Gov. Hogan announces $7 million in emergency relief awards for Main Street communities statewide

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On Tuesday, Governor Larry Hogan announced $7 million in awards for 41 Main Street programs across the state of Maryland.

The funding will support small businesses and other economic recovery efforts in the state and Baltimore City designated Main Street communities. More than 5,000 businesses will be eligible for support from their local Main Street Program.

These awards mark the third phase of the Maryland Strong: Economic Recovery Initiative administered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.

Several Eastern Shore towns and cities are included in these awards:

  • Berlin – Town of Berlin: $194,113
  • Cambridge – Cambridge Main Street, Inc.: $139,762
  • Denton – Downtown Denton Main Street, Inc.: $45,755
  • Ocean City – Ocean City Development Corporation: $138,652
  • Princess Anne – Main Street Princess Anne, Inc.: $140,316
  • Salisbury – City of Salisbury: $183,021

“Maryland communities would not be the same without our vibrant, historic Main Streets,” said Governor Hogan. “We are proud to support local small businesses and help them recover from the economic toll brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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