The City of Hagerstown, Department of Community and Economic Development is soliciting grant applications from for-profit businesses on a rolling basis until allocated program funds have been distributed into the City Center Mixed-Use (CC-MU) zone (a zone map is attached to this application for your reference). The grants will be used by businesses in the CC-MU to increase business efficiency and give businesses a competitive advantage. Examples of eligible uses are to purchase new computer software or hardware, new office machines or training to learn new software or marketing strategies. Ineligible uses of this grant money include general operating expenses, utility bill payments or loan payments. The maximum amount of any one grant will be $500.