Year of the Woman: Virtual Roundtable Saturday Oct 17th

Saturday’s Agenda Opening and Welcome  – Wynne Briscoe Words of Encouragement – Wynne Briscoe Staff Introduction – Wynne Briscoe Messages of Inspiration/Encouragement/Guidance – Panelists Q & A – All Wrap up Click here to Register Please Note We ask that you log in by 1:45pm. You will be called upon in alphabetical order by last […]

Updates from the SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars. Learn more Celebrating […]

Economic Development Week

Mark your calendars for Economic Development Week 2020! Join MEDA October 19-23, 2020 in recognizing the dedicated work of economic developers and heralding the significant projects that have made Maryland a great place. This week will serve as a kickoff to Economic Development Week – 2020 Edition.   Are you planning a virtual, hybrid or […]

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 […]