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Cupp Applauds $250K in Grants for Seven Companies in Allen County

Grants support distressed and underrepresented communities and businesses
January 12, 2021
Robert R. Cupp News

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.