BGE Energizing Small Business Grant now open

About Us

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.

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"....

TEDCO’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

𝙈𝙖𝙧𝙮𝙡𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙍𝙚𝙡𝙞𝙚𝙛 𝘼𝙘𝙩 2021 - 𝘾𝙖𝙧𝙧𝙤𝙡𝙡 𝙍𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙪𝙧𝙖𝙣𝙩𝙨 - 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...

February 16, 2021 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce

Governor Hogan will hold a press conference today at 2:00 pm to provide an update on vaccine distribution.

BGE Energizing Small Business Grant Applications open January 20th

Carroll County Restaurant Relief II to open January 11th

January 5, 2021 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce

January 4, 2021...COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce

Important changes to the PPP, EIDL and Employee Retention Tax Credit...
Upcoming Events
Tue 27


July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed 28

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Orientation

July 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


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