To be eligible to receive the Lake County Development Council Economic Development Grant, grant recipients must fit the following criteria:
Grant recipients are required to have a one (1) and three (3) year business plan.
Grant recipients are required to have a physical premise/brick and mortar located in Lake County, Ohio – with at minimum, a one (1) year lease. If the recipient works out of their home, they must follow the proper zoning regulations/license, to prove that they are registered and bonded with the city that they are based out of (within Lake County, Ohio).
Grant recipients are required to maintain membership to the Lake County Development Council for at least two (2) consecutive years once awarded the grant.
Grant recipients are required to speak at the following year’s Economic Forum Breakfast to share how they’ve used to the grant funds and the impact this process has had on their business.
Grant recipients are required to set up a mid-way progress report meeting with LCDC’s Grant Committee.
Initial Donors: LCDC Lake County General Health District MEACO
2023 Economic Forum Platinum Sponsor Contributors: Bescast Cardinal Credit Union Fredon Griffin Technology Group NorthStar - A Division of Stewart Title Universal Metal Products