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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]