Resources for artists & small businesses
The federal Paycheck Protection Program began accepting applications again on January 11, 2021.
Maryland Capital Enterprises and Wells Fargo Covid-19 Relief Small Business Grant
Maryland Capital Enterprises has received $200,000 from Wells Fargo Bank to make 50 discretionary grants of $5,000 each to small businesses located on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Anne Arundel County that have been negatively impacted by Covid-19.
Maryland’s COVID-19 Business Response
On January 13, 2021, the first day of the 2021 Legislative Session, Governor Hogan introduced emergency legislation to provide additional support to most severely impacted Marylanders and businesses. Updates on this legislation, the RELIEF Act of 2021, will be provided when available.
Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund
NOTE: As of October 22, Governor Hogan has announced a new $250 million relief package for businesses throughout Maryland. While additional funding has been allocated to the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund, we are not accepting new grant applications and will continue to distribute funds on a first-come, first-served basis based on the applications we have already received.
US Small Business Administration
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources