The past few months WorkSource Montgomery (WSM) has awarded $500,000 in COVID-19 financial assistance under its GROW program to small businesses in Montgomery County that were greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. WSM plans to award another $1 million over the next year until funds are exhausted.

Still Time to Apply!

The GROW COVID-19 financial assistance is intended for both for-profit and not-for-profit business entities, negatively impacted by the pandemic, including but not limited to:

  • hospitality (hotel and food service)
  • transportation
  • retail
  • travel
  • cosmetology
  • dependent care and
  • other industries with front-line workers, and particularly for small & minority-owned businesses.

Click here to review the grant program summary, eligibility requirements, application, and more.
Note: Before you begin your GROW application, please make sure you have an active account on the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE) database.

For specific questions about the GROW program, contact Cynthia Grissom at

Download the GROW Program interactive flyer today.