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MSBA Participation on MD Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Workgroup

The MSBA is an integral partner of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce (MDCC) and serves as a member organization on the MDCC COVID-19 Workgroup. The MDCC COVID-19 Workgroup meets via conference call every Thursday.

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Businesses and Firms

Local Emergency Relief Funds for Nonprofits (from Citrin Cooperman):

  • The Baltimore Community Foundation: COVID-19 Evolving Community Needs Fund: Created to enable rapid response to the coronavirus pandemic on the region’s communities workforce, and vulnerable populations.
  • Greater Washington Community Foundation: COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund: Designed to support emergency preparedness and response efforts, and to help mitigate the impact on disproportionately affected communities in our region. The fund will be focused on addressing lost wages, relief for small business workers, expanding access to medical services, and meeting the unique needs of people experiencing homelessness, among other needs
  • Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund: The $50 million fund will provide grants up to $10,000 for businesses and nonprofits with up to 50 employees. Grant assistance is intended to provide interim relief complementing actions with its bank, business interruption insurance, and financial partners.
  • The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund: The Fund’s focus will be to help communities who are disproportionately impacted by the virus and its economic consequences. The Fund is designed to complement the work of public health officials, as COVID-19 is a public health issue, and as such, funding decisions will be made in consultation with them across our entire service area in Northern Virginia.
 

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