Diversity & Inclusion Technology Internship

Aug 28, 2019 | News, Newsletter

The Diversity & Inclusion Technology Internship initiative places highly motivated college students at early-stage technology companies or companies with a technological need. The Ohio Development Services Agency operates the initiative through the Ohio Third Frontier.

Companies that select and hire interns will be reimbursed for two-thirds of intern wages, up to $10,000. Company profile applications are due Aug. 30, 2019.

Students can apply from Sept. 9 through Sept. 27. The internship period is Fall 2019/Winter 2020.

For more information and to apply, click here.

 

Ohio Ports Eligible for $23 Million in Development Funding

A new program  — the Ohio Maritime Assistance Program program — is providing funding to ports along the Ohio River and Lake Erie or businesses within ports.

The Program began accepting applications from ports in late January and will continue through March 27. The program is making available $11 million through June 30 and an additional $12 million for the 12 months ending June 30, 2021.

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Large TIFs may be eligible for one-time extension opportunity

During fall 2019, the General Assembly changed Ohio law governing tax increment financing (“TIF”) exemptions in a big way.  For certain TIF projects, local communities can extend the exemptions – and therefore continue to redirect property tax millage to necessary public infrastructure improvements – up to 30 additional years. 

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