Grants

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501C Grant- Application HERE

Funds requested through this application are limited to not-for-profit entities that have a place of business within corporate limits or provide a public service to the citizens of the Town of Perryville for specific purposes as defined in the application. Not for profit entities must be a 501 (c) entity and must be in good standing with the Town of Perryville, Cecil County and the State of Maryland. All funding is contingent upon the availability of Impact Grant funding from the State of Maryland.

 

Perryville Business Development Grant - Application HERE

The Goal of the Business Development Grant Program is to promote economic development aimed at creating new job opportunities, filling vacant store fronts, and encouraging diversification, additional private sector investment and in-fill business development. This program will provide existing and new small businesses with funds necessary to meet operational needs and remain financially viable.

 

Revitalization Grant- Application HERE

The Goal of the Downtown Revitalization Grant Program is to improve the appearance of the properties in the identified districts in order to preserve Perryville’s character and environment, maintain neighborhood stability and property values, promote economic development that provides job opportunities, encourage further economic investment, diversification, and expansion which offer a broad range of employment and business opportunities, and establish opportunities to enhance services.

http://rural.maryland.gov/maerdaf/

Maryland Agricultural Education and Rural Development Assistance Fund  (MAERDAF), administered by the Rural Maryland Council, provides grants to rural-serving nonprofit organizations that promote statewide and regional planning, economic and community development, and agricultural and forestry education. Also eligible are rural community colleges that support small and agricultural businesses through enhanced training and technical assistance. MAERDAF's goal is to increase the overall capacity of rural-serving nonprofit organizations and community colleges to meet a multitude of rural development challenges and to help them establish new public/private partnerships for leveraging non-state sources of funding. 

 

http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid=2015/06/0172.xml&contentidonly=true

This one is USDA's Rural Cooperative Development Grant program improves economic conditions in rural areas by helping individuals and businesses start, expand or improve the operations of rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses through cooperative development centers. Other eligible grant activities may include conducting feasibility studies and creating business plans. 

 

http://mmp.maryland.gov/EarnedIt/Pages/default.aspx

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Developoment and For a short time, the Maryland Mortgage Program is offering a 2.75% mortgage rate* and up to $10,000 in Down Payment Assistance to qualified home buyers that have at least $25,000 of student debt or are active military and honorably discharged veterans. 

 

For information on Home Repair Funding available through USDA, click here.