Maryland Resource Guide – An A-Z Resource Guide, outlining the latest updates and actions Maryland has taken thus far.
Maryland Interagency Website: COVID-19 Information for Businesses: Click HERE
Text Message Updates. To receive alerts, tips, and resources related to COVID-19 and other threats and hazards affecting, or that may affect Maryland, text “MdReady” to 898211.
MD Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Loan Fund: Click HERE
MD Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Fund: Click HERE
MD Dept of Labor COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund:
Governor Hogan and the Maryland Department of Labor launched the new COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund, designed to support businesses undergoing economic stresses due to the pandemic by preventing or minimizing the duration of unemployment resulting from layoffs. Businesses can apply for up to $50,000 in state money to keep employees on the payroll. Funds from the layoff aversion fund can be used several ways, including purchasing equipment to allow employees to work from home, cleaning services at businesses delivering essential services and other measures aimed at staving off layoffs.
One page Fact Sheet: http://www.labor.
Application (xls format): Download HERE
Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Manufacturing Fund:
This $5 million incentive program helps Maryland manufacturers to produce personal protective equipment (PPE) that is urgently needed by hospitals and health-care workers across the country. More details expected to be announced by Friday, March 27, 2020. When they are, they will be found here: https://commerce.
US Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Information:
Calling all Manufacturers – To assist the State and the people of Maryland, the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI) is creating a database of Maryland manufacturing companies that make components, technologies, materials and products needed to fight COVID-19.
Invite manufacturers that make components or end products for the medical industry to add their company to the database using the form found here: https://rmiofmaryland.
COVID-19 FAQ Sheet regarding employers questions about impact in the workplace: Click HERE
COVID-19 FAQs for self employed or 1099 contractors: Click HERE
COVID-19 Compliant Sick Leave Policies (for Employers in MD): Click HERE
Want to help? Do you have resources and capabilities that the state may need to assist in our efforts? If so, please send an email to Resource.MEMA@Maryland.gov
Need help with meals or unemployment assistance: Click HERE for a list of options.
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