Business, Health, Politics

Olszewski commits additional funds for eviction prevention

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—After significant response from residents applying for assistance from Phase One of Baltimore County’s Eviction Prevention Program, County Executive Johnny Olszewski has allocated an additional $1 million to support residents who are struggling to pay their rent and other housing-related expenses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This new funding will supplement the County’s previous $1 million …


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Governor Hogan announces $190 million in COVID-19 relief for small businesses, higher education, nonprofits

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced $190 million in relief to help colleges, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In total, over the last week, the governor has announced $475 million in new investments through the federal CARES Act. “As Maryland continues to grapple with an unprecedented fiscal crisis, we are directing more than $475 …


Governor Hogan announces $30 million in funding for eviction prevention assistance

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced the commitment of $30 million in new funding to prevent evictions and help Marylanders affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Too many Marylanders have faced undue financial hardships during this unprecedented crisis, including the inability to pay their rent,” said Governor Hogan. “While our eviction moratorium has helped families remain in safe and stable …

Applications for Baltimore County Small Business Emergency Relief grants to close today

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Applications for Baltimore County Small Business Emergency Relief grants will close at 5 p.m. on Friday. The program, which was first announced back in April, awards grants of up to $15,000 each to more than 650 Baltimore County-based small businesses. Grant applications are posted on the Department of Economic and Workforce Development website. To qualify for this grant …

Harford County awards $1.55 million in grants to 26 nonprofits promoting county tourism

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—Harford County plans to award $1.55 million to 26 local nonprofits for developing and implementing tourism-related activities in the fiscal year 2021. The county’s competitive award program is funded by the local hotel/lodging fee initiated in 2015 by County Executive Barry Glassman. Over the past six years, the Glassman administration has awarded a total of $9 million to …

Justice Department awards additional $4.143 million in grants to ten Maryland entities to address public safety during COVID-19 pandemic

BALTIMORE, MD—The Department of Justice has awarded more than $4.143 million to help public safety agencies in Maryland respond to the challenges posed by the outbreak of COVID-19, as part of the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding program. “These resources will help support law enforcement agencies’ efforts to promote public safety as they face extraordinary challenges as a result of the …

Board of Public Works approves funding for clean water, Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved more than $16 million in grants to reduce pollution and improve water quality. The board is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp, and Comptroller Peter Franchot. Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford chaired Wednesday’s meeting. “These are smart investments to protect public health and prevent water pollution in …

Baltimore County seeking proposals for emergency food, shelter grants

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County has issued a call for grant applications from county, community-based organizations that provide services related to food or shelter. The grants will be distributed as part of the federally-funded Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). “We know so many residents are struggling to address their families’ basic needs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said County …