Consumer Alert: Utility Shut-Off Notices

Utility Shut-Off Notices Begin Again: What To Do if You Receive One As of October 1, 2020, utility companies in Maryland may once again started sending utility shut-off notices to consumers. However, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has prohibited residential utility shut-offs, including gas, water, and electric services, from occurring until at least November […]

Hello Alice Newsletter: Grants, Project Management Guide, and More

The Memo: Weekly Newsletter from Hello Alice. Some of the featured content from this week’s Hello Alice include: Mastering Project Management Guide NAACP and Hello Alice Partnership Information $25k NAACP Powershift Grant $10K Grant: BeyGOOD Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund $10K Grant: KKR Small Business Builders Round 1 Deadline Please click here to view the […]

Updates from the Economic Development Advisory Board

Nonprofits Reminder – The Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program expanded from offering loans to businesses to also accepting loan applications to assist nonprofits experiencing cash flow problems due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Main Street Lending Program is designed to help credit flow to small-and medium-sized … nonprofit organizations that were in sound financial condition […]

NIH to Assess and Expand COVID-19 Testing for Under-served Communities

The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly $234 million to improve COVID-19 testing for under-served and vulnerable populations. A part of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative, the RADx Under-served Populations (RADx-UP) program will support 32 institutions across the United States and will focus on populations disproportionately affected by the pandemic. These groups […]

CDN Community Development Week Sept. 30 – Oct 8th

October 1   TIME: 1:00 – 2:00 PM Opportunity Zone Housing Welcome to Ox Fibre Apartments! This new development will bring 83 new apartments to Frederick, MD. Layering Opportunity Zones equity with state Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (Housing Credits), federal Historic Tax Credits (HTC), and additional sources of debt allowed the developer to bring a 19th […]