BGE Energizing Small Business Grant

BGE Energizing Small Business Grant

Application period for BGE Energizing Small Business Grants of up to $20,000 to eligible businesses opens January 20th

BGE is pledging $15 million to assist Maryland’s small businesses with COVID-19 relief and recovery. Eligible businesses located in BGE’s service area can apply for a

$20,000 BGE Energizing Small Business Grant. This grant program is part of BGE’s comprehensive Customer Relief and Energy Infrastructure Investment Plan, desig- ned to help the state’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

BGE Energizing Small Business Grants will prioritize companies operated by historically underrepresented groups that are pivoting their business in response to the pandemic.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, a business must:

  • Be a BGE customer
  • Have between two and  25  employees
  • Less than $7 million in annual revenue
  • A demonstrated need for support
  • A strong plan for moving forward
  • Be in good standing with the State of Maryland

Three Opportunities to Apply for BGE Energizing Small Business Grants

  • January 20 – March 3, 2021
  • May 5 – June 16, 2021
  • September 1 – October 13, 2021