HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 16, 2020) – The Washington County Department of Business Development
announces the deadline to submit an application for the Rise Up Business Stabilization Grant
has been extended until June 30, 2020. This grant encourages small businesses in Washington County, Maryland that meet the criteria
to submit an application. Grant applications are accepted and funds are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
As of Tuesday, June 16, 2020, the County has processed 424 applications, with 111 grants awarded, totaling $1,091,233.35 distributed to local businesses.
Director of Business Development, Susan Small, said, “I am pleased to say that we will continue to offer the opportunity for Washington County businesses to apply for the Rise Up Business Stabilization Grant from the Federal CARES Act funding. Since we were unsure what the initial response would be, and we now have significant remaining funds, our team wants to make sure the businesses who need the money, get the money.”
Business owners can access the application by clicking the button below.