Worcester Co. Announces Grants For Small Businesses, Farmers Impacted By Pandemic

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Worcester County small business owners and farmers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic will be able to apply for grants.

Applications through the Workforce Back to Business COVID-19 Assistance Grant Program will be accepted online for two weeks starting July 8th. An independent review panel will evaluate the applications.

Grants will be awarded in increments of $5,000 based on the number of employees. Businesses with 1-25 employees could qualify for a grant of $5,000, and businesses with 25-50 full-time employees could be eligible for a grant of $10,000.

A grant of $7,500 could be available for agricultural producers through Worcester County Economic Development, which received CARES Act funding through the State of Maryland.

To find out more, visit chooseworcester.com