The Mount Airy Economic Development Commission

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Resources for Finding Loans for Small Businesses

The Frederick County, Maryland, Office of Economic Development’s (OED) website has plenty of information for small businesses seeking loans and other assistance:

Visit their Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Read a success story – a company that obtained financing through the Frederick County Small Business Revolving Loan Fund

Browse a list of services offered by the OED

The Carroll County Department of Economic Development’s website has a page on Financing, Incentives and Taxes that includes information on local programs and State financing programs to help small businesses.

The Small Business Resources page has information on Carroll’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

Our Local Advisors
Jim Gangawere, (left) and Katherine Jacovelli (center) of the
Frederick County OED; and Mike Fish (right) of the Carroll County SBDC.

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) website has details of the Neighborhood BusinessWorks Program.

This program provides flexible gap financing in the form of below-market interest rate loans to small businesses and nonprofit organizations locating or expanding in locally designated neighborhood revitalization areas. (Mount Airy is now such an area.) Financing ranges from $25,000 to $500,000 for up to 50 percent of a project’s total cost.

Visit the program’s page here and also see a success story – Mount Airy’s very own Chocolate Treasure Chest!

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