Westminster, MD, Thursday, April 15, 2021 – Today, the Carroll County Board of Commissioners voted to approve guidelines for the Maryland Relief Act of 2021 funding which will award $612,281.26 to Carroll County food and beverage providers. The Restaurant and Caterers COVID RELIEF Grant Program will support Carroll County food and beverage providers facing continued financial impacts from COVID-19.

All application information, including terms, eligibility, and qualification criteria, in addition, to fund uses, required documentation and grant dollar amounts are available on the Department of Economic Development’s website.  Interested businesses or persons should check the site regularly for updated information and apply online from this site.

TO APPLY: Submit a complete and accurate application with all required supporting documentation online starting Tuesday, April 20 at 12 noon and ending on Friday, April 30 at 4:00 pm

Director of Economic Development Jack Lyburn shared, “Our Carroll food and beverage establishments contribute immensely to our great quality of life and ongoing tourism efforts to attract visitors to Carroll. We are pleased to be able to provide these additional grants to help sustain them.”

All guidelines and information about Carroll County grant opportunities are located on the Carroll County Department of Economic Development website at www.carrollbiz.org.  If you have questions, please email info@carrollbiz.org.

Interested businesses should sign up for Carroll Connect and Carroll County Economic Development e-news and watch for information via the Department of Economic Development website at https://carrollbiz.org. No-cost business counseling is also available through the Carroll County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - please visit Maryland SBDC to connect with a counselor for further business assistance.