Carroll County is not a member of any lobbying organizations nor does the county employ any lobbyists. The county does not give grants although it does provide county funds to private non-profits which in turn provide services to Carroll residents. 

The county does belong to the following regional, state or national organizations:

Maryland Association of Counties and the Rural Coalition 
(Fees - $20,650 and $5,000 respectively) 

National Association of Counties 
(Fee - $2,999) 

Baltimore Metropolitan Council
(Fee- $60,130 which includes cooperative purchasing, reservoir agreements and BRTB) 

Baltimore Regional Transportation Board 
(Fee- Included in BMC above) 

Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore 

Greater Baltimore Committee 
(Fee - $1,795) 

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce 
(Fee – $1,699) 

Carroll County Technology Council 
(Fee- $350) 

National Council on Aging 
(Fee - $145)