Maryland Offers COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Funds for Small Businesses

The State of Maryland is offering two emergency funding programs for small businesses that have been affected by COVID-19. Emergency Relief Loan Funds The first program is an emergency relief loan fund offering loans up to $50,000, or three months of cash operating expenses, whichever is lower. Loan proceeds may be used for working capital…

Maryland Small Businesses Now Eligible for SBA’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disaster Relief Lending Program

Yesterday, the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) announced that small businesses in Maryland are now eligible to apply for the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides long-term, low-interest, working-capital loans of up to $2 million for “small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result…

Help Main Street Survive Social Distancing!

Social distancing is hitting our small businesses hard, and the last thing old Ellicott City needs is another smack by Mother Nature. But fear not — you can support your favorite Main Street business by buying gift certificates now to be redeemed later, or by shopping on line from the safety of your home. Here’s…