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Application Now Open for Hotel and Lodging Grant in Washington County

Application Now Open for Hotel and Lodging Grant in Washington County

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 12, 2021) – The Washington County Department of Business Development announces the application for the Hotel and Lodging Grant is now open. The application can be accessed by clicking the button below.
 
Applications will be accepted from 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, or until funds have been exhausted. Applications will be accepted electronically and can be downloaded at www.washcorises.net. Details for submission are stated on the application. The website also provides guidelines, application instructions, and answers frequently asked questions.
 
The Hotel and Lodging Grant program will award a total of $581,461. The award amount will be determined based on the hotel room capacity. Criteria of grant qualifications include a minimum requirement of 10 sleeping rooms for a hotel establishment (hotel, motel, inn, lodging business) or a minimum of 5 sleeping rooms for a Bed and Breakfast. Hotel and lodging owners who have previously received a Washington County Rise Up Business Stabilization Grant are still eligible for the Hotel and Lodging Grant.
 
Applicants are strongly encouraged to email their completed application to riseup@washco-md.net or to drop it off at the County Administration Building. Please be sure the application is fully complete, as only completed applications will be accepted and reviewed.
 
For specifics on terms and conditions of the grant program, please visit the Economic Recovery section at www.washcorises.net.
 
Please note any financial information shared as part of this application will remain confidential, but the names of businesses receiving grants and the amount they receive are public information.
 
For questions regarding eligibility criteria or required documentation, please email riseup@washco-md.net.
 
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