Frederick County Business Grants

Business Grants

For additional resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19, please visit the Office of Economic Development webpage:
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Grant Program

The Frederick County Hospitality and Lodging Grants program is NOW OPEN.

Questions about the grant program can be emailed to the Office of Economic Development.

Current Service Grant Program


Grant Applications OPEN 8:00 am on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 and will CLOSE 3:00 pm on Thursday, February 11, 2021

The Frederick County Hospitality and Lodging Grants program is NOW OPEN. Please read the instructions below in full before you apply for the grant. Any general questions about the program may be sent to Email or contact 301-600-1058.

To apply, go to: Grant Program

These funds will be disbursed to all eligible applications who:

  •  Have a minimum of 10 rentable sleeping rooms if they are a hotel, or if a bed and breakfast have  at least 5 rentable rooms 
  •  Are subject to and current in payment of hotel tax imposed by Frederick County.
  •  Are in good standing with the State of Maryland and Frederick County 
  •  Have experienced reduction in gross revenue of at least 25% for the April 2020 - November 2020 compared to the gross revenue of April 2019 - November 2019

Businesses can use the grant funds to regular operating costs and costs related to COVID 19. 

Examples include:

● Normal operating costs, such as

  • Rent
  • Payroll
  • Job training
  • Taxes
  • Debt Service or similar costs

● Purchase of PPE, sanitization services or other COVID-19 related costs,

Questions about the program can be directed to OED email

  1. Expense Form