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Wells Fargo “Open for Business” Grant – Apply Now

Helping entrepreneurs stay ‘Open for Business’ grant https://stories.wf.com/helping-entrepreneurs-stay-open-for-business Who can apply for the Open for Business Fund? Nonprofits who serve businesses owned by racially and ethnically underrepresented individuals. Nonprofits that focus on lending to these businesses are eligible for the initial grant cycle. Where do they apply? www.wellsfargo.com/about/corporate-responsibility/community-giving

Community Development Network of Maryland is Hiring!

 Join our team! Position: CDN Baltimore City Organizer The Baltimore Organizer will work alongside the Executive Director to lead our work in Baltimore city. CDN is seeking an individual with experience in community organizing, community development, planning, real estate development and/or health. Here is the job description and announcement.  Application Materials are due July 20, 2020.

COVID-19 Signage for Businesses

Lisa Laschalt and the Charles County Health Department developed the attached COVID-19 Guideline Signage for use by Charles County Businesses. Please use at your own businesses and share with your colleagues and friends. Attached for your convenience, are 3 sizes to suit your needs – letter, legal, and magazine size. COVID signage- letter size COVID

Maryland Business Express: We’re Here to Help File Annual Reports & Personal Property Tax Returns

As you know, the 2020 deadline to submit Annual Reports and Personal Property Tax Returns has been extended until July 15, 2020. To avoid the paper backlog, Governor Hogan and the Maryland Department of Assessments & Taxation are encouraging customers to complete transactions online. Government offices statewide remain closed to combat the spread of COVID-19

USDA to Provide $1 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Rural Businesses and Ag Producer

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 22, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the Department is making available up to $1 billion in loan guarantees to help rural businesses meet their working capital needs during the coronavirus pandemic. Additionally, agricultural producers that are not eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency loans may receive

MARBIDCO: Pandemic Adjustment Funding Now Available

Governor Hogan Announces Pandemic Adjustment   Funding for Agricultural, Forestry, and Seafood Businesses Governor Larry Hogan announced that the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation (MARBIDCO) will receive $2.2 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds to help Maryland agricultural, forestry, and seafood businesses make operational adjustments caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. MARBIDCO will be using half