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’ […]

Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: STEM Festival Tonight 7pm

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) make up an increasing percentage of occupations, with an estimated 800,000 new STEM jobs expected over the next ten years. These jobs range from computer programmers to architects, cartographers to astronomers, manufacturing technicians to agricultural engineers. Nearly all STEM occupations have wages above the national average.   Unfortunately, Hispanics continue to be […]