You can receive Technical Assistance
from any of the following companies listed below:
|SBDC - The Maryland Small Business
Development Center (MDSBDC) is
a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration
and the University of Maryland College Park. This partnership
links private enterprise, government, higher education and local
economic development organizations to provide management training
and technical assistance to Maryland's small businesses. For
more information visit www.towson.edu/sbdc
|SAFF- Strategic Assistance Consulting
Fund “this new initiative
is designed to provide expert private – sector-consulting
services to small, minority and micro-enterprise business. Booth
Management Consulting, LLC will administer the strategic Assistance
Consulting Fund to build upon the basic services currently offered
through the Maryland Small Business Development Center, (SBDC)
network to qualifying clients and provide more advanced and
specialized consulting services.” For more information
about SAFF call 410.625.1297.
Counselors To America’s Small Business - What
is SCORE? Score, the Services Corps of Retired Executives,
is a 13,000-member volunteer association sponsored by the
U.S. Small Business Administration. Since 1964, the association
has matched volunteer business management counselors with
clients in need of expert advice. SCORE has experts in virtually
every area of business management and maintains a national
skills roster to help identify the best counselor for a particular
Through in-depth counseling and training,
SCORE volunteers help prospective and established small business
owners and managers identify problems, determine the cause
and find solutions.
To locate the Score office nearest you,
call (800) 634-0245.
SBA - The U.S. Small Business
Administration, Baltimore District Office,
serves the State of Maryland with the exception of Prince
George's and Montgomery counties. Whether you are starting
a business or operating an established business, the U. S.
Small Business Administration has a variety of programs to
assist you. The Baltimore District Office provides assistance
to help you develop your business. Counseling is offered in
the areas of finance, management, technology and procurement.
The Baltimore District Office staff
is committed to providing quality customer service. Please
feel free to contact any of our staff for information at www.sba.gov.
|DEVCORP - Consulting Corporation
- The City of Baltimore Local Contractor Development Program
(BLCDP) is managed by DevCorp
consulting Corporation. DevCorp is the industry leader in achieving
small contractor participation in public and private construction
projects. The program provides surety bonds and contract financing,
detailed technical and business assessments of participating
contractors, contractor improvement work plans and road mapping
for contractor development. DevCorp currently targets Department
of Public Works, Department of Recreation and Parks, Department
of Housing and Community Development and the Office of Transportation.
Visit their web site at www.devcorp.com.
|EBMC & BEC - Empower Baltimore
Management Corporation and the Business Empowerment Center
is a non-profit organization. EBMC moves toward the four-core
area of Baltimore’s strategy: Job Creation, Workforce
Development, Improving the Quality of Life and Community Capacity
Building. The Business Empowerment Center (BEC) this office
is staffed with experienced professional from banking. EBMC
will assist you in finding the right site for your business
using their own computer mapping system, commercial realtors,
and the Baltimore Development Corporation. For further information
| MOED - The Mayor's Office of Employment Development - helps area businesses hire well-qualified workers and upgrade and enhance their employees' skills. Employ Baltimore, MOED's business services arm, can assist your business with customized workforce solutions including outreach and recruitment, applicant prescreening, assessment and testing services, tax credit information, training assistance programs and human resources support. For more information or assistance, please call 410-396-3193 or visit www.oedworks.com.