Spring Sprout Grants

Spring Sprouts Grants

The City of Hagerstown, Department of Community and Economic Development is soliciting grant applications from for-profit businesses on/before the May 26th, or until all allocated program funds have been distributed into the City Center Mixed-Use (CC-MU) zone (a zone map is attached to this application for your reference). The grants will be used by businesses in the CC-MU to increase business efficiency, give businesses a competitive advantage, and increase storefront beautification.  Examples of eligible uses include storefront merchandising displays, storefront planters & flowers, new office equipment or software/hardware, marketing or professional services, and more. The maximum amount of any one grant will be $750.

 Steps to Apply:

  1. Fill out this application and vendor forms for the grant:  Spring Sprout Grant Application
  2. Print a copy of your company’s Business Status from Maryland Business Express.
  3. Submit the application on/before the May 26th, 2023.
  4. If approved, the applicant shall purchase the product or services.
  5. Submit the receipt before June 9, 2023.
  6. The City will then disburse the approved amount.

A Full Packet of DCED Grants, Programs, and Services Can Be Found Below: