This fund is designed to help support those who have been shut out of government loans or other funding during the Covid-19 pandemic. Grants of $500-$1,000 will be given to mom-owned businesses in all industries, and applications will be accepted beginning May 18, 2020.
Opportunity Fund is committed to supporting existing and new small business customers who are financially struggling amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. If you are a small business owner whose business has been impacted, please contact us directly so that we may better serve you.
The Baltimore Artist Emergency Relief Fund is a coalition-led initiative designed to provide direct assistance to Baltimore-based artists and creative entrepreneurs who have lost income due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Artists and arts organizations are critical to Baltimore's culture and economy and have been significantly impacted by the rapidly evolving Coronavirus pandemic. In response, the Bromo Arts and Entertainment District will assist artists from varying creative industries with financial support. The Bromo Artist Relief Fund is specifically for artists whose place of business and/or home is located within the geography of the Bromo District.
Thanks to a $2.5 million investment from Verizon, we are offering grants to help small businesses fill urgent financial gaps until they can resume normal operations or until other more permanent financing becomes available.
The Small Business Relief Fund will provide one-time, $500 matching grants to qualifying small businesses that start a campaign, use hashtag #SmallBusinessRelief in the campaign description, and raise at least $500.
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The grant intends to show the power of small/black-owned businesses to help communities, while also hoping to minimize the financial disruptions that many are experiencing from the current global crisis.
The City of Baltimore announced a partnership with Goldman Sachs and Lendistry to provide $10 million in potentially forgivable SBA Paycheck Protection Program loans to help vulnerable Baltimore City small businesses, including non-profit organizations, weather the economic impact of COVID-19. This program is made possible through the federal government’s C.A.R.E.S. Act and Goldman Sachs’ Small Business Stimulus Package. This fund targets underserved businesses, including those which do not currently have a relationship with a traditional bank.
(Opens May 4) GlobalGiving will be overseeing the fund, making 1,000 grants of $5,000 each to female entrepreneurs in the U.S. to help alleviate the immediate needs and support the long-term recovery of those impacted by this crisis.
If you have an existing brick & mortar business that has been negatively effected by the COVID-19 outbreak and you launch a capital raise on Mainvest, you may be eligible to receive a $2,000 zero-interest loan immediately*.
The MSAC Online Resource Bulletin, maintained by the Maryland Art Place, includes regional, national, and international exhibition opportunities, grants, fellowships, residencies, and information on available studio spaces in the area.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, we want you to know that we are listening and are here to support you. Please take a moment to fill out our brief survey so that we can best address your urgent needs.
We have compiled a list of those resources and efforts: COVID-19: Artist & Freelancers Resource List, as well as state, regional and national resources that may be of use to artists and freelancers in Baltimore
Bookmark this page for up-to-date information for nonprofits to address all aspects of the crisis on their own organizations, staff and volunteers, meeting the needs of their communities, and adapting day to day.
CBP has assembled a group of volunteers versed in business underwriting who can assist in completing any of the above loan applications. If you need assistance, contact Jack Danna at firstname.lastname@example.org
Created with the small business owner in mind, the state’s Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) fund uses proceeds from video lottery terminals (slots) to assist small, minority, and women owned businesses located in targeted areas surrounding six Maryland casinos
The Warnock Foundation established this emergency fund for all previous fellows who are working in emergency mode to ensure our communities have the basic necessities and services during this trying time. Former fellows can access up to $500 in emergency funds
The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now.
The Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship’s Loyola Crisis Navigators is a volunteer team we’ve brought together to advise you in these uncertain times. Sign up below for virtual consultations with our trained business experts, who can suggest innovative pivots to your operating model, provide counsel in decision-making, as well as explore additional resources, including new emergency loan and grant options.
The Maryland Artist Registry showcases the immense breadth of creative talent within our state. We invite all Maryland artists to join the Maryland Artist Registry. Artists who sell their art online should opt-in to the Maryland Artists Marketplace, a public platform for local art buying.
The Baker Artist Portfolios were created to support artists and promote Greater Baltimore as a strong creative community. The online portfolios are open to artists working in all disciplines who live and work in Baltimore City and its five surrounding counties.
We know many small businesses have questions about implications in the workplace and funding options to help bolster their businesses during this difficult time. We are compiling relevant tips and resources and information on new funding opportunities and policy developments that we are sharing on our website and through online presentations.
As our city reckons with the short-term impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and anticipates additional long-term effects, we at Made In Baltimore are focused on responding to the needs of small businesses that will undoubtedly face challenges due to the economic slowdown.
The following document provides an overview of 10 key provisions under the CARES Act which provides hundreds of billions of dollars that will be administered by various government agencies to help stabilize the US economy over the coming weeks and months
the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) has created special grant opportunities that provide emergency funding to arts organizations and artists in Maryland as they adjust to losses sustained because of programming, operations, and events that have been modified or cancelled.
Neighborhood BusinessWorks loan program provides flexible financing to new or expanding small businesses and nonprofit organizations in Sustainable Communities and Priority Funding Areas throughout the state
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners in all U.S. states, Washington D.C., and territories are eligible to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000.
Today, we’re announcing $25 million in relief, primarily focused on supporting independent local restaurant and nightlife businesses, in the form of waived advertising fees, and free advertising, products and services, during this period.