On May 28th, 2020, the City of Columbus announced their new Small Business Response and Recovery Fund to help small businesses (less than 25 employees) with the financial challenges caused by COVID-19. There are three different recovery programs:*
Greater Linden Business Network (GLBN) was designated as the City's "referral partner" for the Linden community. As a referral partner, our role is to connect businesses that appear to be eligible for these funds to the City's partners who will provide technical assistance and support through the application process.
Interested? Please complete the GLBN Referral Intake Form below. A GLBN representative will contact you within two business days.
The Foundation is a faith-based non-profit entity whose daily mission is to Create a Connected Community.
ECDI's mission is to invest in people to create measurable and enduring social and economic change.
*Offers small business loans
The Economic Development Division assists local businesses and provides information to companies looking to expand or relocate in Columbus.
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