To support community businesses that have suffered as a result of the pandemic, Executive Gardner announced $4.3 million in aid through four new grant programs.
- Small Business grants totaling $2.9 million. Applications will be accepted between June 17 and June 25. To qualify, a for-profit businesses that has up to 50 employees; have been in operation prior to Oct. 1, 2020; have a physical location in Frederick County; and be in good standing with both the State and County.
Instructions to Apply
Small Business Grants FAQ Document
Small Business Grants Program Overview
Applications will be available at https://ww3.frederickcountymd.gov/EconomicDevelopmentGrants on the open date. Questions about any of the grant programs can be directed to the County’s Office of Economic Development at OED@FrederickCountyMD.gov.
For more information on funding please visit http://www.discoverfrederickmd.com/covid-19_financial_assistance.
- Agriculture Technology grants totaling $21,000. Application is by invitation only.
- Hospitality and Bed and Breakfast Providers grants totaling $398,873. Applications will be accepted between April 30 and May 7.
- Food and Beverage Provider grants totaling $877,322. Applications will be open 7:00 am May 20,2021 and will close 3:00 pm on May 26, 2021. FAQ Document