Maryland Department of Commerce Update

Opportunity Zone Microgrant – The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) through the Neighborhood Business Works (NBW) program is offering up to $500,000 of ranging from $25,000 to $100,000 to businesses that are expanding within an opportunity zone in Maryland. Applications will be accepted online starting May 25th, 2021, 12PM EST. Please check back to DHCD’s website periodically for additional updates. The application round is projected to close on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 12PM EST

Maryland’s 75 Federal Research Labs: An overview to help you identify partnership opportunities for your business – Friday, June 4, 2021, 8:30a.m. 75 government research laboratories –Maryland has twice as many as any other state. This presents an enormous opportunity for entrepreneurs to leverage the resources of the federal government and the surrounding science and technology infrastructure of the state. Register here:

Maryland Department of Commerce

Steve Wall
Regional Manager
Southern MD
Department of Commerce
15045 Burnt Store Road,
PO Box 550
Hughesville, MD 20637
(301) 274-9138 (O)
(301) 643-6627 (M)