Resources for Small Businesses in Response to COVID 19

Updated 8/24/20

We know that these are incredibly challenging and uncertain times for Baltimore’s small business community as you make difficult decisions on how to limit and adapt operations to protect the health and financial well being of your employees, customers, and business with the spread of COVID 19. We are compiling resources that are available and may be of assistance to businesses in Baltimore and throughout the state during this time of crisis, and will continue to update as new information becomes available.


BDC Small Business Assistance Grant Reopens: Baltimore City small businesses with annual revenues under $750,000 or $1.5 million for restaurants who have been impacted by COVID 19 are eligible to apply for additional grant funding from BDC. Application deadline 10/16/2020. Businesses who have not already received PPP or City assistance funding will be prioritized. Apply here 

Baltimore Business Lending COVID 19 Relief Small Business Grant ;Baltimore Business Lending is offering a limited amount of $10,000 grants to small businesses in Baltimore impacted by COVID 19. Application deadline 10/16/2020 at 5:00pm

Share your Experience!
Complete the Baltimore Development Corporation Impact Survey and the Impact Hub Baltimore Supplemental Economic Impact Assessment 

Relief Funds

Guides & General Resources

Free In-Kind Resources for Small Businesses 

  • Free courses from ServSafe for restaurant and food service workers on Food Handler certification and Takeout and Delivery Covid 19 Precautions

Advising & Discussion Forums 

Guidance for Leading your Team

Access to Capital & Loans 

Legislation & Government Agency Response

Pages to Follow for Updates