Rise Up Business Stabilization Grant

  • Application Period: August 12  - September 8, 2020
  • Deadline:  Tuesday, September 8 (midnight)
  • Grants up to $10,000 are available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • $8.9 million to be awarded
  • Business must be located within Washington County, including the City of Hagerstown

    Downloads
    Application (fillable pdf)
    Guidelines
    FAQ
Together We Rise

Application for the Rise Up Business Stabilization Grant reopened at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12 until midnight on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. New guidelines allow start-up businesses established and operational September 2019 to March 2020 that meet the criteria to submit an application.  Other established businesses who have NOT previously applied would also be eligible to apply. Grant applications are accepted and funds are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

Applications for the Rise Up Business Stabilization Grant must be made online at www.washcorises.net. The website also provides guidelines, application instructions, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Please note any financial information shared as part of this application will remain confidential, but the names of businesses receiving grants and the amount they receive is public information.

For questions regarding eligibility criteria or required documentation, please email riseup@washco-md.net.