Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

March 2023

DJS Hosting Allegany-Garrett Career Expo
Maryland's Dept. of Juvenile Services will conduct interviews for the position of DJS Resident Advisor Trainee, an entry-level career opportunity, on Friday, April 14, 2023, from 9 AM to 3 PM.
2023 Garrett County Job Fair Set for May 2nd
The Job Fair will be held May 2, 2023, from 1 - 6 PM in the Heritage Hall on the Garrett County Fairgrounds, 270 Mosser Road, McHenry, and is designed to connect employers with job seekers.
Maryland Value-Added Producer Matching Grants Now Available From MARBIDCO
This grant opportunity is in conjunction with the USDA Value-Added Producer Grant Program. Grant funds must be used for planning or working capital purposes in line with USDA regulations.
New Business Brings Jobs and Economic Growth to County
RSBT is located in the McHenry Business Park and is expected to create over 100 new jobs in the next 5 years, providing opportunities for residents to gain new skills and earn a great wage.
All Earth Eco Tours Presented With 30th Anniversary Proclamation
Founded in 1993 by the late Crede Calhoun and his wife, Carol, All Earth Eco Tours has helped Garrett County citizens and visitors explore, cherish, capture, and share the beauty of Garrett County.
MSAC Now Accepting 2023-2024 Folklife Apprenticeship Applications
Folklife Apprenticeships are $5,000 each and support traditional arts education through the teaching of skills from one master artist to one apprentice artist.
Economic Development Strategic Plan in Process
The three key focus areas of the plan are: (1) Workforce Development; (2) Affordable Workforce Housing; and (3) Strengthening the County's Economic Base.
“George Fund” to Support New Local Jobs and Economic Development
The Board solicited applications and has been evaluating the projects that could make the most substantial economic impact, bring significant employment opportunities, and/or increase the tax base.
TEDCO Offers Support for Maryland Entrepreneurs Impacted by SVB
TEDCO serves as a source of strength and support for MD’s life science and tech start-ups, and is working closely with the MD innovation ecosystem and the businesses and individuals it serves.
Maryland State Arts Council Now Accepting Grants for Artists Applications
The purpose of the Grants for Artists Program is to contribute to the sustainability of artists’ livelihoods by providing funds that support working or living expenses.
Maryland State Arts Council Emergency Grants
Maryland independent artists who have experienced a loss of income due to an emergency occurring after January 1, 2022 that impacts his or her work are encouraged to apply.
American Job Centers Offering Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in March
Registration is required in advance. Participants have several options to log in via computer, with or without a camera/microphone, as well as tune in via smartphone.