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COVID Business Resource Dashboard

By now, there are a ton of programs and guides to help Baltimore businesses navigate COVID, so we put them all into an easy-to-use filterable database
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Centralized Baltimore Business Database

This database serves as a centralized source of Baltimore Businesses that could use your support during this time! Please add your business and contribute any additional information
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Local Resources for Businesses Affected by COVID

Here at EcoMapBaltimore, we are dedicated to supporting small businesses as they navigate through the COVID downturn. Here is a guide of local resources that can help businesses weather the crisis.
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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.
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Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund
Grants up to $10,000 not to exceed 3 months of cash operating expenses for Maryland businesses and nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 with 50 or fewer employees.
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Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Loan Fund
Loans up to $50,000 (not to exceed three months of cash operating expenses) open to Maryland businesses impacted by the COVID-19 with fewer than 50 employees.
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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.
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StarTUp Accelerator
April 10, 2020
The Towson University StarTUp Accelerator is an intensive eight-week, cohort-based fellowship where ventures take residency and work in a collaborative space accelerating their venture
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UP/Start Venture Competition
April 14, 2020
The Up/Start Venture Competition, an initiative of MICApreneurship, focuses on incubating and building creative business ventures within the MICA community. Working with industry partners, the UP/St
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Baltipreneurs Accelerator
April 15, 2020
The Baltipreneurs Accelerator will provide a total of $15,000 in funding for members of the Baltimore community, (including Loyola Students, faculty, and staff) who are building a business or an innovative social venture. Five to eight selected teams will join the Accelerator to receive . . .
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CyberQuest Pitch Competition
April 21, 2020
Gula Tech Adventures proudly announces our first ever cyber pitch competition - CyberQuest 2020. The winner will receive a $150,000 investment from Gula Tech Adventures
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Creative Baltimore Fund
April 26, 2020
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.
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Rise to the Challenge Competition
April 29, 2020
The Rise to the Challenge Pitch Competition offers over $20,000 in cash and professional services up for grabs. The Competition promises to be UB's most exciting competition of the year. This could be
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March 18, 2020
How to Finance Your Startup: Advice From Real Angels and VC
Get the 411 on seeking and obtaining investments from local angel investors and venture capitalists, and using the capital to grow your venture. Speakers: Frank Glover, Lead Director, TedCo Seed Investment Fund Mike Leffer, Principal, Squadra John S...
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April 29, 2020
Rise to the Challenge
The event features 6-8 finalists, in several categories, competing to win more than $20,000 in seed money and professional services to launch or grow their businesses. What’s in it for you? Come to: Support and cheer for Baltimore’s budding entrepre...
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April 14, 2020
2020 BioHealth Capital Region Forum
***PLEASE NOTE: the date of this forum has shifted to April 14-15th from April 15th-16th. We hope you still will be able to join us! *** This invitation-only event is free for executive level biotech leaders and is presented by AstraZeneca, BioHealt...
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March 10, 2020
Health Innovation Roundtable
Join UMB's entrepreneurial and innovative student body as we explore what it means to possess a versatile healthcare degree in an ever-changing industry. Students will participate in small 'round table' style sessions hosted by seasoned entrepreneurs...
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April 6, 2020
SOCAP 365 Baltimore
A collaboration between SOCAP and Impact Hub Baltimore, this full-day program convenes over 250 cross-sector leaders unlocking the potential of markets to drive positive impact. Regional impact investors, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, corporations,...
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