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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

TEDCO Accepting Applications for Technology Funding Programs
The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) continues to accept applications in several funding programs for technology startups.
SBA Veterans Small Business Advisory Committees to Host Virtual Public Meetings on December 1st, 2nd
The IATF and ACVBA committees will update the public on progress made towards supporting the veteran small business community. Questions are to be submitted by November 30th.
Western Maryland Consortium Announces New Re-Employment Grant
The Western MD Consortium has one-time grant awards available to Western Maryland businesses to supplement the wages of new hires. New hires MUST be Western MD residents and currently unemployed.
National Veterans Small Business Week is November 1-5, 2021
The SBA and its extensive partner network will celebrate the strength and resilience of the veteran business community by sharing information and hosting events across the country.
SBA Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Join the SBA on October 28 from 1-2 PM. for an online panel discussion with disabled-owned small businesses as they share their stories of how SBA economic aid helped them pivot during the pandemic.
SBA Baltimore Schedules Virtual Q&A Sessions
Join the SBA Baltimore each day for a virtual 'office hour' to speak with SBA staff and learn how SBA's programs can help your business.
September is National Preparedness Month
National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family, community, and business disaster planning now and throughout the year.
SBA's Office of Women's Business Ownership to Host 'Accessing Capital for Women Entrepreneurs'
This free event will be held September 14th. Discussions will include the unique challenges and areas of opportunity faced by women business owners seeking access to capital.
MEMA's Private Sector Integration Program
The PSIP provides valuable information to the private sector through the website and a (currently) bi-weekly newsletter packed with information and resources.
Comptroller Franchot Extends Tax Relief to Businesses Statewide in Wake of Tornadoes, Flash Floods
The extended due dates for a variety of tax and motor fuel payments for businesses and emergency responders now applies statewide.
SBA's Interagency Task Force to Host Virtual Public Meetings for Veteran Entrepreneurs on September 1st and 2nd
These briefings will provide information on a variety of topics, including SBA programs for Veteran small business owners, DoD's small business programs, access to capital, and more.
SBA Grants for Global Expansion
Interested in growing your global market? Join SBA's Office of International Trade on September 9th for a brief conversation about the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program
Applicants selected for the education program will receive a world-class business education and connections to a professional support network at no cost.
Project Restore Accepting Applications in Early September
Businesses opening or expanding into vacant retail and commercial properties in Maryland may be eligible for Project Restore grants from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
National Small Business Week Virtual Summit: September 13th-15th
Join the SBA on September 13th-15th, 2021 for the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit to learn new business strategies, meet other business owners, and chat with industry experts.