Agency / Department: Department of Labor
Resource: COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund
Details: Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Department of Labor have launched the new COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund, which is designed to support businesses undergoing economic stresses due to the pandemic by preventing or minimizing the duration of unemployment resulting from layoffs. The award (up to $50,000 per applicant), will be a quick deployable benefit and customizable to the specific needs of your business to minimize the need for layoffs.
How to apply: As of 3/31, applications are no longer being accepted: https://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/covidlafund.shtml