Calvert County Chamber of Commerce
The Calvert County Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit membership organization compiled of businesses and organizations throughout Southern Maryland.
Calvert County Department of Economic Development
The Calvert County Department of Economic Development works to assist, attract and retain strong, healthy and dynamic companies of all sizes and in all industry sectors.
Charles County Economic Development Department
The Charles County Economic Development Department promotes the economic vitality of Charles County by fostering a business environment where companies can grow and prosper. The Economic Development Department connects new and expanding businesses to resources in the community such as training, business sites, analytics, financing, regulatory assistance, and advocacy for commercial growth that enhances quality of life for all county residents.
Charles County Public Library
The resources and programming provided for businesses by the Charles County Public Library strive to meet the needs of the business owner and entrepreneur by providing materials on how to plan, finance, organize, operate and market a small business.
Maryland Department of Commerce
As the state’s primary economic development agency, we stimulate private investment and create jobs by attracting new businesses, encouraging the expansion and retention of existing companies, and providing workforce training and financial assistance to Maryland companies.
Maryland Department of Labor
The Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning (DWDAL) coordinates Maryland’s workforce programs ensuring that businesses have skilled employees needed to be competitive in today’s global, state, and local economies. Whether the economy is weak or strong, the Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning offers no-cost, solutions-based services across the business cycle.
The Small Business Development Center
The SBDC is the premier SBA resource partner for small business success in the SOMD Region by providing no cost training and professional confidential business consultation for new entrepreneurs and existing businesses.
Southern Maryland Minority Chamber of Commerce
Our Goal is to level the Playing Field for small, minority-owned businesses. We assist our members with Access to Capital, Contracting Opportunities, technical assistance and leadership Training utilizing a variety of mechanisms including , web-based tools, peer networking, coaching, and information products.
St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development
St Mary’s County’s Department of Economic Development is tasked with growing the economy in St. Mary’s County. We do this through business recruitment and retention efforts, assisting start-up companies, creating an environment and ecosystem of innovation, and focusing on target industries that are established and can grow in St. Mary’s County. We have a small talented staff of professionals who aggressively approach the tasks and initiatives needed to make progress in creating better opportunities for our residents and businesses.
TEDCO (The Maryland Technology Development Corporation) provides Maryland entrepreneurs with funding, resources and connections that early-stage technology and life sciences companies need to thrive and grow.
The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland
The Tri-County Council for SOMD & SOMD JobSource provides access to training grants, recruitment support, and skilled local talent to regional businesses. Talent includes adult, summer and youth interns.