Business Resources

JOTF values the important role our regional and local businesses play in providing economic opportunities for our Maryland workers. Below are resources for businesses in need of support as they navigate these challenging times:

Here is a list of useful resources that are frequently being updated with relevant COVID-19 information:

Small Business Assistance Grants:

Has your small business been affected by the recent closures from COVID-19? Do you need assistance in making payroll, with marketing materials to ensure folks are following public health guidelines, or other supports to keep things going? We’re pleased to announce that the Baltimore Development Corporation is offering the Small Business Assistance Grant to provide help for business owners.
The application period began on October 7th and ends on October 16th at 11:59PM.
Visit to complete the application.
Please see the attached graphics which provide the guidelines & instructions on how to apply.
Baltimore Business Lending, the small business division of Baltimore Community Lending, has received $300,000 in grant funding from Truist Financial Corporation through its Truist Charitable Fund, a donor-advised fund at The Winston-Salem Foundation, to make 30 discretionary grants of $10,000 each to small businesses located in Baltimore City that have been significantly impacted by COVID-19.
The grant application deadline is next Friday, Oct 16th by 5PM.

We encourage you to share the information with your family, friends, and networks.

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These truly are extraordinary times. JOTF is thankful to have you as a valued member of our community and look forward to our continued partnership, now and in the future.

Please stay safe, healthy, and distant.

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