The Harford County Office of Economic Development provides information and support to entrepreneurs and small business owners of new, existing and start-up companies. The Financial Manager works with individuals to develop and/or review business plans and discuss financing options, including OED's Loan Programs.
The office partners with the county’s financial institutions and various local, state and federal programs to determine the financial resources available to Harford County businesses. Our partners include but are not limited to:
Army Contracting Agency
Department of Defense
Harford Community College
Harford County Banks and Credit Unions
Harford County Public Library Small Business Resource Center
Harford County Small Business Technology Development Center at Harford Community College
Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
Maryland Department of Transportation for MBE and DBE certifications
Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Program
U. S. Corps of Engineers
U.S. Small Business Administration - loan programs and certifications
The Office of Economic Development leverages information and dollars from private enterprise, government and higher education to assist companies in obtaining capital and creating jobs to achieve success and continued growth.