Our aggressive and collaborative economic development program helps companies grow and expand, and works to attract new business, industry, investment and jobs.
The Planning Commission coordinates local, state, regional, and federal programs for businesses and industries expanding or locating in Trumbull County.
Julie Edwards, our Economic Development Coordinator, will provide all the information you need to locate and/or expand your business in Trumbull County. Contact Julie Edwards at (330)675-2480, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Get direct assistance with:
Enterprise Zone Applications (EZ) for real property tax abatements
Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) low interest loans primarily to manufacturers
Infrastructure Grants for road, water, sewer and other utility upgrades to new or existing business facilities
Census and Demographic Information, and general market info for the county and region
Available Land and Buildings, including site and building information and available infrastructure;
General Site Information on land use, zoning, floodplain and other details.
A pro-active network of partners routinely collaborates on:
Loans – Several loan programs are available at the Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corporation (MVEDC), including:
Regional “166” Loans featuring attractive rates and terms for fixed asset projects that are not eligible under the Ohio Direct Loan Program.
SBA 504 loans for fixed asset projects that will result in a minimum of one job created or retained per $35,000 borrowed.
Mahoning Valley Industrial Loan Fund (MVILF) for fixed assets and working capital needs. Please visit the MVEDC website for more information on loan programs and other MVEDC services. www.mvedc.com
Foreign Trade Zone – The Northeast Ohio Trade and Economic Consortium (NEOTEC) administers FTZ 181, a global supply management tool that helps companies’ international trade through significant, ongoing cost savings. Please visit the NEOTEC website for more information on FTZs and other international trade information and services. www.neotec.org
Demographics, Available Land and Buildings, and General Regional Marketing Information – Information for Trumbull County and its surrounding region is compiled by the Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber. Please visit the Regional Chamber website for Chamber information and services. www.regionalchamber.com
Workforce Development and Training – One-Stop partner organizations provide business, employment and training services to job seekers and employers. Please visit One-Stop for more information regarding recruitment and training grants for current and new workers. www.onestopohio.org
Or contact KSU Trumbull for business services and customized training for business and industry.
State Incentives – Ohio’s 12 regions are served by a Governor’s representative who is knowledgeable of all available state programs for business and industry, including loans, grants, and tax incentives.
The Trumbull County Planning Commission is always willing and able to call on any of our network partners to meet your business or industry needs on new or expansion projects.
We will tailor the best package to make your project a success!