Gov. DeWine announces plans for CARES Act funding

Gov. DeWine announces plans for CARES Act funding

Governor Mike DeWine held a press conference Friday to announce how the CARES Act funding would be distributed.

The $429.5 million dollars will be distributed as followed:

  • $50 million will be given to Rent, Mortgage, Water and/or Sewer assistance
  • $125 million will be given to small businesses through $10,000 grants
  • $37.5 million will be given to bars and restaurants through $2,500 checks
  • $62 million will be given to rural and critical access hospitals to continue responding to the pandemic
  • $100 million will be given to higher education to support critical services on campuses
  • $45 million for nonprofits and arts that have been financially impacted by COVID-19