2022. Funding for the third round can be used for activities between April 1 and June 30, 2022. Additional IMAGE funding opportunities will be announced quarterly subject to funding availability.


Activities include:

·   Trade shows (international, domestic, and virtual)

·   International advertising

·   Website development

·   E-commerce

·   Search engine optimization (SEO)

·   Compliance testing

·   EXIM credit insurance premiums


Applications must be approved before starting grant activities. For more information and to apply, visit IMAGE.Development.Ohio.Gov, email IMAGE@Development.Ohio.Gov, or contact an Ohio SBDC Export Assistance Network director near you.