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Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund programs for businesses offer grants and low interest loans. Read more.

Federal Disaster Loans are available for businesses and nonprofits from the SBA. Apply online.

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By The Numbers

  • Welcome to Gaithersburg

    Located less than 15 miles from Washington, DC, the City of Gaithersburg, in Montgomery County, MD, is an international hub for technology and life sciences companies. Major employers here include the National Institute of Standards & Technology, and AstraZeneca's research and development center, previously known as MedImmune.

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  • Economic Development Help

    Our staff oversees economic development programs and services, assisting existing and potential employers, providing community and real estate data, and acting as a liaison between the City and the business community.

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  • Explore our City

    Located in the geographic center of Montgomery County, Maryland, Gaithersburg residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life. We are home to award-winning neighborhoods and our county school system is ranked among the best in the country.

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  • Find Major Development Projects

    Real estate development activity ranges from residential construction to commercial revitalization. Over the last few years, the City has experienced rapid growth.

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