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A Digital Catalog of State Assistance Programs

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Financial, non-financial and technical assistance and direct development programs

Maryland InfoPortal (formerly called Redbook Online) is the best one stop for finding financial and non-financial assistance offered by Maryland state government agencies on the web. The Maryland Department of Planning, through the State Clearinghouse, hosts this digital catalog and coordinates the timeliness and accuracy of the information with a network of more than 80 sponsoring agencies.

Maryland InfoPortal contains links to 700-plus state programs providing financial, non-financial and technical assistance and direct development to local government, civic and private organizations, and individuals.

What type of program information is available to search through the Maryland InfoPortal?

Financial Assistance &
Direct Development
  • Grants and Loans
  • Day Care/Elder Care
  • Education
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Scholarships
  • Housing and Community Development
  • Homelessness
  • Small Business
Non-Financial Assistance

  • Advisory Information
  • Assisted Living
  • Regulatory Information
  • Permits and Building Codes
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Chesapeake Bay
  • Crime Prevention
  • Substance Abuse
Technical Assistance

  • Environmental
  • Educational
  • Licensing
  • Planning and Preservation
  • Crime Victims Services
  • Charter Schools
  • Disabilities


Maryland InfoPortal will point you to assistance programs and the agency sponsoring them. If you have questions or need further information about spe​cific programs you find through the catalog, such as eligibility or how to apply, please contact the person listed on the program's page.

Enter the Maryland InfoPortal to begin searching for programs by:

  • Program name,
  • Eligible applicants,
  • Assistance type,
  • Sponsoring Maryland agency, or
  • Keyword.

If you need additional service or have questions about using the Maryland InfoPortal website, please contact the State Clearinghouse: (410) 767-4490

Questions about specific programs listed on the Maryland InfoPortal should be directed to contact at the sponsoring agency.


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