The Harford County Office of Community & Economic Development (OCED) makes the connections business leaders need to be successful. OCED offers financial support to businesses of all sizes, and works closely with the business community to obtain traditional financing, venture capital, and local, state and federal loans.
Harford County will provide matching funds to its businesses to accelerate the delivery of technical training to existing employees that will contribute to expand or improve production capabilities. Click to learn more.
Harford County offers two loan programs: the Revitalization Area Improvement Loan for businesses facing U.S. Route 40, and the Economic Development Opportunity Fund that complements traditional lending programs. Click to learn more.
Harford County offers tourism-related competitive funding with revenue generated by the county's hotel lodging fee. These funds aid cultural, historical, museum, eco-tourism, and sport-tourism activities. Click to learn more.
The SEED Program will allow qualifying businesses to invest more of their resources in their own operations by reducing BGE’s charges for service extensions and temporarily decreasing energy distribution charges. Click to learn more.
The Maryland Department of Commerce is the state's primary economic development agency. Click to learn more.