Third round of grants announced for Hamilton County small businesses

(September 13, 2021 - Blue Ash)

Hamilton County has announced a third round of small business grants as part of its Small Business Relief Grant Program.  

These grants will reimburse businesses up to $10,000 based on year-over-year revenue loss. The amount of grant funding available to the applicant is the loss between their 2020 and 2019 gross revenues with a cap of $10,000, as long as a 15% loss in revenues is shown, according to the announcement. 

Eligibility criteria include: 

  • Must be a for-profit entity with a business location in Hamilton County.
  • Have a Federal Taxpayer Identification Number for its type of business.
  • Must have been in operation as of December 31, 2019, or earlier.  
  • Have less than $2.5 million in gross revenue/receipts on an annual basis. 
  • Must have experienced a 15% revenue loss when comparing 2019 gross revenue to 2020 gross revenue due to COVID-19 public health emergency.
  • Have 50 or fewer W-2 employees or 1099 workers as of December 31, 2019.

Please visit the 513 Relief for a complete list of criteria and more information.