BGE Energizing Small Business Grants Program, which is a component of BGE’s pledge to provide $15 million to assist Maryland’s small businesses with COVID-19 relief and recovery in 2021. The DetailsStarting today, September 1, eligible businesses located in BGE’s service area will have three opportunities to apply for grants of $20,000. To be eligible, a business must have between one and 25 employees (solopreneurs are eligible!), less than $7 million in annual revenue, a demonstrated need for support, a strong plan for moving forward, and be in good standing with the state of Maryland.
The application opened January 20, 2021 and will be held in three Rounds:
Applicants must be a for-profit business and an existing BGE electric and/or gas business customer. Additional eligibility criteria include:
BGE is pledging $15 million to assist Maryland’s small businesses with COVID-19 relief and recovery. Eligible businesses located in BGE’s service area can apply for a $20,000 BGE Energizing Small Business Grant. This grant program is part of BGE’s comprehensive Customer Relief and Energy Infrastructure Investment Plan, designed to help the state’s economic recovery from the pandemic.
LAUNCHED JANUARY 20, 2021
- Round 1 opens January 20 and closes March 3
- Round 2 opens May 5 and closes June 16
- Round 3 opens September 1 and closes October 13
Applications Are Now Open
Eligible small businesses selected as grant recipients will receive $20,000. Apply by sharing how a grant would provide economic relief and help grow your business.