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Veteran Owned Small Business and Maryland State Procurement

  Are you seeking a veteran owned small business or service disabled veteran owned small business in Maryland?  If so, visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Vendor Information Pages for a listing.       Veteran Owned Small Business Participation in Maryland State Procurement Effective October 1,  Read More…


Maryland Business Financing Programs

The Maryland Department of Commerce offers a number of financing programs to assist the state’s business community. Specific financing programs for small business clients include the following: Community Development Block Grant Program- dispersed to a local jurisdiction in the form of a conditional grant and then used for public improvements or loaned to a business Maryland Economic Adjustment  Read More…


Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program

The Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program has been met with great interest over the course of the last few years. NOTICE: Due to expanded eligibility and increased interest, the program has received a growing number of applications.  As a result, the program has temporarily discontinued accepting new loan requests until existing  Read More…


Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Program

Sponsored in part by the Maryland Department of Commerce, the Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) serves as a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).  The Maryland PTAP provides support in a number of ways, including: locating subcontracting opportunities market research to locate government agencies who buy your product or services assisting with registrations and certifications  Read More…


Maryland Small Business and Technology Development Center

The Maryland Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) provides confidential business services to help refine business plans, identify sources of capital, and develop strategies to support business growth and profitability.  The Maryland SBTDC network is divided into six regions which provide services to entrepreneurs and existing businesses across the state.  Each region offers a  Read More…


Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

The Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs is the State’s primary advocate for small, minority- and women-owned businesses. The Office promotes fairness and compliance in government contracting and endorses the utilization of certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Small Business Reserve (SBR) firms.  Learning to navigate the procurement process is a critical element  Read More…


Small Business Financing Services

The Maryland Department of Commerce provides a number of programs and services to assist and help grow the small business community. Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program The Maryland Department of Commerce, in consultation with the MDVA, is currently accepting applications for no-interest loans via the Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest  Read More…


    
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