Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

March 2023

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.