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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Western Maryland Consortium's Re-Employment Grant

The Western Maryland Consortium announces their Re-employment Grant to help offset the cost of new hires.
  • Up to $25,000 per business
  • Amount is determined based on the amount of employees hired and their starting pay rate
  • Employer must be located in ...
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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Online Sales and Telework Opportunities Grant Program

The Department of Business Development announces applications for the Online Sales and Telework Opportunities Grant Program has been reopened. This grant program is intended to assist businesses in setting up an online sales framework and offer employees ...
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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Sample Application Live

Project Restore will provide two grant opportunities for businesses that plan on opening or expanding into previously vacant spaces:
  1. Rental Assistance Grant: up to $30,000 for 1 year for qualified small businesses 
  2. Busine...
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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Notice of Funding Availability: Project Restore

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is administering $25 million to provide financial support to Maryland’s new or expanding businesses to help incentivize commercial investment in vacant retail and commercial pro...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Opportunity Zone Microgrant Opens Tomorrow!

Department of Commerce

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) through the Neighborhood Business Works (NBW) program is offering up to $500,000 of Opportunity Zone Microgrant ranging from $25,000 to $100,000 to businesses that are expanding ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Four RELIEF Act Grant Programs are Now Open!

Washco Relief Grant

Applications for the four RELIEF Act grant programs in Washington County, Maryland are now open. Businesses can apply via the online portal under the Economic Recovery section at www.washcorises.net

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

SBA Now Accepting Applications for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application Portal Opens Friday!

The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-relate...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Four New Grant Programs Announced by Washington County!

Together We Rise

The Washington County Department of Business Development announces a new round of funding programs being offered in Washington County, Maryland. On April 20, 2021, the Board of County Commissioners approved $1.3 million in funding from the State ...
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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Maryland Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Business Account COVID-19 RELIEF Program

Through bipartisan legislation, the State of Maryland has established the Maryland Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Business Account COVID-19 RELIEF Program with $10 million in state Relief Act funding. 

 

The Relief Act funds will be dist...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Maryland Small Business COVID-19 RELIEF Grant Program

To continue their support of providing assistance to small businesses who have suffered financial hardships during COVID-19, the Maryland Department of Commerce has received $10 million from the State of Maryland to administer the Maryland Small ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Virtual Roundtable with U.S. Senator Ben Cardin

Please join U.S. Senator Ben Cardin for a virtual roundtable to discuss Provisions in the American Rescue Plan with small business owners and economic development leaders from Garrett, Allegany, Washington, Frederick, and Carroll Counties.

Friday,...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

“At Your Side” Small Business Grant Program

Brother International and Main Street America have teamed up to make the “At Your Side” Small Business Grant Program to provide funding to brick-and-mortar small businesses in designated Main Street districts as they work to adapt to COVID-19 and prepare ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Direct Relief for Restaurants and Hotel and Lodging Grant

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Direct Relief for Restaurants Grant
The Direct Relief for Restaurants Grant program will award a total of $811,338 in individual grants up to a maximum of $20,000 each. This grant program is designed to assist local restaurants with operating expenses such...
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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Attention Restaurants! Restaurant Relief Grant opens November 4

Attention Restaurants!

Online Application: www.washcorises.net (Application Live 8 am on 11/4/20)

 

The Rise Up Restaurant Relief Program will go live 8am (tomorrow) Wednesday, November 4, 2020, administered by Washington County.

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Funding Notice: Grants Up to $2,500 for Restaurants and Bars

The Maryland Restaurant Relief Fund is offering up to $2,500 in grants to qualifying Maryland-based restaurants and bars in need of assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund is organized by OLD BAY and McCormick For Chefs and the COREcares Foundat...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Main Street Business Stabilization Grant

A new COVID-19 business assistance grant application will go live 8am (tomorrow) Thursday, January 28, 2021

  • The Main Street Hagerstown Business Stabilization Grant Program provides grants up to $5,000 for businesses located in the downtown Main ...
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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Western Maryland Retail Business Resiliency Training Series

SBDC 2021 Western MD Retail Series

Join for a special six-part Retail Resiliency training series led by veteran retail business strategist Marc Willson on Wednesday mornings, from 1/20/21 to 2/24/21. This engaging series will help retailers impacted by COVID-19 plan for what’s next. In the...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Manning Media and WARK Radio's Conquer COVID Grant

Manning Media, Inc. and WARK Radio are proud to offer a special Grant Program to local small and medium sized businesses located in Hagerstown and Washington County, MD.  Their Conquer COVID Grant program will provide up to 50 local businesses wi...
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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Traffic Advisory: Gingerbread Dash

2021 Gingerbread Run Nov 29

On Sunday, December 5th, the Gingerbread Dash 5K event will be held on streets in the downtown area.  The race route will be a loop that includes Lee Street, S. Mulberry Street, S. Potomac Street, W. Memorial Blvd. and Summit Avenue (see attached...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

FY23 Sponsorship Applications Available Now

The City of Hagerstown announces that the sponsorship application for events taking place between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023 is now available.  Applications can be obtained via download from the City’s website at https://ww...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

2021 City Park Lighting December 3

City Park Lighing 12.6.19

On Friday, December 3, beginning at 6:30pm, Hagerstown Parks & Rec presents the annual City Park Lighting, live on Facebook, at ‘Hagerstown Parks and Recreation.’  

 

This year’s virtual Live Stream progra...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Donations Being Sought & Accepted for Holiday Ham Drive

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In an effort to ensure that needy families will be able to enjoy a holiday dinner this year, the City of Hagerstown Parks & Recreation Division is teaming up with other City departments, staff, and organizations in the community to head up a Holiday H...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Traffic Advisory: Wesel Blvd

Wesel Blvd Traffic Advisory

Plans to resume the reconstruction of Wesel Blvd. on Monday, March 8th

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

 

C. William Hetzer, Inc. plans to resume the reconstruction of Wesel Blvd. on Monday, March 8th.  The next section of work will be between Noland Company and the City Limits just west of Chick-Fil-A.  This work w...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Wesel Boulevard Reopening

Traffic Advisory Wesel Nov 25

Road reopened to traffic through the rest of construction.

The City is pleased to announce that Wesel Blvd. will be reopened to through traffic by Wednesday, November 25th. A portion of the roadway has been closed to traffic since September 21st to allow the contractor (C. William Hetzer, Inc.) to more quickly an...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Traffic Advisory: Gingerbread Dash

2021 Gingerbread Run Nov 29

On Sunday, December 5th, the Gingerbread Dash 5K event will be held on streets in the downtown area.  The race route will be a loop that includes Lee Street, S. Mulberry Street, S. Potomac Street, W. Memorial Blvd. and Summit Avenue (see attached...

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