Grants for Companies Looking to Start or Increase Exporting

The International Market Access Grant for Exporters (IMAGE) offered by the Ohio Development Services Agency is designed to help businesses increase exports and create jobs in Ohio’s economy.

The grant provides a 50% reimbursement, up to $12,500 per fiscal year for eligible activities.

Popular qualifying activities include, but are not limited to, exhibiting at trade shows, participating in trade missions, international advertising, translation services and website development.

The application period is now open, and the deadline to apply is 3:00 p.m. on March 29, 2019. Among other criteria, grant awards are administered on a first-come, first-served basis and are contingent upon availability of funds. The deadline to complete all proposed activities is September 29, 2019.

For more information and to apply, visit this website or email. And here’s a good, short video about the program. 10/10/2018