Walter C Potts Entrepreneur Center

Walter C. Potts Entrepreneur Center

Walter C. Potts Entrepreneur and Training Center whose mission is to provide the education and skills necessary to develop, support and sustain small business enterprises by encouraging small and minority businesses to stay, invest, and participate in the Lima/Allen County community.


Potts Center Access to Accelerate Grant Application
for Small and Minority Businesses

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Walter C Potts Entrepreneur – Small Business Support
Access to Accelerate Grant Guidelines & Program Objectives

1) These grants are meant for minority applicants who need a non-traditional funding source to start or expand a small for-profit business in Lima/Allen County.
2) Support growth and financial assistance to small and minority businesses in the Lima area.
3) Encourage innovation and small business job creation from businesses with one to ten employees.

Program Eligibility
1) Business applicant must be at least 51% owned by a minority or women-owned for consideration. And the applicant must be a minimum of 18 years old, U. S. citizen of Ohio.
2) All applicants must currently own a business in Lima/Allen County or planning to start one in the next (3-5) months from grant award date.
Program Grants must be approved by the Walter C. Potts Entrepreneur Center Board of Directors prior to announcement of selected award winners.

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS SEPTEMBER 30, 2022
Note: $500.00 is the maximum request amount per business and is only available until the funding limit is reached.  Program Grants must be approved by the Walter C. Potts Entrepreneur Center Board of Directors prior to announcement of selected award winners. 

Return submissions to potts@limachamber.com or the Potts office at 144 S. Main Street, Lima OH 45801. 

Contact Director Jessie Pope with any questions at 419-222-6045 or potts@limachamber.com.


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FINANCIALS-2022 (only posted after board approval)

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January 2022 Financials

12/31/21 Financials


Jessie Pope, Director
419-222-6045
potts@limachamber.com