Last updated Tuesday, March 24 at 9:00am

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The Downtown Dayton Partnership is available to help downtown businesses navigate the coming weeks and months as our communities and businesses work to minimize the impact of the pandemic.

If your downtown business needs ideas, assistance, or resources, please reach out to our economic development team. We’ll work with you to prioritize next steps and connect with the best available resources.

Suggested Immediate Actions:
Check in with your business’s key providers to explain the impact and identify alternative paths forward.
– Banks, lenders, creditors
– Landlord, utility providers
– Insurance providers

These two write-ups from local resources expand on these priorities:
Miami Valley SBDC March 17th Newsletter | Download PDF
Teresa Perretta, Hospitality Consultant – Restaurant Owner or Operator Guide | Download PDF


Scott Murphy
Vice President, Economic Development

Val Beerbower
Economic Development Project Manager

AJ Ferguson
Economic Development Project Manager


The Downtown Dayton Partnership continues to update a list of downtown businesses offering carry out, delivery, curbside pickup, or online shopping options. Please email your business’s information to if it needs to be added, changed, or removed.
Open* Restaurants
Open* Retail & Services

Miami Valley Small Business Development Center
Business Technical Assistance

Ohio Division of Liquor Control
High Proof Liquor Buyback



Miami Valley Small Business Development Center
Resources for Businesses During Corona Virus Crisis
Page includes overview video of application process for disaster loans & other SBA loan resources

Miami Valley SBDC March 17th Newsletter
Download PDF
SBA Disaster Loans
LLC Operating Agreements & SBA
Budgeting Cash Flow
Furloughing Employees
Unemployment Benefits

Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
Coronavirus Resource Guide for Businesses

State of Ohio
Resources for Economic Support

Jobs Ohio
COVID-19 Resources

U.S. Small Business Administration
Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Google for Small Business
Resources to help your small business manage through uncertainty!/



March 25th Summary of Stimulus Bill
IEDC Stimulus Update PDF

SBA Disaster Assistance
Low-interest disaster loans to help businesses recover from declared disasters

Local Resource for SBA Disaster Assistance Applications: Miami Valley Small Business Development Center – Webinars & one-on-one assistance
SBDC Coronavirus Resources
SBA Disaster Loan Application Process Video
Slides from March 14th Webinar

SBA contact for our region:
Alexander Kohls
Senior Area Manager – Dayton Region
Columbus District Office
U.S. Small Business Administration
(614) 633-6372

Coronavirus Tax Relief

No Interest, Crowd-Sourced Micro Loans up to $15,000
Contact Scott Murphy (


Utility Information & Assistance

Vectren / CenterPoint Energy
“CenterPoint Energy will support customers who may need payment assistance, arrangements or extensions during the Coronavirus situation. In addition, the company has temporarily suspended natural gas service disconnections for nonpayment.”
Contact: Justin Forshey

“DP&L will not disconnect any customer’s service for non-payment, in order to give customers experiencing financial hardship extra time to make payments. We will continue to read meters and send bills. Customers should pay what they can to avoid building up a large balance that will be difficult to pay off later.”

City of Dayton Water & Sewer
“We are also suspending disconnections of water and sewer services for non-payment to give customers experiencing financial hardship extra time to make payments.”



United Way of Greater Dayton
Get Help Now

Ohio Means Jobs
Job Opportunity Listing

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Coronavirus and Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Unemployed Workers Resource Center

Hospitality / Service Industry Tips
from Teresa Perretta
Restaurant Employee Guide


Public Health Information

Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County
COVID-19 Page

Ohio Department of Health
COVID-19 Page

United States CDC
COVID-19 Page

World Health Organization
COVID-19 Page