Our Work in Maryland
In partnership with the State of Maryland, ARC is supporting 21 projects in Maryland totaling over $2.6 million in fiscal year 2019. These investments have been matched by almost $20.4 million and are attracting an additional $10 million in leveraged private investments in Maryland. They are also creating or retaining 700 jobs, training and educating more than 4,600 students and workers, and benefitting the 251,000 residents in Maryland’s 3 Appalachian counties.
Honorable Larry Hogan
Office of the Governor
301 West Preston Street, Suite 1501
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
In Fiscal Year 2019, ARC and the State of Maryland partnered on the following investments and projects.
Investments in Action
Western Maryland Works
State Plans and Strategies
ARC’s current strategic plan is a blueprint for investments at the Regional level. Each of Appalachia’s 13 states develops a companion four-year plan and annual strategy statement outlining its funding priorities for ARC projects.
County Economic Status
Every year, ARC applies an index-based classification system to compare each county in the Region with national averages to understand how counties are performing.
Counties in Appalachia
(3 out of 24 counties): Allegany, Garrett, and Washington
Local Development Districts
Tri-County Council for Western Maryland, Inc