Counselors, Support, and Education
SCORE – Nonprofit that matches business management counselor volunteers with small business owners in need of their expert advice
Small Business Development Center Network – Nonprofit organization that offers free individualized consulting to aspiring entrepreneurs, startups, and existing businesses.
Maryland Women’s Business Center – Nonprofit organization that works with entrepreneurs across Maryland’s capital region by way of three locations. Through their resources, they encourage women to start, sustain, and grow their businesses.
Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) – A program run by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce forced on training, educating, and mentoring veterans with small businesses to pursue federal contacting opportunities.
Maryland and Montgomery County Resources
Maryland Department of Commerce
- Financial Incentives
- Maryland Business Express Resources
- Maryland Business Express Funding and Incentives
Maryland One Stop – central hub for Maryland State licenses, forms, certificates, permits, applications, and registrations
Federal, State, and Local Government Contracting and Grant Opportunities
- Federal Contracting Opportunities
- Federal Grants Opportunities
- eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA)
- Maryland Grants
- Montgomery County Vendor Resources
Chambers of Commerce Information and Resources
Maryland Chamber of Commerce
US Small Business Administration