Small Business Grant from FedEx and Upcoming Webinars

The Village of Middlefield is here to help you through these challenging times. Please visit our website for up to date information and feel free to contact us at   with any questions.    
FedEx is giving $1 million to small businesses

Small businesses need everyone’s support to get through the current crisis. FedEx is committing to provide $1 million in grants for small businesses in the U.S. Each grant recipient will receive $5,000, plus a $500 credit from FedEx Office. NOACC members can apply starting May 25 HERE .
But first, make sure you’re signed up for FedEx discounts through the NOACC Chamber Shipping Program. If you’re not already taking advantage of this free benefit, enroll today.

Let us help you spread the word!
During this phase of reopening the Village wants to make sure we share all we can with our followers about your business. Do you have new hours, call ahead for appointments, etc.? Email your information to and we will post on our website and social media.

Geauga Growth Partnership
So, you received a Paycheck Protection Program what?
Did you know that forgiveness is not automatic? That's right, you need to apply for it. The SBA released the PPP Forgiveness Application on Friday, May 15th. Geauga Growth Partnership is pleased to bring to you a session focused on what you need to know to successfully complete this process. Please send any questions in advance to
Presenters include: Todd Hicks, Esq. with Thrasher Dinsmore & Dolan and Shawn Neece, CPA, CGMA with NMS, Inc. Certified Public Accountants.

Wednesday, May 27th at 1 pm
Register HERE

Modifying Your CEO Toolbox Webinar Series

If you are a business owner, with employees, located in Lake County or Geauga County and have multiple layers of management, then these five free webinar workshops can help you develop the knowledge and resources to overcome the issues that may be slowing down your business' recovery. Registration deadline is May 27. 

Click HERE  to Register

Leslie Gambosi-McCoy
Village Administrator/Economic Development Director
Village of Middlefield, Ohio