Roseville Small Business, Bar, and Restaurant Relief Grant
28th October 2020
SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF GRANT
- $10,000 grant to eligible for-profit businesses with no more than 25 employees
- Eligible uses: PPE, mortgage/rent, utility payments, salaries, wages, or compensation including employer's share of health insurance benefits
- Supplies or equipment
- Funds set aside for 50 businesses in each county (first come/first served)
- Located in Ohio
- In continuous business since January 1, 2020 (except for interruptions by COVID-19 health orders)
BAR AND RESTAURANT ASSISTANCE FUND
- $2,500 grant to Ohio's on-premise liquor permit holders
- Active license as a October 23, 2020
The Bar and Restaurant Assistance Fund is designed to assist Ohio’s on-premise liquor permit holders.
This $38.7 million fund will help more than 15,400 licensees significantly impacted by COVID-19 and
limited in the full use of their liquor permit. Funding for the program is from the CARES Act.
The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Liquor Control has more than 15,000 permit
holders that qualify for the assistance fund. This applies to roughly 30 permit types, including bars,
restaurants, breweries, distilleries, wineries, casinos and private clubs. They include:
A1 A1A A1C A2 D1 D2 D2X D3 D3A D4
D4A D5 D5A D5B D5C D5D D5E D5F D5G D5H
D5I D5J D5K D5L D5M D5N D5O D7
These permit holders need to have had an active on-premise permit as of close-of-business October
23, 2020. The business does not have to be currently open but must have an active liquor license. You
can check the status of your liquor permit here. If it’s active, it will be listed as “issued.”
After applying, a licensee will receive $2,500 per unique business location.
Licensees must present their FEIN or SSN, and liquor permit number and address for each unique
location at time of application. The Department of Taxation will confirm all entries. Applications
will be accepted through December 30, 2020. Once money is received, per CARES Act stipulation,
businesses are to use the funds on COVID-related expenses due to business interruptions caused
by the pandemic.
Visit BusinessHelp.Ohio.Gov to access the online application. The application will open November
2, 2020. Permit holders may apply for the liquor assistance funding as well as the Small Business
Relief Grant through the online application at BusinessHelp.Ohio.Gov.
The Ohio Department of Administrative Services will be sending checks to permit holders as soon as
applications are processed. Funds cannot be distributed after Dec. 31, 2020.