The Commerce department administers the economic and workforce development programs and services that respond to the needs of both job seekers and businesses in Montgomery County. The most formal programs include:
A Staffing and Employee Recruitment Teamthat serves you free of cost with direct industry experience to assist businesses in the recruitment and hiring process, along with a Pipeline of Unemployed/ Underemployed Candidates and Skills Matching between a talent pool and job requirements.
On-the-Job Training (OJT)grant funds to reimburse eligible employers up to 90% of the participants’ wages up to $6,500 per participant, not to exceed a total of $25,000, and Customized Job Training (CJT) grant funds to reimburse eligible employers up to 75% of eligible training costs to meet specifications of the occupation prior to employment.
Loans and Economic Development Assistancefrom the Montgomery County Redevelopment Authority (RDA), Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and Montgomery County Development Corporation (MCDC) that can be used for capital improvements and investments.
Commerce also provides assistance with real estate acquisition and development, building industry partnerships, establishing trade relations with foreign markets, and identifying new business opportunities for companies wishing to serve Montgomery County or its residents.
Help is just a click away! Complete and submit the Business Assistance Request Form and we can start getting you the resources and assistance you or your business needs to prosper in Montgomery County. You can also call our toll-free number: