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Homegrown Grant Roll Call

We’ve been talking a lot lately about our Homegrown Grant program. Why? Because it’s working! Over the past 4 months, through individual grants of 500 dollars, we’ve awarded $3000 to deserving business throughout Defiance County. Here’s a rundown of the recipients:

SAC Services is a commercial cleaning and disinfecting business based just outside of Defiance. Their Homegrown Grant will help boost their advertising and digital marketing efforts.

Putt-Putt Golf & Games is a leader in family entertainment including miniature golf, go-karts, laser tag, and more. They’ll use their Homegrown Grant for digital marketing, upkeep, and expansion.

Sugar On Top By Mari is a brand new bakery and kitchen specializing in an incredible selection of desserts and treats. Their Homegrown Grant will help pay for commercial kitchen equipment.

Le Posh Salon is a new boutique inspired salon located in downtown Defiance. They’ll be putting their Homegrown Grant toward new equipment and an attractive new awning.

Battle Clay Farm is a veteran owned beekeeping business that sells honey and other pollen-derived products. Their Homegrown Grant will help purchase supplies including jars.

Seasoned Mobile Grill has become a familiar sight at northwest Ohio events. If you see them displaying a sharp looking new tent or vinyl trailer wrap, their Homegrown Grant helped pay for it.

How about your business…What could you do with 500 dollars? Equipment? Supplies? Marketing and e-commerce? The deadline for our next Homegrown Grant allocation is December 31, 2023. To apply, simply click on the Homegrown Grant icon at, see if you qualify, then fill out and upload the application. Who knows? Maybe you could become one of our Homegrown Grant success stories! If you have any questions, email Erika Willitzer at

The Homegrown Grant program is sponsored by Premier Bank.

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