Financial Support Updates for Businesses in Baltimore County

 

This $75 million loan fund offers no interest or principal payments due for the first 12 months, then converts to a 36-month term loan of principal and interest payments, with an interest rate at 2% per annum.

This $50 million grant program offers grant amounts up to $10,000, not to exceed 3 months of demonstrated cash operating expenses for the first quarter of 2020.

This $5 million incentive program helps Maryland manufacturers to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) that is urgently needed by hospitals and health-care workers across the country. More details are expected to be announced by Friday, March 27, 2020.

Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Department of Labor have launched the new COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund, which is designed to support businesses undergoing economic stresses due to the pandemic by preventing or minimizing the duration of unemployment resulting from layoffs.

Maryland has received official designation from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for its Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, which provides low-interest federal disaster loans for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These loans were created to alleviate financial strain and allow small businesses to pay bills, payroll, and accounts payable, with long-term payments stretching up to 30 years. Small businesses and private non-profit organizations can apply here.

The amount of information for businesses can be overwhelming.  This continually-updated resource page consolidates all Federal/State/Local business resources available during the COVID-19 outbreak.  This page will be updated on an ongoing basis so you have the most up-to-date resources available.

These will be the first of many programs that will likely be made available to provide relief to our small business community and help them to remain afloat during this difficult time.  We will keep you updated as new programs and services are available to you.