The Board of Directors of the East Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce reviews the financial forecast of the Chamber for the coming year and presents, for membership approval, guidelines for the Business Assistance and Needs Grant. Chamber Business members are eligible to submit an application for support.

The Chamber celebrates local business successes. Click here to see recent awards and ribbon cutting ceremonies

The Chamber celebrates local business successes. Click here to see recent awards and ribbon cutting ceremonies

Selection Criteria

  • Funds must be requested for:

    • Building/ store front construction and repair

    • Acquisition of business critical fixed asset(s)

  • Ohio Incorporated for a minimum of three (3) years

  • Chamber membership for a minimum of two (2) years

  • Operating costs, including personnel, are NOT awarded

  • A Minimum fifty percent (50%)  matching fund and/or outside funds for overall project cost

** Click here to review the full 2017 Business Assistance and Needs Grant Guidelines