Small Business Administration – MD Women’s Business Centers

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Opportunities and Recovery Solutions for Women Entrepreneurs.

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the launching of two Maryland Women’s Business Centers hosted by Morgan State University in Baltimore and Maryland Capital Enterprises in Salisbury.

Start, Grow, and Expand Businesses

These new centers will carry out the mission of helping women-owned small businesses start, grow, and expand their businesses and reflects the agency’s priority to increase access for women entrepreneurs to resources in socially and economically disadvantaged communities.

“The SBA’s funding of these nonprofit organizations will assist in the recovery and the empowerment of women entrepreneurs in Maryland, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

“The new centers are a key part of the SBA’s expansion of service to foster stronger local economies for women entrepreneurs whose small businesses generate new employment opportunities.”

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza.

The SBA’s Women’s Business Centers counseling, training, networking, workshops, technical assistance, and mentoring to women entrepreneurs on topics, including business startup, financial management, marketing, and procurement.

“This expansion in Maryland will enable Women’s Business Centers to help more women entrepreneurs not just stay afloat but be poised to expand.”

SBA Office of Entrepreneurial Development Allen Gutierrez   

About Maryland Capital Enterprises, Inc.

Maryland Capital Enterprises empowers businesses to grow, create jobs, and generate wealth on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and across the state of Maryland. MCE offers businesses access to the resources they need to start or grow their business.

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