Maryland's State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Program


The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development has been designated as the lead agency to administer Maryland's State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) funds in partnership with the Maryland Department of Commerce and the Maryland Technology Development Corporation​. Funds will be used to support businesses with limited opportunities for growth. Maryland's statewide SSBCI initiatives will target communities and areas with a high concentration of small, micro, and Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Individual (SEDI) businesses. Learn about the different Maryland SSBCI programs and find the right one for you.​​


Expression of Interest Form

The state of Maryland expects to open applications in the summer of 2022. Complete our Expression of Interest Form to get notified when funding is available and applications are being accepted.​​


For more information

Contact: ​​​​ or ​866-266-3558​

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SSBCI Participating Programs 
SSBCI Resources page 
SSBCI Frequently asked question page​