Delaware County Small Business Grants

The Small Business Protection Program was announced Friday by Delaware County Commissioners to help local small businesses that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. The program will offer small businesses grants up to $15,000 with a total of $2 million allocated to the program. To be eligible, a small business must be:

  • Located within Delaware County
  • A for-profit business registered with the Ohio Secretary of State
  • Have less than 25 full time employees
  • Part of one of these targeted industries: hotels, restaurants, retail, medical, technology, professional services or light industrial
  • Impacted by increased operating expenses resulting from COVID-19
  • Experiencing operating losses because of COVID-19 as compared to 2018 and 2019.

Applications can be found here and emailed to Zach Dowley at along with the required support no later than December 4th at 2pm. Please contact our offices if you have any questions on this new grant program in Delaware County.