State Incentives and Programs

Ohio is committed to business and economic growth. The state offers numerous incentives and programs designed to attract investment into the area while helping new and existing businesses to grow and thrive. Those looking for assistance or opportunities are invited to view our robust list of programs, or to connect directly with the agencies administering them.


Our staff is also available to provide one-on-one assistance and to identify incentives and programs that could be used to assist companies locating within Violet Township.

The Ohio Development Services Agency has an abundance of programs to help you start or grow a business.

Are you:

  1. A manufacturer?
  2. An entrepreneur or small business owner?
  3. Looking for assistance in reducing costs or becoming more efficient?
  4. Looking for a business bond, grant, loan or tax credit?
  5. A tech company?
  6. A minority-owned business?
  7. Looking to find or train the best employees?

The Ohio Treasurer’s office also has programs to help reduce the cost of capital including farming, small business loans, and small business energy efficiency.

JobsOhio is the public-private partnership that is designed to move at the speed of business.  They have incentives ranging from low interest loans to grants for qualifying companies. We can help you understand these incentives and work with JobsOhio on your behalf so you can focus on your business.

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Every year before the planting season, many Ohio farm operators and other agriculture businesses seek to finance their operating costs for feed, seed, fertilizer and fuel. Ag-LINK  can help offset...
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The Ohio Development Services Agency has a variety of bonds, grants, loans and tax credits that can assist Ohio companies as they grow and create jobs in Ohio.
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The state of Ohio has a comprehensive energy policy focused on providing a diverse mix of reliable, low-cost energy sources. Part of this strategy is improving the energy efficiency of...
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The Entrepreneurship and Business Assistance Centers provide resources for starting or maintaining a small business in Ohio. Located throughout the state, the centers provide technical assistance, training and financial counseling...
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Whether you need assistance with recruiting and hiring associates or your industry encourages continuing education or ongoing training for professionals, the Corridor positions businesses to successfully meet any staffing challenge.
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The Workforce Development Training Grant (WDTG) is designed to help attract and retain jobs in Fairfield County by offering training grants to new companies and existing employers looking to expand...
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At the Ohio Treasury, we understand that small businesses play an important role in creating jobs for Ohioans. We also know that one of the most challenging parts of running...
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JobsOhio is the public-private partnership that is designed to move at the speed of business.  They have incentives ranging from low interest loans to grants for qualifying companies. We can...
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The Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) Minority Business Development Division (MBDD) supports the growth and sustainability of small, minority and disadvantaged businesses in Ohio. Supporting these businesses means providing them...
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Ohio Third Frontier is committed to transforming the state’s economy through the accelerated growth of diverse startup and early stage technology companies. Businesses and entrepreneurs have access to a statewide network...
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OhioMeansJobs formerly MyWorkNet, OhioMeansJobs is a tool for job seekers and employers, hosted by Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, to assist in job search, employee recruitment, job training,...
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At the Ohio Treasury, we understand that small businesses play an important role in creating jobs for Ohioans, and to promote business-to-business commerce that builds Ohio economy.  The cost of...
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This is an employer-driven program designed to provide direct financial assistance to train workers and improve the economic competitiveness of Ohio’s employers. The Voucher Program is designed to offset a...
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Ohio MEP helps Ohio's small and medium-sized manufacturers to increase sales, create jobs and generate cost savings through technological innovation, workforce training and improved management practices. Small and medium-sized manufacturing...
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The availability of a reliable, skilled workforce is one of the most important factors for businesses planning to expand or relocate. That is why Ohio is committed to continuously developing...
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