Program helps small businesses increase exports


Information from the Ohio Development Services Agency

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Applications for the International Market Access Grant for Exporters (IMAGE) program are now open.

IMAGE is designed to help small and medium-sized businesses increase exports and create jobs. The grant provides a 50 percent reimbursement, up to $7,500 per fiscal year, for qualifying activities.

Popular qualifying activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Exhibiting at trade shows
  • Participating in trade missions
  • International advertising
  • Translation services
  • Website development.

The IMAGE program is funded, in part, through the Small Business Administration's State Trade Expansion Program.

For more information or to apply, click here or visit

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