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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Portal Open

The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant provides emergency assistance for eligible venues (including live venue operators, theatrical producers,
live performing arts organizations, and museums) affected by COVID-19.

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Bid Posting: Closed-Circuit Television Inspection Services

NOTICE TO UTILITY CONTRACTORS

INVITATION FOR BIDS – I.F.B. 21-20

CLOSED-CIRCUIT TELEVISION (CCTV) INSPECTION SERVICES

FOR SANITARY SEWER COLLECTION SYSTEM

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed bids for closed-cir...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Bid Posting: Stanton Community Center Renovation Design Services

NOTICE TO ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING FIRMS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - R. F. P. 21-17STANTON COMMUNITY CENTER RENOVATION DESIGN SERVICESThe Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed proposals for design services until 2:00 p.m.,...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Webinar Recordings for SBA's Paycheck Protection Program

SBA recently held a series of workshops about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). View the recorded workshops for a replay. 

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Bid Posting: Pump Out Boat Operations

NOTICE TO MARINE CONTRACTORS I. F. B. 21-15 PUMP OUT BOAT OPERATIONSThe Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed bids for maritime services until 2:00 p.m., local time, Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Bids must be...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Maryland State Arts Council Emergency Grant Now Open

With the passage of the RELIEF Act of 2021 by the Maryland General Assembly, MSAC will distribute $5 million through its Emergency Grant Program. Created in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, Emergency Grants provide fundi...
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Posted on: February 25, 2021

SBA Prioritizes Smallest of Small Businesses in the Paycheck Protection Program

On Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9 am ET, The Small Business Administration established a 14-day, exclusive PPP loan application period for businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employees. The 14-day exclusive application period will allow lender...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

BGE Energizing Small Business Grants Program

Eligible businesses located in BGE's service area will have three opportunities to apply for grants of up to $20,000. To be eligible, a business must have between two and 25 employees, less than $7 million in annual revenue, a demonstrated need f...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Bid Posting: HVAC Replacement Annapolis Police Headquarters & Pip Moyer Recreation Center

Procurement Announcement

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed bids for HVAC replacement until 2:00 P. M., local time, Tuesday, December 8, 2020.  Bids shall be opened and read aloud in the Central Purchasing Office located at 161 Duk...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund Open

Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Department of Labor have announced additional funding is available beginning Wednesday, October 28th through the successful COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund, which is designed to support small businesses undergoing econo...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Annapolis Business Survey - Fall 2020

Annapolis Economic Development is conducting a survey to profile the state of the business community in the city. This information will help to inform our existing and future initiatives. Please take a few minutes to fill-out the brief questions.

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Join "Access to Capital" – A three part webinars series presented by Maryland SBDC

Maryland underserved businesses with five or fewer employees and annual sales of less than $100,000 have access to a unique micro lending program offered through Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI). Join these free online webinars to learn...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Press Release: Downtown Annapolis Rolling Road Closures on Saturday for 1000 Men March

PRESS RELEASEMayor Gavin Buckley

Public Information Office160 Duke of Gloucester StreetAnnapolis, Maryland 21401

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:      Media Contact: Mitchelle Stephenson, 410-972-7724 or mwstephenson@annapolis.gov...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Anne Arundel County Retail Business Resiliency Training Series

Join the Maryland Small Business Development Center for a special FREE Retail Business Resiliency training series for retailers impacted by COVID-19.

In these highly interactive sessions – featuring proven strategies retailers around the nation a...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Bid Posting: On-Call Services - Structural Engineering

Procurement Announcement

 

NOTICE TO CONSULTANTS

R. F. Q. 21-04

CITY OF ANNAPOLIS

ON-CALL STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS ENGINEERING SERVICES

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed qualification statements for consulting services until 2:00 p.m., loca...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Reminder: Maryland Commerce COVID Relief Grant for (c)(6) Non-Profits

To support Maryland’s nonprofit 501(c)(6) organizations facing financial impacts from the novel coronavirus, the Maryland Department of Commerce in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) have establi...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Webinar Tomorrow - Maryland’s Work Sharing Program: A Guide for Employers

Thursday, August 13, 10:00 am

Representatives and employers utilizing the program will provide an overview on both employer and employee benefits, requirements, and how to participate. Work Sharing is designed to avoid layoffs by preserving jobs for curren...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

New COVID-19 Emergency Relief Loan Fund - Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority

Governor Hogan recently announced that an additional $50 million was allocated for small businesses in need. Specifically, $5 million is being designated to Maryland Commerce’s MSBDFA – or the Maryland Small Business Development Financ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Tomorrow! Healthcare Virtual Career Fair

You are invited to a Healthcare Virtual Career Fair on July 16, 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Representatives from local businesses that have immediate openings will be on hand to share the type of candidates they are seeking, answer your questions, and explain how to...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Bid Notice: Roadway Supplies

Procurement Announcement

NOTICE TO SUPPLIERS

I. F. B. 21-02

ROADWAY SUPPLIES

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed bids for roadway supplies until 2:00 p.m., local time, Tuesday, July 7, 2020.  Bids shall be publicly opened and read alou...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Bid Posting: Water Treatment Chemicals

Procurement Announcement

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed bids for water treatment chemicals until 2:00 P. M., local time, Thursday, June 25, 2020. Bids shall be opened and read aloud in the Central Purchasing Office located at 161 Duke o...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Maryland SBDC Now Hiring Bilingual Business Consultant

The Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hiring a Bilingual Business Consultant (Spanish). Note: This position is located in Anne Arundel County. 

Position Summary/Purpose of Position: 

The Business Consultant is responsibl...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Potential Downtown Flooding Into Friday Morning

We are resending this announcement. Downtown businesses located on the City Dock should be aware of the possibility of flooding today and prepare accordingly. 

The Annapolis Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is monitoring the approaching heavy ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Resumed

The SBA resumed accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications from participating lenders on Monday, April 27.

The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. S...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Application Opens Tomorrow

On Friday, April 24, the Maryland Department of Labor will launch a new, one-stop unemployment insurance application allowing Marylanders to file claims for all unemployment programs entirely online. 

This includes the Pandemic Unemployment Assist...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Save Small Business Fund: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

The Save Small Business Fund is a grantmaking initiative offering short-term relief for small employers in the United States and its territories. It is an initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Funded by corporate and philanthropic partner...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Maryland Heritage Areas COVID-19 Emergency Operating Grants

Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) is now offering emergency operating grants up to $20,000 for nonprofit organizations that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidelines are available here. Applications will be accepted on a rolling b...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

City of Annapolis #AnnapolisRecycles Short Survey

While spending more time at home, the amount of recycling grows! The City of Annapolis Department of Public Works remains dedicated to providing a healthy environment for you, our neighbors, businesses and schools. By recycling properly, you provide jobs ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

New Tool! Maryland Business Relief Wizard

New tool has officially launched! 

Wondering which programs your business can apply for? There are numerous local and national programs for businesses in need of emergency support, but understanding which options are relevant for your organization...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Check the Status of Your Maryland COVID-19 Loan/Grant

All businesses that have submitted an application for the Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Loan/Grant can now check the status of that application by signing up for a Maryland OneStop account through the Maryland OneStop Portal.

Please be ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

MSAC Opens Emergency Grants for Arts Organizations and Independent Artists

In response to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) has created special grant opportunities that provide emergency funding to arts organizations and artists in Maryland as they adjust to losses sustained because of progr...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Additional SBA/SBDC Support for Small Business Relief Resources

The Maryland SBDC now has a dedicated COVID-19 SB Resources Webinar Page to help guide you through the new SBA financial resources for businesses affected by COVID-19. All of their webinars will be posted on this page.    &n...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

SBDC Webinar: New Financial Resources for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

The Maryland Small Business Development Center (MDSBDC) is hosting two upcoming trainings about provisions in the CARE Act that can help business.

Join SBDC Counselors as they discuss details about new emergency relief programs from the US Small Business A...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

EEOC Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws Webinar

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will publicly post a prerecorded online webinar addressing questions arising under any of the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and the COVID-19 pandemic to its website www.eeoc.gov on Friday...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

SBDC Webinar: COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds Resources for Small Businesses

3/24/2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT) Open - 499 places remaining 3/24/2020 1:00 PM (EDT) No Fee 

Join SBDC Counselors as we discuss details about new emergency relief programs from the US Small Business Adm...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Governor Hogan's Executive Order to Close Non-Essential Businesses

As of March 23, Governor Hogan has ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses, including all establishments and facilities that are not part of the critical infrastructure sectors identified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. See Homela...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Mayor Buckley's Curbside Chat - Forest Drive

Mayor Gavin Buckley and the City’s Emergency Management and Economic Development staff visited the Forest Drive business community to give a Curbside Chat and share important COVID-19 resources and information.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Annapolis Businesses Now Eligible For SBA's Federal Disaster Loans

Maryland’s Economic Injury Declaration Request has been approved by the SBA.

Businesses in the City of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County are now authorized to apply for the SBA’s Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Mayor Buckley's Curbside Chat - West Annapolis and Downtown Annapolis

Mayor Gavin Buckley and the City’s Emergency Management and Economic Development staff visited West Annapolis and Downtown Annapolis to give a Curbside Chat to our business community and share important COVID-19 resources and information.

Watch t...

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