BGE Energizing Small Business Grant now open

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Whether your business is new or expanding or you need assistance, the Carroll County Department of Economic Development will help. We are a results-oriented team, committed to matching your business needs with the best possible location and creative programs that give you a competitive edge. Carroll County, Maryland boasts concentrations of highly educated productive workers, an emerging technology sector and a solid manufacturing tradition that blends with our rural heritage. We are a growing community that has, over the past years, produced thousands of new jobs in a dynamic and diverse economy.


MD Humanities has Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) Recovery Grants Fund for nonprofits that have humanities (as in history) related missions to get a minimum of $10,000. The deadline is Sept. 30.
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That's what this year's National #SmallBusinessWeek Virtual Summit is all about.

Here are 3๏ธโƒฃ big reasons why you should register before the event kicks off on September 13: https://t.co/8F9rfRpKwx

Project Restore applications opening September 8th at Noon https://t.co/SgqFOF7mWF

BGE Starts Last Round of Energizing Small Business Grants https://t.co/t6D1LHeb99

New Ongoing Worker Recruitment Opportunities Announced https://t.co/ot0TTZVMes

Carroll County Receives Workforce Development Funding and Program Updates https://t.co/nzCg7N2shc

Carroll County Online Sales & Telework II Grant Relief Program Opens Soon https://t.co/GV9aNFJL1W

Project Restore Accepting Applications in early September. COVID-19 Maryland Business Updates https://t.co/jtROye3bsH

HEICO Corporation Acquires Hampstead-based Ridge Engineering https://t.co/e1lszp6vJF https://t.co/keaBVbGgTK CarrollEconDev photo

Carroll County's Catoctin Mountain Growers awarded grant through TEDCO's "Agriculture and Rural Rebuild (ARR) Challenge".... https://t.co/jHx3Gp8bGB

TEDCOโ€™s Rural Business Innovation Initiative Makes Pre-Seed Investment https://t.co/AfCcmLrrrw https://t.co/foDzIpKuJ0 CarrollEconDev photo

BERC Office to Re-open for Citizens and Businesses https://t.co/Ezek8azjng

CTRL Inks Global Distributor Agreement with Ansett Aircraft Spares & Services, Introduces New Logo https://t.co/RpuQwUulF4 https://t.co/wCn5dUQnSV CarrollEconDev photo

Governor Hogan Announces End to COVID-19 State of Emergency...
COVID19 Maryland Business Updates https://t.co/jtROye3bsH

BERC Summer Youth Employment Program Seeking Business Partners https://t.co/SbkTKzwvbJ

MacKenzie Completes Carroll County Sales totaling $1.98 Million...
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SBA announces upcoming webinars for grants & services related to COVID19. https://t.co/jtROye3bsH

The food service industry is among the hardest-hit during the COVID-19 pandemic economic downturn. SBA Announces Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application & Guidelines https://t.co/lQ0F5gkxTH

GRANT PROGRAM UPDATES:
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Carroll County Accepts Maryland Relief Act of 2021 and Maryland Recovery Now Grant Funding https://t.co/9qcCCj2vi8

MD Dept. of Commerce Grant Program Reminder - COVID19 Maryland Business Updates https://t.co/jtROye3bsH

Small, Minority and Women Owned Business Account COVID-19 RELIEF Program:
COVID19 Maryland Business Updates https://t.co/jtROye3bsH

Maryland Department of Commerce will accept applications starting today at 9 am EST. Funding is extremely limited and may ultimately result in approval on a first-come, first-served basis. COVID19 Maryland Business Updates https://t.co/jtROye3bsH

COVID19 Maryland Business Updates: Comptroller Franchot Extends State Income Tax Filing Deadline to July 15, 2021 https://t.co/jtROye3bsH

310 Tempering Establishes New Manufacturing Facility in Westminster https://t.co/S0hHOAD1si https://t.co/lw6o7YO0Nz CarrollEconDev photo

Summary of Gov. Hogan's press conference. COVID19 Maryland Business Updates https://t.co/jtROye3bsH

Hogan Press Conference, Internet "Speed Survey", Small Business Roundtable and more...
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Changes in the PPP Program to Prioritize Smallest of Small Businesses....COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Governor Hogan Press Conference Today: Governor Hogan will provide a COVID-19 update at 2:30pm. https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Did you know that the state offers grants of up to $5,000 to Maryland companies looking to market internationally?
ExportMD, an ongoing program, is offered through the Maryland Department of Commerce. Learn More... https://t.co/jKnPCdiQzE
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QUICK STATS

4.3%

Unemployment Rate
(July 2021)

92,153

Laborforce
(Avg. 2021)

168,144

Population
(August 2021)

$85,385

Median Household Income
(U.S. Census Estimate)

92.1%

Educational Attainment
(HS Diploma & Above)

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Household Income 2012-2013