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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Maryland SBDC Now Hiring Bilingual Business Consultant

The Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hiring a Bilingual Business Consultant (Spanish). Note: This position is located in Anne Arundel County. 

Position Summary/Purpose of Position: 

The Business Consultant is responsibl...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Potential Downtown Flooding Into Friday Morning

We are resending this announcement. Downtown businesses located on the City Dock should be aware of the possibility of flooding today and prepare accordingly. 

The Annapolis Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is monitoring the approaching heavy ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Resumed

The SBA resumed accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications from participating lenders on Monday, April 27.

The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. S...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Today's Business Counseling Workshop with Patrick Shurney

It’s not too late to sign up for today’s Business Counselling Workshop.

We understand a lot of our local business owners and nonprofits still have questions about the repayment process, HR, benefits, and financing options related to rou...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Application Opens Tomorrow

On Friday, April 24, the Maryland Department of Labor will launch a new, one-stop unemployment insurance application allowing Marylanders to file claims for all unemployment programs entirely online. 

This includes the Pandemic Unemployment Assist...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Reminder: Business Counseling Workshops with Patrick Shurney

We understand a lot of our local business owners and nonprofits still have questions about the repayment process, HR, benefits, and financing options related to round one of the Payroll Protection Plan “PPP.” 

The Small Busines...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Save Small Business Fund: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

The Save Small Business Fund is a grantmaking initiative offering short-term relief for small employers in the United States and its territories. It is an initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Funded by corporate and philanthropic partner...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Maryland Heritage Areas COVID-19 Emergency Operating Grants

Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) is now offering emergency operating grants up to $20,000 for nonprofit organizations that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidelines are available here. Applications will be accepted on a rolling b...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

City of Annapolis #AnnapolisRecycles Short Survey

While spending more time at home, the amount of recycling grows! The City of Annapolis Department of Public Works remains dedicated to providing a healthy environment for you, our neighbors, businesses and schools. By recycling properly, you provide jobs ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

New Tool! Maryland Business Relief Wizard

New tool has officially launched! 

Wondering which programs your business can apply for? There are numerous local and national programs for businesses in need of emergency support, but understanding which options are relevant for your organization...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Check the Status of Your Maryland COVID-19 Loan/Grant

All businesses that have submitted an application for the Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Loan/Grant can now check the status of that application by signing up for a Maryland OneStop account through the Maryland OneStop Portal.

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

MSAC Opens Emergency Grants for Arts Organizations and Independent Artists

In response to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) has created special grant opportunities that provide emergency funding to arts organizations and artists in Maryland as they adjust to losses sustained because of progr...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Additional SBA/SBDC Support for Small Business Relief Resources

The Maryland SBDC now has a dedicated COVID-19 SB Resources Webinar Page to help guide you through the new SBA financial resources for businesses affected by COVID-19. All of their webinars will be posted on this page.    &n...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

SBDC Webinar: New Financial Resources for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

The Maryland Small Business Development Center (MDSBDC) is hosting two upcoming trainings about provisions in the CARE Act that can help business.

Join SBDC Counselors as they discuss details about new emergency relief programs from the US Small Business A...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

EEOC Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws Webinar

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will publicly post a prerecorded online webinar addressing questions arising under any of the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and the COVID-19 pandemic to its website www.eeoc.gov on Friday...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

SBDC Webinar: COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds Resources for Small Businesses

3/24/2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT) Open - 499 places remaining 3/24/2020 1:00 PM (EDT) No Fee 

Join SBDC Counselors as we discuss details about new emergency relief programs from the US Small Business Adm...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Governor Hogan's Executive Order to Close Non-Essential Businesses

As of March 23, Governor Hogan has ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses, including all establishments and facilities that are not part of the critical infrastructure sectors identified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. See Homela...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Mayor Buckley's Curbside Chat - Forest Drive

Mayor Gavin Buckley and the City’s Emergency Management and Economic Development staff visited the Forest Drive business community to give a Curbside Chat and share important COVID-19 resources and information.

Watch the video here:

https://www.fa...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Annapolis Businesses Now Eligible For SBA's Federal Disaster Loans

Maryland’s Economic Injury Declaration Request has been approved by the SBA.

Businesses in the City of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County are now authorized to apply for the SBA’s Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Nonprofits...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Mayor Buckley's Curbside Chat - West Annapolis and Downtown Annapolis

Mayor Gavin Buckley and the City’s Emergency Management and Economic Development staff visited West Annapolis and Downtown Annapolis to give a Curbside Chat to our business community and share important COVID-19 resources and information.

Watch t...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Bid Posting: Lafayette Park Pier Replacement

Procurement Announcement

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed bids for construction services until 2:00 p.m., local time, Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Bids will be opened and read aloud in the Central Purchasing Office, 161 Duke of Gloucester Stre...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Have a Heart, Do Your Part! A Pop-Up Cleanup

Annapolis Green is calling upon the community to join in for a fun, fast and effective litter pickup and cleanup. All neighborhood associations, business groups, and faith-based organizations are welcome to participate. Get to know your neighbors, build p...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Bid Notice: External Defibrillators

Procurement

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed bids for medical equipment until 2:00 P. M., local time, Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Bids shall be opened and read aloud in the Central Purchasing Office located at 161 Duke of Gl...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Bid Notice: Cheston Avenue Bulkhead Replacement

Procurement

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed proposals for engineering design services for bulkhead replacement until 2:00 p.m., local time, Tuesday, February11, 2020.  Proposals must be submitted to the Central Purc...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Bid Notice: Truxtun Heights Storm Drainage Study

Procurement

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed proposals for engineering design services for storm water drainage until 2:00 p.m., local time, Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Proposals must be submitted to the Central Purchasing ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

US Census Bureau Hiring Event

The  U.S. Census Bureau is hiring in Anne Arundel County to assist with the 2020 Census count. There is a Recruitment Event Wednesday, January 29 at 11 am & 12 pm.  Interested individuals are encouraged to come and meet with the Recr...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

SBDC Workshop: Start Your Business

Date: December 12, 2019Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PMLocation: Bowie City Hall, 15901 Excalibur Road, Bowie MD 20716Cost: $55Contact Information: (410) 706-5463 

The Smart Start Your Business workshop is one in a series of three workshops highl...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

SBA Twitter Chat: How to Write a Business Plan

In recognition of National Write a Business Plan Month, join the Small Business Administration (@SBAgov) and industry experts for a Twitter chat about how to write a successful business plan on December 10. They’ll be sharing tips and resources ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Anne Arundel County Minority Outreach Event

November 8, 2019, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm - Exhibit and network with Anne Arundel County’s Department of Public Works

Looking for Small, Minority and Women Owned Firms that perform or supply the following:

Goods:

Asphalt/Asphalt Equipment, Safety equip...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Nominations Open: Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce 2019 Business Hall of Fame Awards

Each year, the Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce celebrates the success and outstanding performance of several organizations at the annual Business Hall of Fame Awards and Dinner.  This year, the event will be held on October 18th. 

They n...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

SBIR Road Tour Coming to UMD

Fri, Sep 20, 2019 8:00 AM

Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, College Park

The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies to the country’s largest source of early stage funding – the...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Bid Notice: Parking Facilities

Procurement

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed Statements of Qualifications (“SOQ”) for Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Maintain services until 2:00 p.m., local time, Thursday, November 7, 2019. Qualification s...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Runway to Success Application Round Open

Runway to Success Powered By Southwest Airlines helps Anne Arundel County small businesses that want to take advantage of business development opportunities outside of Maryland.  The Runway to Success Program awards a qualified business two South...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

SBA's Small Business Summer School

School’s out for summer, but it's not for your small business. Take advantage of the SBA's Learning Center which offers a variety of FREE online courses to help you start and run your business. Topics include, but not limited to marketing, gover...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Ready, Set, GROW! Access to Capital Forum

Date And Time: Thu, June 20, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Governor's Coordinating Offices, First Floor Conference Rooms A&B, 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032

This unique workshop is all about money! Gain an insightfu...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

SBA Webinars: 2019 National Small Business Week

In case you missed the 2019 National Small Business Week Virtual Conference, you are still in luck. The seven webinars are available to watch on demand. 

The webinars include:

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Bid Notice: Roadway Supplies

Procurement

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed bids for roadway supplies until 2:00 p.m., local time, Thursday, June 27, 2019.  Bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud in the Central Purchasing Office located at 1...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Bid Notice: Water Treatment Chemicals

Procurement

The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed bids for water treatment chemicals until 2:00 P. M., local time, Wednesday, June 19, 2019.  Bids shall be opened and read aloud in the Central Purchasing Office located at...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

AAEDC’s Annual Business Appreciation Week is Coming Soon

Business Appreciation Week is 4/23-4/27. Ambassador groups will take part in more than 35 visits to businesses large and small around the county – including the City Annapolis. The visits provide an opportunity for ambassadors to listen to concerns and su...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Grow Your Small Business in 2018 with the help of the SBA

Emerging Leaders is a FREE executive-level training program that provides tools and resources to help sustain and grow those small companies that have the potential for quick growth and job creation. This intensive executive entrepreneurship series includ...

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