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Established Ventures

What makes a venture established? Established ventures have solid traction and an established user base, a developed team, and are actively delivering their products or services. If it's a for-profit venture, the established stage is when you have revenue coming in.
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Baltimore Entrepreneurs and Changemakers Meetup
Join this group if you're an entrepreneur, an aspiring entrepreneur, or business professional looking to establish new relationships and business opportunities.
Startups
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Group
Meetups
Monthly
Idea
Early
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Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Event
CrabTrap Competition
BioHealth companies are encouraged to apply to the 2020 BioHealth Capital Region CrabTrap competition. The winner will receive $10,000 and recognition as the early stage biotech company in the BioHealth Capital Region with the most commercial potential.
Startups
Early
Established
Event
Pitch Competition
Grants
Early
Established
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Biotech
Medical Devices
Healthcare
Startups
Accelerator
0-100 Accelerator Program
The Small Business Resource Center and M&T Bank are partnering to offer a range of support services and resources for Baltimore businesses. Accepted applicants will be enrolled in a 10 week-long program that offers mentorship and access to capital and investment.
Startups
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Accelerator
Paid Program
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Female Founders
Founders of Color
small-business-resource-center-sbrc; m-t-bank
Incubator
10,000 Small Businesses
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to education, financial capital and
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Incubator
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
Education/Workshops
Loans
Debt Capital
johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Accelerator
8(a) Accelerator Program
The 8(a) Accelerator is a six-week initiative developed in collaboration with the U. S. Small. Business Administration (SBA) to give 8(a) companies the edge they need to win more government contracts.
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Accelerator
Paid Program
Cohort Based
Idea
Early
Established
Law and Policy
Government
Small Businesses
For-profit
Education/Workshops
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Funding
A-Level Capital
A-Level Capital provides seed funding for startups founded by JHU students and young alumni.
Startups
Early
Established
Funding
Equity
Venture Capital
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Alumni
Students
Faculty
University-affiliated
Education/Workshops
johns-hopkins-university-jhu; a-level-capital
Funding
ABL Fund
The ABL Fund is a viable non-bank alternative source of financing ready and able to assist small businesses in Anne Arundel County.
Small Businesses
Early
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Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
SBA Loans
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
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Funding
Aaron Straus and Lillie Straus Foundation Grants
Aaron and Lillie Straus' clearly focused philanthropic vision, to give children protection, education, and opportunity, continues today in a contemporary context. With the Foundation's long term support of critical policies and programs, fragile fami...
Nonprofits
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Funding
Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Cash Loan
Early
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Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Education
Education K-12
Education: Early Childhood
Jewish Life
Nonprofits
Endowments
Individuals
Aaron Straus and Lillie Straus Foundation
Funding
Abell Direct Investments
The Foundation's portfolio includes direct investments in highly innovative companies that promote important social objectives, create jobs, and are located in, or agree to relocate to, Baltimore City
Startups
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Mature
Funding
Equity
Venture Capital
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Social Impact
Sustainability
Technology
Startups
Foundations
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Funding
Abell Foundation Large Grants
The Foundation awards grants to organizations (never individuals) working to improve the quality of life in Maryland, with a focus on Baltimore City....
Nonprofits
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Mature
Funding
Grants
Capital Campaigns
Program Related Investments (PRI)
Project/Program
Research
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Law and Policy
Arts and Media
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Community/Neighborhood Development
Public safety/violence prevention
Education
Employment/Workforce/Jobs
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Abell Foundation
Funding
Abell Grant Funding
The Foundation awards three types of grants:seed funding for start-ups and demonstration programs aimed at finding innovative solutions to recalcitrant problems; support for ongoing projects that prov
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Mature
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Social Impact
Sustainability
Economic Development
Technology
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
abell-foundation
Incubator
Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
At UMD, we cultivate a campus of fearless innovators to reframe and disrupt the norm to bring about change. By empowering students to reimagine the landscape, not blend in, we prepare them to solve th
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Incubator
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Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
Education/Workshops
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Incubator
Accelerate Your Dent
ACCELERATE YOUR DENT is our business incubator for advanced students with existing businesses or business ideas looking to grow their startup to the next level. Teams focus on strengthening their busi
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Incubator
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Low Income Founders
Youth-Focused
Education/Workshops
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Event
Aging 2.0 Baltimore Chapter
Founded in 2012 by Stephen Johnston and Katy Fike, Aging2. 0 strives to accelerate innovation to address the biggest challenges and opportunities in aging. Aging2. 0's international, interdisciplinary a
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Event
Meetups
Monthly
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Arts and Media
Life Sciences
Healthcare
Pharma
Agriculture
Digital Health
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Funding
American Trading and Production Corporation Grants
Our mission at Atapco Properties is to create environments that promote success by delivering and managing high quality real estate projects that provide exceptional value to our customers, stakeholders and the community at large....
Nonprofits
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Funding
Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
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Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Youth and Education
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Education
Literacy
Nonprofits
Endowments
Religious Organizations
Individuals
Lobbying/Advocacy
Event
Anchor Ventures
Anchor Ventures is a speaker series aimed at inspiring and supporting the development of startups and other technology companies across Maryland. It is based on the Venture Cafe model that started in
Startups
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Speaker Series
Monthly
Showcases
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Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Technology
Startups
Small Businesses
University-affiliated
johns-hopkins-technology-ventures-jhtv; university-system-of-maryland; um-ventures
Funding
Artemis Scholarship Grants
This scholarship is for young women graduating from a Baltimore City public high school with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who wish to attend a two- or four-year college or university. ...
Nonprofits
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Funding
Grants
Scholarships
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Higher Education
Nonprofits
Female Founders
Youth
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
Arthur W. Elder, II Scholarship
Created by the Association of Baltimore City Retired Public School Employees, this scholarship is for students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher graduating from a public high school in Baltimore City who intend to pursue a career in teaching. St...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Scholarships
Early
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Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Higher Education
Nonprofits
Youth
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Mentorship
AthenaPowerlink
ATHENAPowerLink is a nonprofit that provides a business mentoring program designed to increase the growth and profitability of women-owned businesses.
Small Businesses
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Mentorship
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
Female Founders
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Coworking
B-More Kitchen
B-More Kitchen is committed to providing Baltimore's food entrepreneurs with the space and the resources they need to grow their businesses. First and foremost, B-More Kitchen is a powerhouse of a
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Coworking
Early
Established
Government, Defense and Aerospace
Food and Drink
Startups
Small Businesses
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Coworking
B-More Kitchen Coworking
B-More Kitchen is committed to providing Baltimore's food entrepreneurs with the space and the resources they need to grow their businesses.
Small Businesses
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Coworking
Idea
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Food, Drink, and Hospitality
Food and Drink
Small Businesses
B-More Kitchen
Event
B4 Speaker Series
Learn questions every business should ask to survive. Then have one-on-one, micro-meetings with an expert immediately following the panel portion of the program.
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Speaker Series
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Startups
Small Businesses
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Funding
BCF: Community Leadership Grants
Effective community-based leaders are an important part of strong neighborhoods. We will fund programs - citywide or neighborhood-based up to $20,000 in Baltimore City and Baltimore County that support the development of leaders of all ages who are w...
Nonprofits
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Funding
Grants
Individuals
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Business Services and Finance
Community/Economic Development
Leadership/Professional Dev
Economic Development
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
BCF: Early Learning Grants
BCF does this through supporting Judy Centers at both the school and district levels. Judy Centers improve the wellbeing, social-emotional learning, and literacy and numeracy for children ages 0 to 5 and their families by providing both academic and ...
Nonprofits
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Funding
Grants
Research
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Leadership/Professional Dev
Education: Early Childhood
Families & Children
Literacy
Children's and Youth Services
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
BCF: Neighborhood Grants
Our Neighborhood Grants offers different types of small grants to resident-led projects all over Baltimore City and Baltimore County. These grants give residents the resources they need to accomplish a small project, get more people involved, and enc...
Nonprofits
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Funding
Grants
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Law and Policy
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Children's and Youth Services
Environment/Sustainability
Community Development/Neighborhoods
Public safety/violence prevention
Capacity Building
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
BCF: Selected School Communities Grants
We have allocated funds for two geographical areas that bookend a crucial corridor on the Westside of Baltimore City's Howard Park /Forest Park area (Calvin Rodwell Elementary /Middle and Liberty Elementary), Reservoir Hill/Penn North area (Dorothy H...
Nonprofits
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Grants
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Law and Policy
Leadership/Professional Dev
Community/Neighborhood Development
Economic Development
Education
Public safety/violence prevention
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
BCL Commercial Multi-Family Loan Program
The BCL Commercial Multi-Family Loan Program is an exceptional financing opportunity for experienced developers (including non-profits) and individual investors with a vision to rehabilitate specific
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Funding
Debt
Loans
Early
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Community and Social Impact
Construction
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
baltimore-community-lending-bcl
Funding
BCL Commercial Property Mixed Use Loan Program
BCL supports the rehabilitation of property in residential and commercial districts in underserved Baltimore neighborhoods with its financial products. This product provides funding at an attractive r
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
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Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
Early
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Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Community and Social Impact
Construction
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
baltimore-community-lending-bcl
Funding
BCL Guidance Line of Credit (GLOC)
The BCL Guidance Line of Credit is focused on the small to mid-size developer and/or contractor who has a need for a committed source of funding. It supports the activity of a borrower who anticipates
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Mixed
Line of Credit
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Community and Social Impact
Community Development
Construction
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
baltimore-community-lending-bcl
Funding
BCL Subordinate Financing Loan Program
The BCL Subordinate Financing Loan Program is for experienced developers (including non-profits) and individual investors with plans to rehabilitate properties in a single project in low- and moderate
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Community and Social Impact
Community Development
Construction
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
baltimore-community-lending-bcl
Funding
BD Life Science - Diagnostics Grants
Educational grants are considered for training institutions or conference sponsors to support bona fide education programs dedicated to promoting objective scientific and educational activities and discourse. BD does not support educational grant re...
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
General Operating
In-kind donations
Volunteers
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Youth and Education
Community and Social Impact
Education
Health Access and Care
HIV/AIDs
Human Services
Hunger and Nutrition
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Funding
Baker-King Foundation Fund Grants
The Baker-King Foundation was incorporated in 1954 by John T. King, Jr., M.D., a Baltimore physician, and his wife Charlotte Baker King. Generally, the fund has supported non-profits operating in the greater Baltimore metropolitan area....
Nonprofits
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Grants
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Medicine
Education
Children's and Youth Services
Families & Children
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Other
Ballard Spahr BASE CAMP
The legal challenges facing budding business owners are many, consuming both time and much-needed resources. These challenges can be all the more daunting for student entrepreneurs who, in light of ac
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
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Mature
Other
Professional Services
Legal Advice
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
ballard-spahr
Event
Baltimore AI
Baltimore AI is a group of AI enthusiasts that meets weekly in downtown Baltimore. We're on a mission to make Baltimore beautiful, prosperous, and safe using Artificial Intelligence. We meet every w
Idea
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Mature
Event
Meetups
Weekly
Idea
Early
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Mature
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Technology
AI & Data Science
Funding
Baltimore Angels
Baltimore Angels seeks to invest profitably in the regional entrepreneurial ecosystem and advance early stage innovators to the next stage of capital formation. Our vision is to be the most trusted re
Startups
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Funding
Equity
Angel Investment
Venture Capital
Early
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Industry Agnostic
Startups
baltimore-angels
Group
Baltimore Black Entrepreneurs & Startup Founders Meetup
Baltimore Black Entrepreneurs and Startup Founders was created for Black business owners, entrepreneurs and startup founders to be able to come together, connect and network locally in Baltimore, MD. . . .
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Meetups
Idea
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Industry Agnostic
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Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
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Baltimore Black Techies Meetup
Black + Techie = Us. We're HYPED to host Baltimore's first Black coding meet up! Join us every Thursday at Impact Hub Baltimore (10 E North Ave) to learn and code with others. Whether you're an experi
Idea
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Group
Meetups
Idea
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Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Technology
Founders of Color
Other
Baltimore Business Journal
We're pleased to have you visit the online version of the Baltimore Business Journal, where you'll find the latest breaking business news, updated throughout the day, this week's stories from the Balt
Idea
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Other
Media
News
Publication
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Arts and Media
Film & Media
Journalism
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Baltimore Business Lending (BBL)
Baltimore Business Lending, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Baltimore Community Lending, Inc. , is a new small business lending program designed to provide capital to emerging and growing small busin
Startups
Small Businesses
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Debt
Loans
CDFI
Non-Collateralized Loans
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Low Income Founders
Founders of Color
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Funding
Baltimore City COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Initiative
The Baltimore Development Corporation will begin accepting grant applications for the Small Business Assistance Fund starting May 4, 2020, at 10 AM until May 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM
Small Businesses
Early
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Mature
Funding
COVID
Grants
Emergency Funds
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
Baltimore Development Corporation
Funding
Baltimore City Retired Public School Employees Scholarship
Created by the Association of Baltimore City Retired Public School Employees, this scholarship is for students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher graduating from a public high school in Baltimore City who intend to pursue a career in teaching. St...
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
Scholarships
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Higher Education
Nonprofits
Youth
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Other
Baltimore Community Fellows
The OSI-Baltimore's Community Fellowships Program was established in 1998 to assist individuals wishing to apply their education, life experiences, and professional experiences to serve marginalized c
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Fellowships
Cohort Based
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Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
open-society-institute-baltimore
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Baltimore Community Foundation Grants
BCF is a philanthropic foundation created by and for the people of Greater Baltimore, where many donors join together to make the region they love a better place, today and for future generations....
Nonprofits
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Grants
Advocacy
Project/Program
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Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Community/Economic Development
Capacity Building
Education
Nonprofits
Capital Grants
BCF
Other
Baltimore Corps Fellowship Program
Our primary objective at Baltimore Corps is to build equitable talent pipelines into Baltimore's leadership, particularly throughout the social sector. We need more than a generation of leaders whose
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Other
Fellowships
Grants
Talent Acquisition
Idea
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Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Social Impact
Education
Public Health
Workforce Development
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
baltimore-corps
Event
Baltimore Data Day
Baltimore Data Day is an annual workshop to help communities expand their capacity to use technology and data to advance their goals. At the 9th Annual Baltimore Data Day, community leaders, nonprofit
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Conferences
July
Education
Hackathon
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Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Law and Policy
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Government
Civic
AI & Data Science
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
baltimore-neighborhood-indicators-alliance-bnia
Funding
Baltimore Equitable Insurance Foundation Grants
We earn the trust of our policyholders by working hand in hand to provide perpetual stability, protection, and peace of mind....
Nonprofits
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Grants
Early
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Community and Social Impact
Law and Policy
Community/Economic Development
Housing/Homelessness
Public safety/violence prevention
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Baltimore Equitable Insurance Foundation
Other
Baltimore Food Hub
The Baltimore Food Hub is a campus for businesses, food production, and food retail. With this vision, the Baltimore Food Hub brings quality jobs, healthful food, and new life to century-old buildings
Small Businesses
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Other
Places
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Food, Drink, and Hospitality
Food and Drink
Small Businesses
humanin
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Baltimore Innovation Week (BIW)
This annual event series is a unique collaborative effort from industry leaders across seven defined sectors. This is where technology meets science, creatives, students, entrepreneurs, sales
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Conferences
October
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Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Baltimore Main Streets
The Baltimore Main Streets program is an approach to neighborhood revitalization by providing customized support and public resources to each district in order to attract new businesses and new jobs t
Small Businesses
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Other
Professional Services
Grants
Idea
Early
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Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
Location-Based
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Baltimore Metro Business Development Pacesetters
Baltimore Metro Business Development (BMBD) is a Networking group which exists to bring professionals from throughout the region together through Quarterly events. Events typically feature recognized
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Networks
Interest Group
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Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
baltimore-sports-and-life
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Baltimore Micro Loan Fund
The Baltimore Micro Loan Fund provides existing and start-up small businesses with financing for working capital, furniture, fixtures, machinery, and equipment.
Startups
Small Businesses
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Debt
Loans
Microloans
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Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Low Income Founders
baltimore-development-corporation-bdc
Makerspace
Baltimore Node
The Baltimore Node is a member-run maker space or 'hacker space' where people can hack, craft, and make interesting things in a supportive and collaborative environment.
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Makerspace
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Startups
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Member-Only Events
High Speed Internet
Lab Equipment
Lab Space
baltimore-node
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Baltimore Startup Founder 101 Meetup
Startup Founder 101 brings together aspiring and experienced tech entrepreneurs to discuss, meet, and collaborate to build great new startups, and to push the local startup ecosystem forward. This gr
Startups
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Meetups
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Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Technology
Startups
Makerspace
Baltimore Underground Science Space
BUGSS is a public laboratory offering classes, seminars, and lab access so that nullone can safely and affordably investigate the living world
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Makerspace
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Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Life Sciences
Biotech
Technology
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Education/Workshops
Mentorship
Member-Only Events
Lab Space
Lab Equipment
bugss
Group
Baltimore Women in Tech Meetup
Baltimore Women in Tech is for women and female-identifying technologists in Baltimore or the Greater Baltimore region who are working and playing with any kind of technology. We host events and educa
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Meetups
Monthly
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Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Technology
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Female Founders
baltimore-women-in-tech
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Baltimore Women in Tech Micro Grant
Launched in 2017, the BWiT program has to date given away $12k and supported 12 women-led projects, impacting over 3,000 people. The most recent grant period is closed; check out the links below for p
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Grants
Idea
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Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Technology
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Female Founders
smartlogic
Group
Baltimore's Premier Women's Entrepreneur Network
We are the premier resource for Women Entrepreneurs! There is no other networking opportunities that are as effective as eWomenNetwork.
Startups
Small Businesses
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Networks
Networking
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Startups
Small Businesses
Female Founders
Funding
Bank of America Grants
At Bank of America, we are helping build thriving communities by addressing issues fundamental to economic health and sustainability. We are advancing economic mobility by addressing issues related to workforce development and education, community de...
Nonprofits
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Funding
Grants
Sponsorship
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Community/Economic Development
Education
Financial Literacy
Housing/Homelessness
Hunger and Nutrition
Nonprofits
Endowments
Deficit Reduction
Annual Giving
Political Action
Religious Organizations
Bank of America
Coworking
BeehiveBaltimore
The ETC's Beehive provides a fully equipped coworking office space for companies in an open environment at reasonable rates. In other words, it's an innovative community in which like-minded business
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Mature
Coworking
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
24/7 Access
Fitness Center
Free Parking
Mailboxes
High Speed Internet
emerging-technology-centers-etc; baltimore-development-corporation-bdc
Event
Beta City
Beta City: an annual event that recognizes and celebrates leaders, makers and innovators in Baltimore. Beta City brings together Baltimore's greatest minds for a full day of pitches, startup demos and
Startups
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Early
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Mature
Event
Pitch Competition
September
Award Ceremonies
Demo Day
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
betamore
Accelerator
Bethesda Greens Accelerator
Through the Accelerator, our team identifies and nurtures green, for-profit startups that have identified product-market fit and are preparing to scale. Specifically, we look for businesses aligned with our vision for a sustainable, impactful, and purposeful economy.
Startups
Idea
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Accelerator
Provides Funding
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Clean Energy
Water
Sustainability
Agriculture
Aquaculture
Startups
Education/Workshops
Mentorship
Office Space
Investment Included
Demo Day
Event
Big Idea CONNECTpreneur
The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Forum is a Community of over 8000 CEOs, Entrepreneurs, VCs and angels, CXOs and other business leaders in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Each bi-monthly CONNECTpreneur Forum mas
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
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Mature
Event
Networking
Monthly
Conference
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Mentorship
Biohealth Innovation EIR
The Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program at BHI is aimed at ensuring that disruptive technologies receive all the resources that are required to transform the technology from a discovery into a commercia
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Mentorship
Legal Advice
Idea
Early
Established
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Healthcare
Technology
Medical Devices
Pharma
Digital Health
Startups
biohealth-innovation
Event
Bioinnovation Conference
Presented by Maryland Life Sciences, a division of the Maryland Tech Council, the Bio Innovation Conference showcases Maryland's innovation and successes in the life sciences industry. This conference
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
Idea
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Event
Conferences
October
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Law and Policy
Life Sciences
Technology
Government
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
maryland-tech-council-mtc
Funding
Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund
Established through a generous multi-year gift from the Bisciotti Foundation, the Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund provides $300,000 seed funding to advance discoveries on a commercial path at
Startups
Early
Established
Funding
Equity
October
Evergreen Fund
Early
Established
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Technology
Startups
Students
Faculty
University-affiliated
johns-hopkins-technology-ventures-jhtv; johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Funding
Black Futures Micro-Grant
The BLACK FUTURES MICRO-GRANT is a no-strings-attached micro-grant for changemakers serving Greater Baltimore. Each month community members will vote on which organization or individual receives the a
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Funding
Grants
Idea
Early
Established
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
cllctivly
Funding
Bonsal Capital Investment
Bonsal Capital is a mission-driven partnership investing in education, healthcare, and cyber security industries.
Startups
Early
Established
Funding
Equity
Venture Capital
Early
Established
Youth and Education
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Healthcare and Life Sciences
EdTech
Education
Enterprise Software
Healthcare
IT
Startups
Social Impact
bonsal-capital
Other
Bonsal Capital Reverberation Newsletter
This inaugural newsletter serves as introduction to the next phase of Bonsal Capital's journey to find, support, and catalyze mission-driven founders
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Other
Media
Newsletter
News
Venture Capital
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
bonsal-capital
Event
Boost Baltimore Program
The Boost program is a joint entrepreneurial development workshop between Innovation Works and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship. IW Boost packs core business lessons into a powerful three-day
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Event
Bootcamps
April
Education/Workshops
Idea
Early
Established
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Low Income Founders
Founders of Color
Female Founders
innovation-works
Incubator
Bowie State Entrepreneurship Academy
The Entrepreneurship Academy helps students create their own business opportunities or become innovative thinkers and problem-solvers at established companies. Ultimately, the academy strives to becom
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Incubator
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
bowie-state
Coworking
Brewers Hill Hub
Brewers Hill Hub is the newest coworking space in Baltimore, and it's all about flexibility. The Hub features individual desks, cubicles, private offices, and suites all available from a month to a ye
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
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Mature
Coworking
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
24/7 Access
High Speed Internet
Lounge Area
Conference Rooms
Dedicated Desks
brewers-hill
Event
Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards
The Bridging the Gap Awards recognizes exceptional minority and women-owned businesses and majority businesses and executives who nurture the development of minority businesses in Greater Baltimore an
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Event
Awards
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Female Founders
Founders of Color
greater-baltimore-committee
Funding
Builder Fund
The Pre-seed Builder Fund (or Builder Fund) was created to financially and operationally support the development of startup companies run by entrepreneurs who demonstrate a socially or economically di
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Funding
Equity
Grants
Venture Capital
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Low Income Founders
Investment Included
Mentorship
tedco
Event
Business Mixer Series
Business mixers are the GBC's signature networking events. These events occur quarterly and present an opportunity for members to come together to unwind.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Event
Networking
Monthly
Formal Networking
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
greater-baltimore-committee
Mentorship
Business Resource Center
Nontechnical, services-based companies, or businesses that are too early for the incubator can still get support and assistance through the MCE's Business Resource Center. The BRC provides experience
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Mentorship
Education/Workshops
Legal Advice
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Lab Space
Lab Equipment
howard-county-economic-development-authority
Funding
COVID-19 Emergency Response Funds
Funders in the Greater Baltimore area are working together to streamline the application process for non-profit organizations seeking resources to support changes in operations and sustainability due to COVID-19.
Nonprofits
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
COVID
Emergency Funds
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Access to Food
Access to Other Home Essentials
Nonprofit Sustainability
Technology/Capacity
Access to Temporary Shelter
Nonprofits
Funding
COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund
designed to support businesses undergoing economic stresses due to the pandemic by preventing or minimizing the duration of unemployment resulting from layoffs.
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
Emergency Funds
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
Maryland Department of Labor
Funding
Capital Solutions (Harbor Bank)
We aim to serve as trusted, long-term advisors to entrepreneurs, development partners, non-profit organizations, and investors whose goals align with our mission. Our team of financial and development
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Funding
Mixed
Bank Loans
Capital Investments
Equity
Debt
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Low Income Founders
Founders of Color
harbor-bank-of-maryland-community-development-corporation; harbor-bank-of-maryland
Coworking
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and LifeBridge Health Innovation Hub
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and LifeBridge Health announced plans for a new hub for early-stage companies at Wednesday's Payvider Innovation Summit, held at CareFirst's headquarters in Canton Cross
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Coworking
Idea
Early
Established
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Biotech
Life Sciences
Startups
lifebridge-health-bioincubator-at-sinai-hospital
Group
Carey Entrepreneurship Network
The Entrepreneurship Network provides resources and connections for students interested in starting a new business or joining the start-up community. Innovators and entrepreneurs can use these resourc
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Group
Networks
Education/Workshops
Idea
Early
Established
Business Services and Finance
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Finance
Healthcare
Social Impact
Technology
Business Services
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
jhu-carey-school-of-business; johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Funding
Catalyst Fund
The Catalyst Fund, powered by the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA), is part of Maryland's Video Lottery Terminal Small, Minority and Woman-Owned Business Account initiative. The fu
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
Revolving Loan Fund
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
howard-county-economic-development-authority; maryland-center-for-entrepreneurship-mce
Incubator
Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Towson University
Fostering entrepreneurial talent, ideas and opportunities through programs, competitions, and the infusion of innovative thinking across campus.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Incubator
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Students
Faculty
University-affiliated
Mentorship
Pitch Competition
Education/Workshops
Workshops/Seminars
towson-university
Mentorship
Center for Strategic Ingepreneurship
The Center for Strategic Ingepreneurship (CSI) will serve as a university-based entity that will facilitate the development and dissemination of ingepreneurial knowledge and skills through research, t
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Mentorship
Education/Workshops
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
Faculty
University-affiliated
coppin-state-university
Funding
Charles Crane Family Foundation Grants
The Charles Crane Family Foundation, Inc. was formed in 1991 by Charles Crane, a Baltimore County real estate investor. Mr. Crane died in 1994, and since that time the Foundation has continued to support the work of THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Federation...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Capital Campaigns
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Law and Policy
Youth and Education
Community and Social Impact
Public safety/violence prevention
Education
Jewish Life
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Coworking
Charles Village Exchange
The Charles Villiage Exchange is a contemporary, shared work space in a flexible, non-corporate atmosphere A vibrant, flexible space that supports different work styles by providing you with dedicate
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Coworking
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
High Speed Internet
Conference Rooms
Lounge Area
Printing/Copying/Scanning
Kitchen
charles-villiage-exchange
Funding
Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund
The Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund invests in companies with innovative solutions that can help improve air and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Investments are jointly selected by inv
Startups
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Equity
Venture Capital
Capital Investments
Early
Established
Mature
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Sustainability
Clean Energy
Agriculture
Aquaculture
Startups
University-affiliated
maryland-technology-enterprise-institute-mtech; university-of-maryland-college-park-umd; um-ventures; dingman-center-for-entrepreneurship
Funding
Children's Fresh Air Society Fund Grants
The mission of the Children's Fresh Air Society Fund is to provide disadvantaged and disabled Metropolitan Baltimore children (includes Baltimore City, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Baltimore, Harford and Howard counties) the benefits of a summer camp exper...
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
Scholarships
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Arts and Media
Education
Children's and Youth Services
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Recreation
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Nonprofits
Youth
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Funding
Citrine Angels
Citrine Angels is a membership angel investing group designed for women to invest in female-founded companies. We introduce selected seed stage companies to individual investors. We support the growt
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Funding
Equity
Angel Investment
Venture Capital
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Female Founders
citrine-angels
Funding
City Bonds
City Bond funds are generally restricted to capital projects, which may include bricks and mortar, improvements, equipment purchases, or other real estate related projects. These loans cannot exceed 3
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Construction
Small Businesses
baltimore-development-corporation-bdc
Coworking
City Garage
Built inside a former Baltimore City bus depot, our City Garage location is one piece of Weller Development's growing Port Covington project. Walk the on-site waterfront park when in need of inspirati
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Coworking
Idea
Early
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Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
High Speed Internet
Bike Storage
Free Parking
Kitchen
Conference Rooms
betamore
Coworking
City House Coworking
Located in the heart of Baltimore's Mid-Town/Mt. Vernon neighborhood,6 E. Eager is a completely renovated early 20th century Greystone mansion. Now known as City House, we offer a refined twist on mo
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Coworking
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Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
High Speed Internet
Lounge Area
Office Space
Conference Rooms
Event Space
city-house
Mentorship
City of Baltimore Small Business Resource Center
The Small Business Resource Center (SBRC), an initiative of the BDC, cultivates and supports the growth and development of small businesses and entrepreneurs in Baltimore City through technical assist
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mentorship
Education Programs
Workshops/Seminars
Education/Workshops
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
Female Founders
Founders of Color
Low Income Founders
baltimore-development-corporation-bdc
Funding
Clayton Baker Trust Grants
Gifts provide the capital to achieve its vision for Baltimore – a region with a growing economy in which all have the opportunity to thrive in Baltimore to strengthen schools and neighborhoods....
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Capital Campaigns
General Operating
Project/Program
Advocacy
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Community/Economic Development
Education
Environment/Sustainability
Children's and Youth Services
Out-Of-School-Time
Nonprofits
Endowments
Scholarships
Research
Sponsorship
Religious Organizations
BCF
Coworking
Co-Balt Workspace
Revealing to the world a repurposed church for the 21st Century. We are located right on the avenue and the only coworking space in the heart of Hampden.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Coworking
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Dedicated Desks
Dedicated Offices
24/7 Access
co-balt-workspace
Coworking
CoWork@1100
1100 Wicomico is a 416,000 sf industrial flex building with an in-house coworking suite, cafe, and event space. The property offers a 5-bay loading dock, freight and passenger elevators, and customiza
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Coworking
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Office Space
24/7 Access
Business Address
Community Manager
Free Drinks
1100-wicomico
Event
Coffee and Learn Workshops @ UB
Join us for a chance to build and develop your entrepreneurial talents over a series of workshops hosted at the UB Business Center
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Event
Workshops
Weekly
Education/Workshops
Workshops/Seminars
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
ub-center-for-entrepreneurship-and-innovation; the-university-of-baltimore-ub
Funding
Commercial Construction and Rehab Loans
Planning your next project? Our low-cost loans give you something to build on. Building a new shopping center or condo complex can be a complicated and costly undertaking. The same goes for renovating
Startups
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
CDFI
Debt
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Real Estate
Construction
Community Development
Startups
Small Businesses
mecu-credit-union
Funding
Commercial Improvement Grants
Ten businesses are significantly more attractive with our Commercial Improvement Grants - new signage, awnings, siding, doors, windows, paint, reception desks, flooring - at no cost to the business ow
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Real Estate
Construction
Community Development
Small Businesses
Location-Based
dundalk-renaissance
Funding
Commercial Real Estate Loans
Purchase the property you need for your next business venture. Maybe you're moving your company headquarters to a new locale. Or perhaps you're planning to build a shopping center or expand industri
Startups
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
CDFI
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Real Estate
Construction
Community Development
Startups
Small Businesses
mecu-credit-union
Other
Community Consulting Lab
The Community Consulting Lab at the Carey Business School brings together inter-disciplinary teams consisting of graduate students from across Johns Hopkins University to work with local businesses an
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Other
Professional Services
Consulting
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
jhu-carey-school-of-business; johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Funding
Community Development Ventures
Community Development Ventures, Inc. (CDV) is a non-profit 501 (C)(3) company that utilizes "socio-economic" investing as a means to improve the well being of economically or socially disadvantaged in
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Mixed
Equity
Microloans
Debt
Revolving Loan Fund
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Low Income Founders
Location-Based
meridian-management-group-inc
Funding
Community Foundation of Harford County Grants
The Community Foundation of Harford County’s grants are funded through generous donors who have provided unrestricted gifts and/or established unrestricted or interest specific funds. These funds are designed to meet the changing and emerging needs ...
Nonprofits
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Funding
Grants
Project/Program
General Operating
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
No Description
Nonprofits
Sponsorship
Fundraising Events
Community Foundation of Harford County
Accelerator
Conscious Venture Lab
A 4 month immersion program aimed at accelerating conscious entrepreneurs to traction and revenue. We invest $100K in purpose driven startups in exchange for 8% equity and the opportunity to become a
Startups
Early
Established
Accelerator
Provides Funding
Early
Established
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Community and Social Impact
Law and Policy
Social Impact
Technology
Cybersecurity
Community Development
Enterprise Software
Startups
Investment Included
Demo Day
Build Assistance
Equity Capital
conscious-venture-lab-cvl; shift-ventures
Funding
Constellation Grants
Giving back to the communities it serves is as important to Constellation as providing competitive pricing and a variety of energy sources. That's why we reach out and work regularly with various non-profit and community groups around the country....
Nonprofits
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Funding
Grants
In-kind donations
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Law and Policy
Poverty
Employment/Workforce/Jobs
Environment/Sustainability
Nonprofits
Religious Organizations
Individuals
Constellation
Funding
Contrary Capital Venture Investment
Contrary Capital is a pre-seed, university-focused VC firm with a nationwide network of 100+ talented students across 40+ of the top entrepreneurship universities. Contrary invests in companies buil
Startups
Early
Established
Funding
Equity
Venture Capital
Early
Established
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Technology
Startups
Alumni
Students
contrary-capital
Other
Corprenect
The Corprenect Program connects innovators and entrepreneurs with corporations in Maryland for technology development projects that drive innovation. Through the program, entrepreneurs and innovators
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Other
Education
Networking
Mentorship
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
corprenect; maryland-technology-enterprise-institute-mtech; university-of-maryland-college-park-umd
Funding
Creative Baltimore Fund
The Creative Baltimore Fund grant program provides $235,000 in funding to more than 50 local individual artists and established nonprofit cultural organizations within Baltimore City.
Nonprofits
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Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
Idea
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Community Development
Arts & Culture
Nonprofits
baltimore-office-of-promotion-of-the-arts-bopa
Group
Cyber Innovation Briefings
Our Cyber Innovation Briefings are focused on topics that are most relevant to entrepreneurs in the cyber world today. Typically held 2-3 times per year, these breakfast events are open to the broader
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Group
Meetups
Quarterly
Networking
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Cybersecurity
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
University-affiliated
bwtech-umbc-research-technology-park; university-of-maryland-baltimore-county-umbc
Event
CyberTini's
Our CyberTini's have had a major impact on the cyber community over the last few years. These happy hour events are typically held as a kick-off event for the Cyber Maryland Conference and the RSA Con
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Early
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Mature
Event
Networking
Annually
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Cybersecurity
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
University-affiliated
bwtech-umbc-research-technology-park; university-of-maryland-baltimore-county-umbc
Other
Cybersecurity Associate Company Directory
Below you will find Maryland businesses, organizations and academic institutions providing support and/or resources for Maryland's cybersecurity industry. Use the search filtering tool to the left to
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Early
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Mature
Other
Databases
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Cybersecurity
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
cybersecurity-association-of-maryland
Accelerator
Cync Program
WHAT IS CYNC? The Northrop Grumman and bwtech@UMBC Cync Program is an elite scholarship program that sponsors startup and early-stage companies with promising cybersecurity product ideas. This progra
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
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Mature
Accelerator
Paid Program
Early
Established
Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Government, Defense, and Aerospace
Cybersecurity
AI & Data Science
Technology
Infrastructure
Mobility
Startups
Small Businesses
Mentorship
Office Space
bwtech-umbc-research-technology-park
Incubator
DPW Small Business Development Program
The Department of Public Works (DPW) supports economic and business development in Baltimore City and throughout the region. Serving one of the most diverse regions in the country, DPW invites local m
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Mature
Incubator
Early
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Construction
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Low Income Founders
Education/Workshops
the-mayors-office-of-minority-and-women-owned-business-development
Accelerator
DevLab XR Accelerator 2019
DevLab is a six week content accelerator for immersive films, games, apps, art, and experiences.
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Accelerator
Grants
Idea
Early
Established
Arts and Media
VR & AR
Film & Media
Arts & Culture
Startups
Education/Workshops
Mentorship
Demo Day
johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Makerspace
Digital Media Center
The DMC is a multimedia lab space as well as an equipment, printing and knowledge resource for JHU students interested in exploring creative uses of emerging media and technology to communicate their
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Makerspace
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
High Speed Internet
On-Site Mentors
Free Materials
Printing/Copying/Scanning
johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Funding
Dingman Center Angels
The Dingman Center Angels is a Maryland based angel investment group that provides funding to early-stage companies located within the Mid-Atlantic region. Our members are entrepreneurs, CXO's, ventur
Startups
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Equity
Angel Investment
Venture Capital
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
University-affiliated
university-of-maryland-college-park-umd; dingman-center-for-entrepreneurship
Mentorship
Dingman Center Mentor Network
The Dingman Center Mentor Network is the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship's initiative to connect our network of successful entrepreneurs and professionals to our top student entrepreneurs.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Mentorship
Networking
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
dingman-center-for-entrepreneurship; university-of-maryland-college-park-umd
Mentorship
Dingman Fridays
Have an idea for a business or a solution to a problem worth solving? Dingman Fridays advising sessions are held every Friday of the semester from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Dingman Center (2518 Van Mun
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mentorship
Networking
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Staff
Alumni
Students
Faculty
University-affiliated
dingman-center-for-entrepreneurship; university-of-maryland-college-park-umd
Event
Do Good Lunch With Leaders
The Do Good Accelerator is proud to host its Lunch with Leaders Series on the 2nd Wednesday of (almost) every month. This series provides UMD students and members of the local community a chance to me
Nonprofits
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Event
Workshops
Monthly
Speaker Series
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Students
University-affiliated
do-good-institute; university-of-maryland-college-park-umd
Event
Downtown Baltimore Annual Meeting
Join Downtown Partnership and the region's most influential business, government, and community leaders for our largest networking event of the year
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Event
Conferences
Annually
Formal Networking
Networking
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
downtown-partnership-of-baltimore
Event
EAGB Annual Meeting
Join us as the EAGB celebrates the Region's economic assets and opportunities.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Event
Networking
Annually
Conference
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Law and Policy
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Government
Social Impact
Education
Manufacturing
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
economic-alliance-of-greater-baltimore-eagb
Funding
Early Light Ventures
Early Light Ventures is a Value Investor Obsessed with Providing Tremendous Lift to Seed-Stage Enterprise Software Startups
Startups
Early
Established
Funding
Equity
Venture Capital
Early
Established
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Enterprise Software
Software
Startups
early-light-ventures
Funding
Early Stage Venture Investment
We make venture capital and private equity investments in early-stage companies in the Mid-Atlantic region, typically investing $250K to $1. 0M in a single round. When larger financing rounds are neede
Startups
Early
Established
Funding
Equity
Venture Capital
Early
Established
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Arts and Media
Technology
Biotech
Cybersecurity
IT
Digital Media
Startups
Mentorship
blu-ventures
Event
Economic Outlook Conference
The Economic Outlook Conference focuses on a particular segment of the economy, the projected economy of our nation, state, region or other pressing issues affecting economic growth and prosperity.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Event
Conferences
September
Formal Networking
Networking
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
greater-baltimore-committee
Event
EdTech Innovation Showcase
The EdTech Innovation Showcase is a networking event featuring product demonstrations and lightning presentations from entrepreneurs who are leading the regional EdTech space.
Startups
Established
Mature
Event
Conferences
October
Established
Mature
Youth and Education
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Education
Technology
Startups
University-affiliated
towson-university
Funding
Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Family Foundation Grants
Eddie and Sylvia Brown are active philanthropists in the Baltimore metropolitan area. The Brown Family Foundation was established at the Baltimore Community Foundation in 1994 as a vehicle for the family to support charitable organizations addressing...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Youth and Education
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Education
HIV/AIDs
Cancer
Nonprofits
Founders of Color
Startups/New Ideas
Individuals
Higher Ed Institutions
Multiple Years
BCF
Event
EnterPRISE Competition
Welcome to EnterpRISE 2019! This is our THIRD year of putting cash investment on the line for Baltimore makers. But it's not just money -- we take you through five workshops on business topics, a law clinic, pitch critiques, AND give 6 months of free membership to all 10 finalists.
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Event
Pitch Competition
Grants
Workshops
Idea
Early
Established
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Retail and Product
Cleantech and Energy
Fashion and Design
Food and Drink
Healthcare and Biotech
Retail and Commerce
Startups
Small Businesses
open-works; abell-foundation; maryland-department-of-commerce; baltimore-development-corporation-bdc
Funding
Enterprise Community Partners Grants
Are your vision and technical skills in housing financing, housing construction, or resident services and support? Enterprise’s mission is to create opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving commu...
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Housing/Homelessness
Community/Neighborhood Development
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Funding
Enterprise Zone Tax Credit (EZ)
The EZ program provides real property and state income tax credits for businesses located in a Maryland enterprise zone in return for job creation and investments. Businesses located in Focus Areas ma
Startups
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Tax Credits
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Location-Based
Rolling Applications
maryland-department-of-commerce
Makerspace
Entrepeneur Program
We seek to facilitate the growth of life sciences companies by providing a Power Membership. This provides access for early-stage entrepreneurs to low-cost laboratory facilities.
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Makerspace
Lab Space
Idea
Early
Established
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Life Sciences
Startups
Small Businesses
24/7 Access
Business Address
Storage Lockers
Fitness Center
Free Parking
bugss; institute-of-marine-and-environmental-technology-imet
Mentorship
Entrepreneur Academy
The Enoch Pratt Free Library, in partnership with Baltimore County Public Library, is pleased to offer Entrepreneur Academy: an innovative initiative to serve the community region by providing access
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Mentorship
Education/Workshops
Legal Advice
Workshops/Seminars
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
enoch-pratt-free-library
Incubator
Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS)
Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS) is a three-month, 60-hour course in business, workforce, life and leadership skills. ETS strongly emphasizes the fundamentals of micro-entrepreneurship, combi
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Incubator
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Female Founders
Founders of Color
Workshops/Seminars
latino-economic-development-center-ledc
Mentorship
Entrepreneur-in-Residence Feedback Sessions
Are you a start-up in Maryland, DC or Virginia seeking feedback on your biohealth business idea, pitch deck, or commercialization plan? business/commercialization plan, pitch deck, or idea?Schedule
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mentorship
Education/Workshops
Idea
Early
Established
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Biotech
Health Tech
Healthcare
Startups
Small Businesses
biohealth-innovation
Incubator
Entrepreneurial Development & Assistance Center
Morgan State University's Entrepreneurial Center's mission is to connect budding and existing entrepreneurs to resources for venture management and growth
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Incubator
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
morgan-state-university-msu
Funding
Entrepreneurs of Color Fund
Minority entrepreneurs in DC, Maryland and Virginia suburbs, and Baltimore City can get access to loans ranging from $5,000 - $250,000
Startups
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Low Income Founders
harbor-bank-of-maryland; latino-economic-development-center-ledc
Group
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Network (EIN)
The hub for student entrepreneurship and innovation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Group
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
Mentorship
Casual Networking
Networking
Education/Workshops
university-of-maryland-baltimore-umb
Other
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program (EIP)
The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program (EIP) provides University of Maryland Honors College freshmen and sophomores with an interdisciplinary, living and learning education to help build the entr
Nonprofits
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Idea
Early
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Other
Fellowships
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
Students
university-of-maryland-college-park-umd; maryland-technology-enterprise-institute-mtech
Other
Entrepreneurship Fellows Program at UB
The Entrepreneurship Fellows Program at UB offers a new way to educate the next generation of entrepreneurs. The program balances classroom theory with periods of practical, hands-on experience, prior
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Other
Fellowships
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
the-university-of-baltimore-ub; ub-center-for-entrepreneurship-and-innovation
Event
Entrepreneurship Unplugged
Meet successful, award-winning entrepreneurs, hear their stories and learn what it takes to launch a business. The entire TU community is invited to attend these intimate events.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Event
Speaker Series
Weekly
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
University-affiliated
towson-university
Funding
Epidarex Capital
Epidarex invests in early-stage, high growth life science and health technology companies in under-ventured markets within the UK and US
Startups
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Equity
Early
Established
Mature
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Life Sciences
Health Tech
Healthcare
Biotech
Digital Health
Startups
epidarex-capital
Funding
ExportMD
The ExportMD Program helps to offset some of the costs of marketing internationally for Maryland's small and mid-sized companies.
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Mixed
Grants
Loans
Debt
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
Monthly Application
maryland-department-of-commerce
Accelerator
F3 Tech
F3 Tech (Farm-Fish-Food) is a statewide private/public initiative that is creating a new renaissance of economic growth and prosperity through innovation in the future of farming and fishing. Competi
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Accelerator
Provides Funding
Cohort Based
Idea
Early
Established
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Life Sciences
Technology
Agriculture
Aquaculture
Energy
Startups
Small Businesses
Education/Workshops
Legal Advice
Mentorship
Investment Included
Workshops/Seminars
eastern-shore-entrepreneurship-center
Funding
FIG program
The Baltimore Development Corporation has a city-wide Façade Improvement Grant program (FIG), which provides funds to businesses for exterior improvements. The grants are to be used to enhance the app
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Construction
Small Businesses
baltimore-development-corporation-bdc
Makerspace
Fab Lab Baltimore
An affordable makerspace, educational resource, and 3D printing service serving the greater Baltimore area.
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Makerspace
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Education/Workshops
Lab Space
Member-Only Events
On-Site Training
Free Parking
Funding
Facade Improvement Program
Downtown Partnership of Baltimore administers a Facade Improvement Program encouraging and assisting property and business owners in Downtown restore existing storefronts.
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Construction
Small Businesses
downtown-partnership-of-baltimore
Funding
Family League of Baltimore Grants
We invest funding into community-based organizations to help children and families in Baltimore reach their full potential. We strive to improve institutions so that individuals can grow, learn, and build a better community. Family League’s funded pa...
Nonprofits
Early
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Funding
Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Civil Rights and Social Justice
Criminal Justice
Education
Out-Of-School-Time
Families & Children
Nonprofits
Low Income Founders
Founders of Color
Female Founders
No Restrictions Specified
Family League of Baltimore
Coworking
FastForward 1812
Strategically located across Baltimore, FastForward innovation hubs provide turnkey solutions to startup's space needs, allowing entrepreneurs to focus on their true value drivers. Whether an individ
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Coworking
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
University-affiliated
Lab Space
Conference Rooms
Office Space
Lab Equipment
johns-hopkins-technology-ventures-jhtv; johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Coworking
FastForward R.House
Strategically located across Baltimore, FastForward innovation hubs provide turnkey solutions to startup's space needs, allowing entrepreneurs to focus on their true value drivers. Whether an individ
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Coworking
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
University-affiliated
Lab Space
Conference Rooms
Office Space
johns-hopkins-technology-ventures-jhtv; johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Mentorship
FastForward U Friday Office Hours
FastForward U Friday Office Hours offer a chance for students to meet one-on-one for 30 minutes with experienced entrepreneurs or experts and get feedback and insight on their ventures. The office hou
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Mentorship
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Students
University-affiliated
fastforward-u-ffu; johns-hopkins-technology-ventures-jhtv; johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Accelerator
FastForwardU Fuel Accelerator
Offered in both the fall and spring semesters, the Fuel accelerator will accept up to five student ventures - across all JHU schools - with the goal of providing skill-building workshops, in-kind resources, mentorship and funding in a structured nine-week program.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
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Mature
Accelerator
Provides Funding
Grants
University-affiliated
Demo Day
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
Workshops/Seminars
Education/Workshops
Mentorship
24/7 Access
fastforward-u-ffu; johns-hopkins-technology-ventures-jhtv; johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Coworking
FastForwardU Homewood
A hub and resource network designed exclusively for Johns Hopkins University students, FastForward U provides students with dedicated innovation space. In fall 2018, Johns Hopkins' first student inno
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Coworking
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Alumni
Students
Faculty
University-affiliated
Conference Rooms
Lounge Area
Event Space
Storage Lockers
johns-hopkins-technology-ventures-jhtv; fastforward-u-ffu; johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Funding
Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program
The Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program provides one year funding to organizations to execute state/regional programs that increase the number of SBIR/STTR proposals(through outre
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Mixed
Grants
Debt
Established
Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Technology
Small Businesses
u-s-small-business-administration
Incubator
Fells Point Culinary Incubator
Fells Point Culinary Incubator builds commercial Incubator space for product development and community economic enrichment. Our road map is based on placing Incubators within minority communities to h
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Incubator
Cohort Based
Idea
Early
Established
Food, Drink, and Hospitality
Food and Drink
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Mentorship
Investment Included
Education/Workshops
Legal Advice
fells-point-culinary-incubator
Accelerator
FounderTrac
Accepted applicants will be taken through a 12 week educational curriculum that includes 6 small-group work sessions led by business leaders that provide the education and tools needed to grow your co
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Accelerator
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Demo Day
Education/Workshops
Mentorship
Showcases
On-Site Mentors
foundertrac
Funding
France-Merrick Foundation Grants
The France-Merrick Foundation concentrates its grant making within the state of Maryland with a primary focus on the Greater Baltimore area. The Foundation favors one-time, project-oriented requests which have defined beginnings and endings, as oppos...
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
Capital Campaigns
Matching Grants
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Arts and Media
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Community/Neighborhood Development
Education
Employment/Workforce Development/Jobs
Food/food systems
Nonprofits
Sponsorship
Lobbying/Advocacy
Individuals
Fundraising Events
France-Merrick Foundation Grants
Coworking
Function Coworking Community
Function is a home for new businesses in Northeast Baltimore's Hamilton-Lauraville are. It is filled with private offices and vibrant common areas that extend out into a courtyard, and has a large gal
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Coworking
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Conference Rooms
High Speed Internet
Printing/Copying/Scanning
Mailboxes
Concierge Services
function-coworking-community
Funding
Fund for Children, Youth, and Families
The Community Foundation invests directly in nonprofit organizations, communities, and systems change to solve problems and change lives. We seek out and support innovative solutions that lead to community transformation. We are fortunate to partner ...
Nonprofits
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Funding
Grants
Donor Recommended
Discretionary
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Children's and Youth Services
Families & Children
Nonprofits
Youth
Individuals
Greater Washington Community Foundation
Event
GiveBackHack
We bring community together to create and launch sustainable solutions for social impact.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Event
Hackathons
Annually
Pitch Competition
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Social Impact
Technology
Sustainability
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
givebackhack
Funding
Goldseker Foundation Grants
Today, the Goldseker Foundation works in partnership with the city’s civic leadership, a well-established nonprofit sector, and a growing community of entrepreneurs to serve the Baltimore community, through grantmaking primarily in the areas of commu...
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
General Operating
Matching Grants
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Community/Economic Development
Nonprofit Infrastructure
Human Services
Nonprofits
Endowments
Capital Grants
Religious Organizations
Goldseker Foundation
Funding
Graduate Student Award
The FastForward U Graduate Student Award (GSA) supports Johns Hopkins students aiming to solve major challenges through entrepreneurship. We have recognized that raising significant early stage fundi
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Students
University-affiliated
fastforward-u-ffu; johns-hopkins-technology-ventures-jhtv; johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Mentorship
Greater Baltimore Mentoring
Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential, business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Meet face-to-face in o
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Mentorship
Education/Workshops
Legal Advice
Workshops/Seminars
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
greater-baltimore-score
Incubator
Grow My Business (GMB)
Grow My Business (GMB) is a six-month business development program designed for ETS graduates and other women who have already initiated their own startup micro-businesses. GMB is designed to increas
Startups
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Incubator
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Small Businesses
Female Founders
Founders of Color
Workshops/Seminars
latino-economic-development-center-ledc
Funding
Gula Tech Adventures
We invest in cyber companies and funds of all sizes and support a variety of cyber programs and non-profits
Nonprofits
Startups
Established
Mature
Funding
Equity
Grants
Established
Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Community and Social Impact
Cybersecurity
Economic Development
Community Development
Policy
Nonprofits
Startups
Gula Tech Adventures
Coworking
HUB Baltimore
At HUB Baltimore we offer flexible and affordable workstations and office amenities to individuals and groups.
Nonprofits
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Mature
Coworking
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Mentorship
High Speed Internet
Event Space
Dedicated Desks
Conference Rooms
hub-baltimore
Event
HackBaltimore
Baltimore is known across the US for a few signature events like Artscape and Light City. This year, we're ready to add Hack Baltimore to that list! Our city is home to a wide variety of hackathons ev
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Event
Hackathons
May
Idea
Early
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Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Youth and Education
Community and Social Impact
Policy
Social Impact
Government
Education
Community Development
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
code-for-baltimore; hack-baltimore
Funding
Harbor Bank Business Loans
The Harbor Bank offers business checking, savings, time deposits, credit cards, debit card, commercial real estate, personal, home improvement, automobile, and other installment and term loans.
Small Businesses
Early
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Mature
Funding
Debt
Loans
Bank Loans
Early
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Construction
Small Businesses
harbor-bank-of-maryland; harbor-bank-of-maryland-community-development-corporation
Coworking
Harbor Innovation Center
The Harbor Innovation Center provides dedicated coworking space, wet labs, clean-room, and conference rooms for Manufacturing innovators developing cutting edge technology products. The Innovation Cen
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Coworking
Idea
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Education/Workshops
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harbor-designs-and-manufacturing
Incubator
Harbor Launch
Harbor Launch at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) is a startup incubator and community for science and science support companies.
Startups
Early
Established
Incubator
Early
Established
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Marine Sciences
Life Sciences
Startups
Office Space
Mentorship
Legal Advice
On-Site Mentors
Education/Workshops
institute-of-marine-and-environmental-technology-imet; venture-well
Funding
Harry Z. Isaacs Scholarship Grants
Established by the late Harry Z. Isaacs, this scholarship is for the children of employees of I.C. Isaacs & Company and graduates of Baltimore City public high schools with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Priority will be given to applicants who h...
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
Scholarships
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Higher Education
Nonprofits
Youth
No Restrictions Specified
BCF
Event
Hatch Innovation Conference
The Hatch Innovation Conference is the biggest celebration of entrepreneurship at Johns Hopkins. Each spring, Hatch brings dozens of startup companies and renowed innovators to the JHU Homewood campus
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Event
Conferences
April
Workshops/Seminars
Education/Workshops
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Alumni
Students
Faculty
University-affiliated
tco-labs
Mentorship
Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship
The Greater Baltimore Urban League was founded "To enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights. "In keeping with it's mission, GBUL, in partnership with
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Mentorship
Education
Workshops
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
greater-baltimore-urban-league
Funding
Help Our Neighbors Grants
Strengthening Nonprofits grants will continue to support nonprofit organizations in developing organizational capacity around fundraising, nonprofit management, board development, marketing & communications as well as other capacity-building opportun...
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Project/Program
Scholarships
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Environment/Sustainability
Health Access and Care
Economic Development
Health Access and Care
Education
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County
Other
Himan CEOs Program
As the nation's first living-learning entrepreneurship program, Hinman CEOs is a groundbreaking initiative placing entrepreneurial students from all technical and non-technical academic disciplines in
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Other
Places
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
maryland-technology-enterprise-institute-mtech; university-of-maryland-college-park-umd
Funding
Hire Our Veterans Tax Credit
This program provides a State income tax credit to small businesses for hiring qualified veterans based on wages paid to those veteran employees.
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Tax Credits
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
Veteran Founders
Rolling Applications
maryland-department-of-commerce
Funding
Hoffberger Family Philanthropies Grants
The Hoffberger Family Philanthropies is dedicated to the legacy of Sarah and Charles Hoffberger’s philanthropy in the Baltimore community. Like Sarah and Charles, the HFP is committed to improving the quality of life for those in need....
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Youth and Education
Aging
Health Access and Care
Education: Middle ‐ High school
Older Adults
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Coworking
Homebase Clipper Bill
The Homebase coworking space at Clipper Mill is the desired business location that offers a trendy workspace and convenient access. The historic apartment buildings that the Clipper Mill Homebase loca
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Coworking
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
24/7 Access
Mailboxes
Dedicated Desks
Conference Rooms
High Speed Internet
homebase
Coworking
Homebase Pratt
Baltimore is a city of dreamers and doers and the Homebase location at 300 W. Pratt is designed with those dreamers and doers in mind. As one of Baltimore's most sought-after business addresses it's a
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Early
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Mature
Coworking
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
High Speed Internet
Conference Rooms
Dedicated Desks
24/7 Access
Mailboxes
homebase
Funding
Howard County Agricultural Innovation Grant
The Agricultural Marketing Program of HCEDA will work with you to find grants and financing that will help you start or diversify your agriculture enterprise.
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Food, Drink, and Hospitality
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Agriculture
Aquaculture
Food and Drink
Small Businesses
howard-county-economic-development-authority
Coworking
Howard County Innovation Center
In March 2016, Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman stood outside the county owned building at 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive and announced the relocation of the Howard County Economic Development
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Coworking
Cohort Based
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Technology
Cybersecurity
Startups
Small Businesses
Office Space
Mentorship
Education/Workshops
howard-county-economic-development-authority; howard-community-college
Funding
IBM Grants
IBM believes that a company culture based on core values not only helps our business, but also defines the role that we can and should play in society. We identify and act upon opportunities to apply our technology and expertise to societal problems,...
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
Sponsorship
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Youth and Education
Employment/Workforce/Jobs
Education
Community Development/Neighborhoods
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Makerspace
IDEA Space
The IDEA Space is an idea laboratory that encourages and facilitates interdisciplinary projects among students, faculty, and the larger Loyola community. Every member of the Loyola community is welcom
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Makerspace
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Staff
Alumni
Students
Faculty
University-affiliated
Event Space
Education/Workshops
Workshops/Seminars
loyola-university; loyola-center-for-innovation-entrepreneurship
Event
Ignite Baltimore
At every Ignite Baltimore, 16 artists, technologists, thinkers and personalities get 5 minutes and 20 slides to spark new conversations and collaborations across cultures and disciplines.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
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Event
Speaker Series
Quarterly
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Early
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Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
ignite-baltimore
Incubator
Impact Hub Baltimore
Impact Hub is more than a coworking space. We bring together a community of entrepreneurs, activists, creatives, and professionals to take collaborative action and drive positive change in Baltimore a
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Incubator
Cohort Based
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Youth and Education
Social Impact
Sustainability
Education
Finance
Technology
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Member-Only Events
Education/Workshops
Office Space
24/7 Access
Conference Rooms
impact-hub-baltimore
Funding
Impact Seed Fund
Dream big, but have a positive impact on the world. That's the idea behind the new, Impact Seed Fund program available to select University of Maryland student entrepreneurs. The Impact Seed Fund off
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Funding
Grants
Idea
Early
Established
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
university-of-maryland-college-park-umd; maryland-technology-enterprise-institute-mtech
Incubator
IncubateBaltimore
Our goal with the Incubation Program is to provide member companies with the resources they need ‚ access to seed capital, mentors, potential partners, a collaborative community, etcetera ‚ to transfo
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Incubator
Cohort Based
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Startups
Office Space
Mentorship
Legal Advice
Member-Only Events
On-Site Mentors
emerging-technology-centers-etc; baltimore-development-corporation-bdc
Event
Industry Awards Celebration
MTC's Industry Awards Celebration honors the best in the region's technology and life science communities and is one of Maryland's largest and most prestigious award ceremonies. This is our 30th anniv
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Early
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Mature
Event
Awards
Annually
Conference
Idea
Early
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Mature
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Technology
Life Sciences
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
maryland-tech-council-mtc
Mentorship
Inner City Capital Connections
Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) is a tuition-free executive leadership training program designed by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) to help business owners in economically-distressed areas build capacity for sustainable growth in revenue, profitability, and employment.
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Mentorship
Education
Cohort Based
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Low Income Founders
Veteran Founders
kaiser-permanente
Event
Innov8MD Baltimore & Beyond Conference
The Baltimore and Beyond Conference showcases over 50 student-run ventures from 15+ local colleges and universities. Bringing together nearly 500 attendees, the Baltimore and Beyond conference is one of the. . . .
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Event
Conferences
November
Marketplace
Showcase
Networking
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Female Founders
Founders of Color
Students
Youth
University-affiliated
innov8md
Mentorship
Innovation Works Mentor Network
Innovation Works (IW) seeks to teach entrepreneurs how to build and own successful social enterprises that create sustainable neighborhood economies by adapting the model used by the Miller Center for
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Early
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Mentorship
Idea
Early
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Mature
Community and Social Impact
Social Impact
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Founders of Color
Female Founders
Low Income Founders
innovation-works
Other
Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic
The Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic ("IPEC") is an expansion of the UMB's law school's existing Intellectual Property Law Clinic. Students in the clinic will explore intellectual pro
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Other
Professional Services
Legal Advice
Mentorship
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Business Services and Finance
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Retail and Product
IP
Legal
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
university-of-maryland-baltimore-umb
Incubator
Invisible Majority
Invisible Majority is a Baltimore-based creative community incubator providing space, services and support to Baltimore's independent creative business community. The brain child of curator and educa
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Incubator
Cohort Based
Idea
Early
Established
Arts and Media
Arts & Culture
Film & Media
Startups
Small Businesses
Mentorship
Legal Advice
Education/Workshops
Member-Only Events
Workshops/Seminars
invisible-majority
Other
Iteration: A Digital Resource for Entrepreneurs
Iteration: A Digital Resource for EntrepreneursIteration is TU Incubator's main communication that provides relevant news, events, and stories.
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
Idea
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Other
Media
Publication
News
Newsletter
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
University-affiliated
towson-university
Event
JHU Business Plan Competition
The nationally recognized Johns Hopkins University Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Center for Leadership Education, provides an opportunity for students to take a novel idea or innovative tec
Nonprofits
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Event
Pitch Competition
April
Idea
Early
Established
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Students
University-affiliated
johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Makerspace
JHU Makerspace
The Makerspace is a manufacturing and design space managed by the Whiting School of Engineering to enable innovative projects by students.
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
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Mature
Makerspace
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
On-Site Training
Lab Equipment
Lab Space
Printing/Copying/Scanning
johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Event
JMI Executive Roundtables
Collaboration matters to us. We work closely with management teams to define success and create a sustainable road map for growth. Growth is not always predictable or linear, so we course-correct and
Startups
Established
Mature
Event
Roundtables
Monthly
Education/Workshops
Established
Mature
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Technology
Software
Startups
jmi-equity
Funding
Job Creation Tax Credit (JCTC)
Businesses that create a minimum number of new full-time positions may be entitled to state income tax credits of up to $3,000 per job or $5,000 per job in a "revitalization area. " BENEFITProvide a
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Funding
Tax Credits
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Industry Agnostic
Small Businesses
Rolling Applications
maryland-department-of-commerce
Funding
John J. and Leidy Foundation Grants
The John J. Leidy Foundation has been supporting Maryland’s nonprofits for more than 50 years....
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
General Operating
Project/Program
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Arts and Media
Youth and Education
Arts/Culture/Humanities
Human Services
Education
Nonprofits
Sponsorship
Individuals
Scholarships
Makerspace
John and Stella Graces MakerSpace
Located in the Terrapin Learning Commons on the second floor of McKeldin Library, the John and Stella Graves MakerSpace is the University of Maryland Libraries' very own makerspace. Visit us to exper
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Mature
Makerspace
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Manufacturing, Construction, and Real Estate
Retail and Product
Cybersecurity, Data, and Technology
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Students
University-affiliated
university-of-maryland-college-park-umd
Coworking
Johns Hopkins MoCo
The Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, established in 1988 in the heart of a regional biotechnology cluster, includes two Johns Hopkins-owned buildings and two independently owned buil
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Coworking
Idea
Early
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Mature
Industry Agnostic
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
University-affiliated
Lab Space
Lab Equipment
Free Parking
Printing/Copying/Scanning
johns-hopkins-university-jhu
Funding
Kaiser Permanente Grants
We improve the total health of our members and the communities we serve by expanding access, improving our environments, and shaping health knowledge....
Nonprofits
Early
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Funding
Grants
Project/Program
Volunteers
Sponsorship
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Health Access and Care
Food/food systems
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Kaiser Permanente
Funding
Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment Grants
A family foundation that believes in strategic infusions of funding, we dedicate nearly 100% of our grant dollars to the environment. As citizens of the planet, we are compelled to participate in the protection of natural resources in the communities...
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Grants
Early
Established
Mature
Community and Social Impact
Energy, Sustainability, and Agriculture
Environment/Sustainability
Nonprofits
No Restrictions Specified
Funding
Kiva Baltimore
Kiva was launched in 2005 as the world's first person-to-person microlending website. A nonprofit organization, Kiva underwrites zero-percent-interest, zero-fee business loans of up to $10,000, and fa
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
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Mature
Mentorship
LEDC Business Advice
Do you have a business idea but don't know where to start? Are you currently operating and thinking about expanding? Our team of business experts can provide you with one-on-one advice and training to
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Funding
LEDC Growth Loan
Up to $250K for Established Small Businesses with at least two years in operations, seeking capital to grow/expand operation.
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
LEDC Startup Loan
Up to $20k for startups with less than two years in operations, seeking capital to launch or consolidate their venture.
Startups
Early
Established
Coworking
Launch Workplaces
Launch Workplaces offers cost effective office space solutions for private offices and shared co-working spaces in Maryland and Washington DC Metro areas to include, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Towson, Ed
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mature
Coworking
LaunchLabs
Biohealth Innovation manages one of five move-in ready lab/office modules with fully fitted wet laboratory space including casework, sink, fume hood, equipment storage, and emergency generator, office
Startups
Early
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Mature
Mentorship
LaunchPort Consulting & Support
LaunchPort Residents and Prospects have access to world class experts in the development of medical device business models, based on Lean Start-up principles and private company commercialization.
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Coworking
LaunchPort Facilities & Services
Residents can establish their HQ operations at LaunchPort within the City of Baltimore’s Enterprise Zone.
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Mentorship
LaunchPort Mentoring & Programming
I graduated from my medical device incubator – Now What do I do?
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Funding
Leaonard and Helen R. Stulman Foundation Grants
The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation was established by Leonard Stulman, a Baltimore businessman and philanthropist and Johns Hopkins alumnus, who died in 2000. The Stulman Foundation supports work in the areas of mental health, hea...
Nonprofits
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Mentorship
Legal Office Hours
There is no entrepreneur in the world who won't need legal guidance at some point in their entrepreneurial journey. Legal Office Hours at the Dingman Center gives UMD students and alumni the opportuni
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
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Mature
Other
Legal Support Resources
FastForward members receive pro bono legal support from DLA Piper, Saul Ewing, Venable and Whiteford Taylor Preston. These four Baltimore law firms provide each new Johns Hopkins-licensed company with
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Funding
Legg Mason Grants
We have a long history of supporting community well-being through our Legg Mason Charitable Foundation – helping to provide recreation, food and shelter, holiday outreach, varied human services, and civic-support programs – with a belief that our in...
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Funding
Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation Grants
The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation was established in 2001 from the estate of Leonard Stulman, who died in 2000. During their lifetimes, Mr. and Mrs. Stulman made generous gifts to the Jewish community, the arts, and medical organ...
Nonprofits
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Incubator
LifeBridge Health BioIncubator at Sinai Hospital
Our mission as a business incubator is to improve human health by bringing together emerging businesses, innovative technologies, and leading physicians.
Startups
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Early
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Mature
Other
M&T Spotlight Shop
M&T Bank has opened its M&T Spotlight Shop at 300 E. Pratt St. at the Inner Harbor. The outdoor pop-up shop, which is situated on a green space in front of a parking lot and closes up like a shipping
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Other
MAVRIC Funding and Events Newsletter
Curated email newsletter for funding and events related to mixed/augmented/virtual reality
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Mature
Group
MBX Local Networking Events
We host 20-25 Networking Luncheons and Happy Hour events each month throughout the state of Maryland. 20-35 local business professionals typically attend these events. There is no cost to attend for m
Startups
Small Businesses
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Event
MD Military and Women Veteran Business Conference
The conference is designed to connect active military personnel, transitioning soldiers, military spouses, veterans and emerging entrepreneurs with information and resources for their emerging or grow
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Mature
Other
MDVLA Art Law Clinic
Through this program, our volunteer attorneys meet with artists for a 30-minute consultation to go over their short-form legal issues related to their creative endeavors.
Nonprofits
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Funding
MECU Neighborhood Event Grant
The MECU Neighborhood Event Grants program awards cash grants to Baltimore City nonprofit neighborhood associations and community-based organizations for the purpose of producing a free to the public
Nonprofits
Early
Established
Group
MICApreneurship
#MICApreneurship is a hub of creative applied entrepreneurial support, resources and programming specially designed to help MICA students and Alumni be successful. *Limited to MICA community*
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mentorship
MTC Venture Mentoring Services
The Maryland Tech Council Venture Mentoring Services Connects Entrepreneurs with Business Experts. Specially trained teams of volunteers with expertise in entrepreneurial activity and start-up busines
Startups
Early
Established
Mature
Other
Made @ Dent
MADE@DENT teaches students to become better makers and entrepreneurs while preparing them for the workforce. Students are paid hourly wages to operate a business that sells custom corporate gifts, awa
Startups
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Early
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Mature
Event
Made in Baltimore Summer Popup
Our Spring/Summer Pop-Up Shop re-opens May 1 at 20 W North Ave, and applications are due April 10. There are loads of benefits to putting your products in the pop-up shop, and applying is easy. We req
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation Grants
Founders Marion and Henry Knott had a vision: To provide resources for nurturing and sustaining family unity through cultural, educational, health care and human service activities in the Roman Catholic community and through the activities of other d...
Nonprofits
Early
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Mature
Mentorship
Market Search
Many start-up companies fail due to a lack of understanding of their market. While there is no substitute for talking to potential customers, entrepreneurs first need to assess their potential market
Startups
Idea
Early
Established
Group
Maryland AI Meetup
Artificial Intelligence Maryland (MD-AI) is for researchers, developers, data scientists, founders, and investors interested in learning and networking around AI technologies, applications, and opport
Nonprofits
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Small Businesses
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Mature
Other
Maryland Business Express
Maryland Business Express provides you with all the resources you need to start a business in Maryland.
Startups
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Mature
Funding
Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Manufacturing Fund
This $5 million incentive program helps Maryland manufacturers to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) that is urgently needed by hospitals and health-care workers across the country.
Startups
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Mentorship
Maryland Capital Enterprises - Consulting
Maryland Capital Enterprises, Inc. (MCE), a private nonprofit, has worked to build communities by supporting local small businesses. Maryland Capital Enterprises provides counseling and develops busin
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Mentorship
Maryland Capital Enterprises - Mentorship & Education
MCE offers free consulting and technical services to current and future business owners. Our services. MCE will provide local entrepreneurs as mentors for aspiring business owners. They provide busine
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
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Funding
Maryland Capital Enterprises - Micro and Business Loans
MCE offers three loan products to assist clients in starting or growing their own business.
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Funding
Maryland Casino Business Investment Fund (MCBIF)
The MISSION of the Maryland Casino Business Investment Fund is to provide affordable and flexible financing to Maryland based small, minority, women and veteran owned businesses in order to build the
Small Businesses
Established
Coworking
Maryland Center for Entrepeneurship
Not sure you are ready to start your business or are just off the ground? The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship offers a business resource center to support businesses of all types across the count
Startups
Small Businesses
Idea
Early
Established
Other
Maryland Cybersecurity Asset Map
A geographic map of the cyber assets in Maryland
Nonprofits
Startups
Small Businesses
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Mature
Funding
Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS)
Grants for Technology Product DevelopmentMarket-driven new technology and innovation leads to new products and new jobs. Creating jobs in innovative Maryland companies is what the Maryland Industri
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Funding
Maryland Innovation Initiative
Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) promotes the commercialization of research conducted in partnership with Maryland universities and institutions.
Startups
Established
Other
Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center
The Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center (MIPLRC) offers free legal services to entrepreneurs and emerging technology companies, including patent applications, prior art searches, lice
Startups
Idea
Early
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Mature
Incubator
Maryland International Incubator
The Maryland International Incubator (MI2) is the outcome of a collaboration between University of Maryland, College Park, and the Maryland Department of Commerce (DBED), aimed at connecting the state
Startups
Small Businesses
Established
Mature
Funding
Maryland Momentum Fund
Investing in the University System of Maryland's people and most promising tech ventures.
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
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Mature
Funding
Maryland Neighborhood Exchange
The Maryland Neighborhood Exchange facilitates grassroots investing in the state’s most promising local and minority-owned businesses.
Startups
Small Businesses
Early
Established
Mature
Funding
Maryland Nonprofit Development Center Program and Fund (NIMBL)
This interest-free, micro bridge loan program and fund supports the operations of nonprofit entities. The program is administered by the Maryland Nonprofit Development Center and the Maryland Departme
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Maryland Property Search Portal
Check out a full database of commercial and industrial properties in Maryland. This database assists businesses seeking industrial or office space for their own use.
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Maryland Small Business Development Center Baltimore
Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers FREE individualized consulting, from start up to established businesses. We also offer comprehensive training programs, from those just thinkin
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Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority (MSBDFA)
MSBDFA promotes the viability and expansion of businesses owned by economically and socially disadvantaged entrepreneurs. MSBDFA uses include working capital, supplies and materials, machinery and equ
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Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF)
Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF) was established by the governor and the Maryland General Assembly under the Maryland Stem Cell Research Act of 2006. The purpose of the fund is to promote stat
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Maryland Technology Internship Program
The Maryland Technology Internship Program (MTIP) helps Maryland retain top talent by increasing the number of paid technical internships offered in the state. Administered by UMBC and funded by the
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Maryland Venture Fund
The Maryland Venture Fund is an early-stage, evergreen venture capital fund dedicated to funding and growing the next generation of outstanding businesses in Maryland. We are an experienced team with
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Mentor Dinner Series
Are you a student entrepreneur in Maryland looking for mentors? Innov8MD's Mentor Dinner Series can help you find them! Each month during the Spring, we unite student entrepreneurs and industry expert
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Mentors in Residence Program
Each of our FastForward members is paired with one or more mentors who have successfully built, sold and invested in startup companies. These Mentors-In-Residence (MIRs) operate under nondisclosure ag
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Microenterprise Loan Program
The Maryland Microenterprise Loan Program expands opportunities for microenterprise development, creates new opportunities for small business development and sustains local economies in Maryland commu
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Mildred M. Coughlin Scholarship Grants
Named for a former principal of Western High School, this scholarship is for young women graduating from Western High School with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who plan to attend a four-year liberal arts college or university....
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Military Personnel and Veteran-owned Small Business Loan Program (MPVSBLP)
MPVSBLP provides no interest loans of up to $50,000, from one to eight years, for businesses owned by military reservists, veterans, National Guard personnel and for small businesses that employ or ar
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MindHub
Mindhub is Baltimore's premier incubator and co-working space for growing software startups. Based in the offices of Mindgrub, a leading technical agency and creative consultancy, the Mindhub is a spa
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Mitzvah Fund for Good Deeds Grants
The Mitzvah Fund for Good Deeds provides mini-grants to nonprofit organizations serving Baltimore City to facilitate their good works in neighborhoods and schools...
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More Jobs for Marylanders Incentive Program
More Jobs for Marylanders, promotes the growth of manufacturing in Maryland by providing tax incentives for manufacturing job creation, encourages manufacturers to invest in new equipment. . .
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Morgan State University Entrepreneurship Alumni Chapter
To maintain a network of MSU Alumni Entrepreneurs for business opportunities and to serve as a resource for entrepreneurial development for students, the overall University and the surrounding communi
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Mtech Ventures
Mtech Ventures partners with entrepreneurs to build leading technology companies. With company founders facing challenges such as business planning, staffing, launching, and financing, we provide expe
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N-Step
The overall objective of N-STEP (NIST - Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program) is to provide opportunities for motivated researchers to build upon the experience gained while working at NIST
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NET/WORK Baltimore
NET/WORK is a technology jobs fair showcasing vibrant companies seeking talent and talented people seeking work. Nothing stiff or stuffy about it. The companies at NET/WORK are psyched to show off the
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Neighborhood BusinessWorks
Neighborhood BusinessWorks loan program provides flexible financing to new or expanding small businesses and nonprofit organizations in Sustainable Communities and Priority Funding Areas throughout th
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Neighborhood BusinessWorks
Neighborhood BusinessWorks loan program provides flexible financing to new or expanding small businesses and nonprofit organizations
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Network Advisors
Growing great companies takes more than money and Maryland's entrepreneurs repeatedly express the need for assistance in certain very specific areas. To help meet that need TEDCO has partnered with a
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New Market Venture Partners
New Markets Venture Partners is a leading early- and growth-stage venture capital firm that invests in and helps build transformative education, information technology and business services companies
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Newsmaker Breakfast Series
The GBC Newsmaker Breakfast Series consists of 10 events scheduled throughout the year, with each program consisting of an elected official, government or business leader or panel of high profile infl
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Next Stage Tech Fund
AAEDC's Next Stage Tech Fund is a loan with flexible payment terms intended to help technology companies get to the next stage of growth.
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NextGen Venture Partners
We back exceptional entrepreneurs through the collective power of the nation's top founders and innovation executives.
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Nexus Strategy
We invest in biomedical technology companies created by world-renowned, serial scientist-entrepreneurs with a proven track record in spinning out and starting up category-defining businesses.
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Nonprofit Consulting
Whether you're undertaking a new strategic plan, training your board members, or seeking fundraising assistance, our Consulting Group offers creative and practical problem-solving expertise to address
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Novak Biddle Venture Partners
Novak Biddle Venture Partners provides equity financing and assistance to the management of early-stage, information technology companies principally located in the Mid-Atlantic region.
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Oca Mocha
OCA Mocha’s mission is to create a shared space and experience that fosters ongoing engagement between UMBC and its surrounding communities. Consistent with that mission, UMBC and community groups may reserve the OCA Mocha community meeting room
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Open Entrepreneur Office Hours @ IMET
Pro bono advising sessions every month for startups and aspiring life science and technology entrepreneurs. Harbor Launch at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) gathers repres
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Open Hack Night
The Baltimore Hackerspace Open Hack night is an opportunity. It's an opportunity to show off your newest idea, creation, or prototype, meet people with similar or different skill sets, and an opportun
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Open Society Institute-Baltimore Grants
The program staff of the Open Society Institute-Baltimore (OSI) work closely with a broad range of actors at the city and state level—community and civic leaders, policymakers, advocates, academicians and practitioners, among others—and monitor shift...
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Makerspace
Open Works
At Open Works, we believe everyone is a maker. We've built a place where everyone can build nearly anything. Our mission is to make tools, technology, and the knowledge to use them accessible to all.
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Opportunity Zone Program
The Opportunity Zone program is a nationwide initiative administered by the U. S. Treasury created under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The program provides federal tax incentives for investment in
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PNC Bank Grants
For more than 160 years, we have been committed to providing our clients with great service and powerful financial expertise to help them meet their financial goals. We are proud of our longstanding history of supporting not only our customers but al...
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Parnership to END Homelessness RFI Grants
The Community Foundation invests directly in nonprofit organizations, communities, and systems change to solve problems and change lives. We seek out and support innovative solutions that lead to community transformation. We are fortunate to partner ...
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Partnership for Workforce Quality (PWQ)
PWQ provides matching training grants and support services targeted to improve the competitive position of small and mid-sized manufacturing and technology companies. Grants are used to increase the s
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Pathfinder Innovation Program
BHI and Launch Workplaces are co-hosting a series of education and 1:1 consulting sessions on topics of interest to early stage biohealth and technology companies. These sessions are open to all start
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Pitch Creator
Once you have completed your business canvas, interviewed customers, and started to build a team, you might be ready to consider developing an investment pitch. Entrepreneurs should understand that pi
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Pivot Creative Spaces
PIVOT offers Flexible Office Space with everything you need in one low price - Perfect for freelancers, business professionals, entrepreneurs, innovators and anyone else who needs modern, flexible off
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Pop Up Shops
Got a good idea for a retail shop? Test it out as a 3-month holiday pop-up shop!
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Prelude Pitch
Find out if your Start-Up is investor ready. Each month, TEDCO invites five companies to give their pitch. They will pitch in front of our team members and experienced mentors to receive valuable feed
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President's Entrepeneurial Fellowship
One of UMB's top priorities is commercializing innovative technologies discovered by UMB faculty into new therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, medical devices, software solutions, and research tools.
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Program Related Investments
In addition to traditional grants, the Foundation makes program-related investments (PRIs). PRIs are typically low-cost loans or loan guarantees and equity investments provided at below-market rates
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Program for Investors in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME)
This grant will provide funding for private, nonprofit microenterprise development organizations; microenterprise development programs run by State/Local/Tribal Governments; or Indian tribes intereste
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Propel Baltimore Fund
The Propel Baltimore Fund makes investments companies committed to headquartering in Baltimore City.
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Public Allies Maryland - Rolling Apps
Baltimore Corps is seeking 25 Public Allies who are as dynamic as our city. All of our Allies have a passion for social impact. Because Allies are deployed to work with leading social entrepreneurs an
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Raymond V. Haysbert Sr. Entrepreneurship Lecture Series
The Raymond V. Haysbert, Sr. Entrepreneurship Lecture Series provides a platform for successful entrepreneurs to candidly share their experiences and insights with UMBC students, faculty, alumni and t
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Red Abbey Venture Partners
Red Abbey Venture Partners is a life sciences investment firm that was founded in 2004 and invested in 14 privately held and 9 publicly traded life sciences companies.
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Reginald F. Lewis Foundation Grants
The Lewis family continues Mr. Lewis’ advocacy to support programs that promote African American history and culture, and give future leaders access to better education....
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Research and Development Tax Credit (R&D)
Businesses that have qualified RandD expenditures in Maryland may qualify for two state income tax credits, the Basic RandD Tax Credit and the Growth RandD Tax Credit. The tax credit remains in effect unti
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Resources, Access and Mentoring Program (RAMP)
At Saul Ewing Arnstein and Lehr, we believe in making connections for the benefit of our clients and friends. Through RAMP, the firm brings together entrepreneurs, investors, higher education and commer
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Robert G. Hisaoka Speaker Series
The Robert G. Hisaoka Speaker Series was created through a generous three-year gift from Robert G. Hisaoka '79, who aims to bring business leaders and startup founders to the University of Maryland th
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Robert W Deutsche Foundation
The Robert W. Deutsch Foundation invests in innovative people, projects, and ideas that improve the quality of life in Baltimore and beyond.
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Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Grants
The Robert W. Deutsch Foundation invests in innovative people, projects, and ideas that improve the quality of life in Baltimore and beyond....
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Rockville Innovation Center
Supporting the growth of early stage product companies/innovation centers developing health IT, cybersecurity, bioinformatics and other enabling technologies.
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Rural Business Innovation Initiative
Rural Business Innovation Initiative (RBI2) assists start up and small technology-based businesses in the rural areas of Maryland to advance the company to a higher level of success. The program offer
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