COLUMBUS – Ohio House Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) today applauded $250,000 in JobsOhio grant funding for seven companies in Allen County to support service and manufacturing development projects.
The companies are recipients of JobsOhio Inclusion Grant (JOIG), a new program that provides financial assistance for eligible projects in certain distressed communities and/or for businesses owned by underrepresented populations across the state.
“This grant program is making a difference in Allen County by helping companies with the assistance needed to grow their business and improve operations,” said Cupp. “It is an important public-private partnership with JobsOhio to promote sustained economic recovery for our region and communities across Ohio.”
The seven companies and their respective financial assistance from JOIG includes:
- Alloway (Lima) – $50,000
- Chuffers Insight Solutions (Spencerville) – $25,000
- Fleck Manufacturing (Lima) – $50,000
- S.I. Distributing (Spencerville) – $25,000
- Signs Ohio (Lima) – $50,000
- United Equity (Spencerville) – $25,000
- Wellman Services (Lima) – $25,000
In total, these grants will help create 25 new jobs and retain 129 jobs in Allen County.
As a JobsOhio grant, the JOIG program is funded by non-tax revenue.