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Voinovich School: A Resource for Recovery - Small Business Development Center

Small businesses, the economic backbone of southeastern Ohio communities, were immediately threatened in the early days of the pandemic. Many reached out to Ohio University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), which saw a 500 percent spike in the number of new clients.The OHIO SBDC, part of the Voinovich School, has been a beacon, guiding clients through the complex government relief programs quickly initiated in response to the pandemic.

Video by 2019-2021 Photojournalism Fellow Lauren Santucci