Incentive Programs

Incentives are available for businesses locating in and growing in Ohio County, KY. At the state and local level, there are programs in place to promote investment, job creation and development. Navigating through these incentives can sometimes be challenging, so businesses are encouraged to contact OCEDA for information and support. 

State Assistance

The State of Kentucky offers many options for tax abatements, direct loans for small businesses, and grant opportunities. The county seat, Hartford, is continuing to grow and expand by applying for improvement grants for tourism and more.

Local Assistance

The OCEDA works hard to stay connected to all local assistance programs and is available to help with business relocation, new building development or small business real estate. Local incentive programs are available through the OCEDA and include providing information on the local Opportunity Zone, access to revolving loan funds, and tax incentives.