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. […]
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. […]
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 […]
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Please join us on Wednesday, November 18th from 2:15pm – 3:15pm, as we host “A Conversation with Tom Barkin – President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond” webinar. Topics will include a discussion of the economy, recent Federal actions, prospects of recovery, and a Q&A session. To get your questions on the […]
Message from Special Secretary Rhee Appreciative Audiences Prevail “Pivot” is the trendy word being used to identify how entrepreneurs are adapting to the business environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Back in March, I did not think I would adapt to a world ruled by social distancing, but I was wrong. I have settled into the new […]
Join us this week as we celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week. We will be showcasing our nation’s military and veteran-owned businesses all week long. This year’s theme is #VetBiz Resources in Your Local Community which highlights the breadth of free to low-cost entrepreneurial resources that veteran and military entrepreneurs can access right in their […]
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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 […]