Grant & Loan Opportunities

GRANTS Amber Grant – Open to all female entrepreneurs age 18 and up living in the United States or Canada and who pay a $15 application fee.  The Amber Grant awards $10,000 to a woman-owned business every month. At the end of the year, one of the 12 monthly qualification winners wins another grant for $25,000.  […]

Participate in the Local Business Disparity Study – Online Sessions

Additional Virtual Public Hearings Scheduled for Local Businesses to Participate in Disparity Study In collaboration with the Economic Development Department, Charles County Government has contracted Griffin & Strong, P.C. to conduct a Comprehensive Disparity Study to evaluate and make recommendations for procurement policies and practices. The Study will also independently assess Minority Business Enterprise businesses’ […]

Business Health Survey

Support Current & Future Businesses – Complete the HHS FBLA/CCMBA Business Health Survey  Huntingtown High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and Calvert County Minority Business Alliance (CCMBA) Partnership Business Health Survey – We appreciate your assistance in helping the HHS FBLA to assess the business climate and help provide recommendations for business growth. […]

SMMCOC’s President and CEO Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

President and CEO of SMMCOC, Doris Cammack-Spencer has received her COVID-19 vaccine. Doris states, “Once the vaccine becomes widely available, I encourage everyone to receive it.” Cases in Maryland and around the world continue to reach record highs. The virus continues to disproportionately affect African Americans and other minority groups. Although studies show that many […]