GBA provides a variety of resources to business owners. From offering grants for storefront improvements to providing technical assistance in a variety of forms, the Greater Baybrook Alliance is dedicated to supporting the entrepreneurs and business owners in Brooklyn, Curtis Bay, and Brooklyn Park. Read about our resources and opportunities below, and reach out to Elias, our business programs manager, if you would like more details on any of them or have ideas about other ways we could help!
Baybrook Façade Improvement Grant
The Baybrook Façade Improvement Grant (BFIG) offers business owners up to $15,000 to significantly improve commercial building fronts in the Greater Baybrook Commercial Target Areas.
Set up your required info session today by emailing the program manager at:
Download the BGIF info packet, design recommendations, and application by clicking the appropriate link below:
Click the appropriate link below for info on how to apply!
GBA offers technical support in a variety of ways. Our in-house experts can help with many common business challenges, such as setting up accounting systems, writing employee handbooks, registering your business with the state, establishing standard operating procedures, and many other essential activities.
Additionally, we offer grants to pay for up to $2,000 worth of services from outside consultants and service providers, such as graphic designers, accountants, and marketing professionals.
Baybrook Merchant Renovation Funds
Baybrook Merchant Renovation Fund is a commercial corridor revitalization program that incentivizes the activation of vacant storefronts. The program provides up to $80,000 in grants to new businesses for tenant fit-out, code compliance, and interior upgrades. The application process is highly competitive, and projects will need to illustrate readiness to move forward quickly.
GBA also provides technical assistance and funding for architectural consultation. The grant criteria and application are provided below via the link.
Other Free Consulting Services
Many large companies are looking for ways to give back to the economic communities they do business in, and small business owners can benefit from these free services! Check out the menu of free consulting and educational opportunities available below. Both offer services in Spanish as well!
Maryland Entrepreneur Hub
The Maryland Entrepreneur Hub is an incredible tool for finding resources, organizations, or businesses that can help you tackle any entrepreneurial challenge. Check it out and explore accelerators, incubators, consultants, funders, continuing educational programs, state and federal business programs, and so many other resources!
Reach out to Elias, our business programs manager!
GBA is a nimble and dedicated organization, and simply because you don't see an existing service or opportunity that would help you on our website, that does not mean we can't make it happen if we know there is a need. Please, reach out and tell us about your business, your struggles, and your strengths!