The Talbot CARES COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program offers up to $10,000 working capital to assist Talbot County small businesses and not-for-profits with disrupted operations caused by COVID-19. The Talbot County Council allocated $1.2 million for this fund. Grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are depleted. 

Talbot County CARES Funding Small Business Grant Information

Talbot County CARES Funding Checklist  

The Program Is Not Accepting New Applications At This Time

More than 100 applications were received in round one. While new applications are not currently being accepted, a second round may be announced in September 2020. Check back with the Talbot County Department of Economic Development and Tourism for updates.


Emergency Services: 410-770-8160 | Health Department: 410-819-5600