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 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

TEDCO’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...
https://t.co/RyNXDtDxUh

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:
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. https://t.co/VR2J9Pd0xX

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...
https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

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

February 16, 2021 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Governor Hogan will hold a press conference today at 2:00 pm to provide an update on vaccine distribution. https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

BGE Energizing Small Business Grant Applications open January 20th https://t.co/t6D1LHeb99

Carroll County Restaurant Relief II to open January 11th https://t.co/4O6gVIv8LF

January 5, 2021 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

January 4, 2021...COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Important changes to the PPP, EIDL and Employee Retention Tax Credit... https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw
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July 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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QUICK STATS

4.1%

Unemployment Rate
(May 2021)

91,544

Laborforce
(Avg. 2021)

168,126

Population
(June 2021)

$85,385

Median Household Income
(U.S. Census Estimate)

92.1%

Educational Attainment
(HS Diploma & Above)

NEWS

Household Income 2012-2013