COVID-19 Resources for Local Maryland Businesses

The staff of Enoch Pratt Free Library is here to connect you with resources to help you navigate this difficult and uncertain time. Below is a list of reliable resources for local Maryland businesses. 

Information for individuals experiencing sudden unemployment due to COVID-19 is located in our Unemployment Services and Resources Guide.

Some self-employed individuals, such as independent contractors or gig workers who have lost income due to the pandemic are now eligible for unemployment insurance benefits. Visit the Maryland Department of Labor's COVID-19 Employer and Claimant Information for more information about applying.

For the latest updates, resources, funding opportunities and executive orders relevant to small businesses in Maryland, please check out the State government’s Maryland Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Business which includes an ongoing list of frequently asked questions for Maryland businesses planning and responding to the Coronavirus.

Financial Relief and Tax Credits

Loan/Grant Opportunities

Maryland Resources

Other Resources

Platforms for Online Meetings

Stay in touch with staff, virtually meet with customers, or create a video to share. Many of these platforms offer free versions with limited functions, with the option to pay a monthly fee for more features. 

Local Organizations

Baltimore-based groups that are actively sharing updates through social media and their own resource guides.

Pratt Digital Library Resources

Use these free library resources to conduct market research, stream business videos, read, or take an online class. You will need a library card to access these resources.

Additional Sources for Online Learning and Information