Ohioans & Small Businesses

The Ohio Treasurer’s office is committed to improving the Buckeye State and the lives of its residents through trusted stewardship, wise investment, and bold innovation. 

Our programs and initiatives empower Ohioans to achieve success in different areas and stages of their lives, leading to a stronger and more prosperous Ohio for years to come.

Go to STABLE Account Page

STABLE Account

A STABLE account is a specialized savings and investment account for people with disabilities that allows them to save and invest money without losing eligibility for certain means-tested benefits, such as Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Through the STABLE Account program, we are helping individuals living with disabilities to achieve greater financial security and independence.

Go to Financial Literacy Page

Financial Literacy

Through its Compass Awards program, the Treasurer’s office recognizes organizations and individuals across Ohio who are working to advance financial literacy and empowerment. Compass Award honorees have demonstrated a proven record of success in preparing youth to make wise financial decisions in the future.

Go to Family Forward Page

Family Forward

Too often, insurmountable financial hurdles stand in the way of families wishing to open their hearts and homes through adoption. The Family Forward initiative aims to chip away at these financial barriers by providing prospective parents with reduced interest loans.


Ohio Homebuyer Plus

Ohio Homebuyer Plus provides specialized, tax-advantaged savings accounts to assist Ohioans on their homebuying journey. Accountholders have access to above-market interest rates and may also qualify for certain Ohio state income tax deductions.


Go to GrowNOW Page



Through GrowNOW, job creators may qualify for reduced interest rates on new or existing small business loans aimed at helping them expand their businesses or operations. Participating businesses must commit to creating or retaining at least one full-time or two part-time jobs in the State of Ohio for every $50,000 borrowed.



Go to Ag-LINK Page


Since 1986, Ag-LINK has supported Ohio’s farm community by providing interest rate reductions on new and existing operating loans. Farmers, agribusinesses, and co-ops can access lower cost capital to help finance operating costs for feed, seed, fertilizer, fuel, and other expenses. Agriculture has long been the backbone of Ohio’s economy, and Ag-LINK is ensuring the industry remains strong in the years ahead.