New Short Comprehensive Plan Survey and Surveys in Spanish
The Department of Planning and Zoning is releasing a new shorter survey to capture your general priorities for the Comprehensive Plan update. Right now there is only an English version, but a Spanish version will be released in the near future. The previously released Redevelopment and Mobility surveys are now also in Spanish for those of you more comfortable in Spanish.
BGE Energizing Small Business Grants
BGE is pledging $15 million to assist small businesses with COVID-19 relief and recovery. In Jan. 2021, eligible businesses will be able to apply for BGE Energizing Small Business Grants of up to $20,000. Program details will be announced on BGE's website when the program opens in January 2021.
Maryland Department of Natural Resources CARES Act Relief 2020
CARES Act funding is available through the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
for coastal and marine fishery businesses who have been negatively affected by COVID–19. The application portal is open until February 28, 2021 at 5:00 pm.
Marine Trade Business Employee Training Funds
The EARN Grant offered through the Marine Trades Association of Maryland
(MTAM) provides funding for training incumbent workers. The goal is to train your current workers so that you have room for young trainees at the start of their career. Various awards available up to 50% of training cost.
Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce 2021 State Legislative Preview Webinar
The Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will kickoff the 2021 session of the General Assembly with a virtual Legislative Preview event
on Monday, January 11th from 12 pm to 1:30 pm. There will be a panel of State Senators and Delegates to share their views about the upcoming legislation session. The Legislative Preview is free to Chamber members and only $10 for non-members.
TEDCO Funding Opportunities Available
TEDCO invests in and partners with entrepreneurs to build outstanding businesses that last. Explore some of their investment funding opportunities
including the Builder Fund, the Seed Fund, the Venture Fund, and the Tech Transfer Fund.