Grants Can Help Grow Your Business Internationally
Ohio Department of Development
The International Market Access Grant for Exporters (IMAGE) provides eligible businesses a 50% reimbursement of up to $10,000 for activities that promote international business. Activities include:
- Website development
- International advertising
- Search engine optimization (SEO)
- Marketing and website translation
- Compliance testing
- Trade shows (international, domestic, and virtual)
- EXIM credit insurance premiums
The third application period will open March 1 and closes April 7, 2022. Funding for the third round can be used for activities between April 1 and June 30, 2022. Additional IMAGE funding opportunities will be announced quarterly subject to funding availability.
Applications must be approved before starting grant activities. For more information and to apply, visit IMAGE.Development.Ohio.Gov, email IMAGE@Development.Ohio.Gov, or contact an Ohio SBDC Export Assistance Network director near you.
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