BALTIMORE, MD — Eight Baltimore neighborhoods are amongst 41 recipients of grants to help small companies and financial restoration efforts, the governor introduced Tuesday.
Teams selling group growth in Attraction Metropolis acquired $1,655,230.
“We’re proud to help native small companies and assist them recuperate from the financial toll introduced on by the COVID-19 pandemic,” Gov. Larry Hogan stated in an announcement concerning the $7 million in grants issued throughout the state. “Maryland communities wouldn’t be the identical with out our vibrant, historic Foremost Streets.”
There are 33 designated Foremost Avenue Maryland communities and eight Foremost Avenue neighborhoods in Baltimore Metropolis, all of which utilized for and received grants, state officers stated.
“The pandemic has hit our small companies significantly onerous,” Maryland Division of Housing and Neighborhood Growth Secretary Kenneth C. Holt stated in an announcement. “The state and Baltimore Metropolis Foremost Avenue applications have an important position to play in supporting these companies, and this funding will enable them to supply grants to their native companies that can finally restore the vitality of their business districts and affect Maryland’s financial restoration.”
- $274,530 to Federal Hill Foremost Avenue
- $262,330 to Hamilton-Lauraville Foremost Avenue
- $257,893 to Southeast Neighborhood Growth Company (Highlandtown)
- $250,406 to Pigtown Foremost Avenue
- $213,525 to Upton Planning Committee
- $183,021 to Waverly Foremost Avenue
- $122,014 to Fells Level Foremost Avenue
- $91,511 to Belair-Edison Neighborhoods
In 2020 regardless of the coronavirus pandemic, officers stated 180 companies expanded or opened in Maryland’s Foremost Avenue Maryland communities, producing 665 new jobs and sparking 130 private and non-private investments totaling greater than $80 million in funding.