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:

Project Restore applications opening September 8th at Noon

BGE Starts Last Round of Energizing Small Business Grants

New Ongoing Worker Recruitment Opportunities Announced

Carroll County Receives Workforce Development Funding and Program Updates

Carroll County Online Sales & Telework II Grant Relief Program Opens Soon

Project Restore Accepting Applications in early September. COVID-19 Maryland Business Updates

HEICO Corporation Acquires Hampstead-based Ridge Engineering CarrollEconDev photo

Carroll County's Catoctin Mountain Growers awarded grant through TEDCO's "Agriculture and Rural Rebuild (ARR) Challenge"....

TEDCOโ€™s Rural Business Innovation Initiative Makes Pre-Seed Investment CarrollEconDev photo

BERC Office to Re-open for Citizens and Businesses

CTRL Inks Global Distributor Agreement with Ansett Aircraft Spares & Services, Introduces New Logo CarrollEconDev photo

Governor Hogan Announces End to COVID-19 State of Emergency...
COVID19 Maryland Business Updates

BERC Summer Youth Employment Program Seeking Business Partners

MacKenzie Completes Carroll County Sales totaling $1.98 Million...

SBA announces upcoming webinars for grants & services related to COVID19.

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

๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฎ๐™ก๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™๐™š๐™ก๐™ž๐™š๐™› ๐˜ผ๐™˜๐™ฉ 2021 - ๐˜พ๐™–๐™ง๐™ง๐™ค๐™ก๐™ก ๐™๐™š๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ช๐™ง๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™จ - Draft criteria now available. Program opens Tuesday, April 20th at Noon (ends Friday April 30th at 4pm). Plus updates to other programs.

Carroll County Accepts Maryland Relief Act of 2021 and Maryland Recovery Now Grant Funding

MD Dept. of Commerce Grant Program Reminder - COVID19 Maryland Business Updates

Small, Minority and Women Owned Business Account COVID-19 RELIEF Program:
COVID19 Maryland Business Updates

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

COVID19 Maryland Business Updates: Comptroller Franchot Extends State Income Tax Filing Deadline to July 15, 2021

310 Tempering Establishes New Manufacturing Facility in Westminster CarrollEconDev photo

Summary of Gov. Hogan's press conference. COVID19 Maryland Business Updates

Hogan Press Conference, Internet "Speed Survey", Small Business Roundtable and more...

Changes in the PPP Program to Prioritize Smallest of Small Businesses....COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce

Governor Hogan Press Conference Today: Governor Hogan will provide a COVID-19 update at 2:30pm.

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...
Upcoming Events
Sat 25

Good Game Fest

September 24 - September 26
Tue 28
Oct 01

Social Media Content Creation

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 12:45 pm


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