The Ellicott City Partnership


Donate to Assist EC Flood Victims

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Sweet Elizabeth Jane

On Saturday July 30, old Ellicott City was devastated by flood waters when six inches of rain fell in less than two hours, sweeping cars into the river and destroying buildings.  All residents along Main St were evacuated with nothing but the clothes on their backs, several have yet to be able to retrieve any possessions and none have been allowed to return home.

Our businesses were hit even harder as the flash flood blew in storefront windows, then tore away walls and foundations while carrying way inventory, priceless works of art and years of hard work.

The Ellicott City Partnership (ECP) is dedicated to restoring Old Ellicott City. 100% percent of your tax deductible donation will go directly toward supporting our businesses and residents as our community begins the process of rebuilding.  Our hearts go out to the merchants and residents who have losses from this flood.

ECP would also like to recognize the heroism of the Howard County Fire Department and Police Department who conducted water rescues and pulled dozens of people to safety.


Financial donations are being accepted by ECP and will be used to assist merchants and residents with flood recovery.
Online:   Click here to make a donation (thru Howard Bank)
Mail:  Please make checks payable to:

Ellicott City Partnership (ECP), P.O. Box 92, Ellicott City, MD 21041

To contact us by phone: 410-579-2594

The Ellicott City Partnership is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit and donations are tax deductible.

** PLEASE NOTE – At this time we do not need clothing, bleach, latex gloves, household/lawn & garden bags or water thanks to generous donors!


The outpouring of volunteers has been unbelievable!  In the first 48 hours, we had over 4000 offers of services and people offering to volunteer. The Howard County Government is currently coordinating all volunteer efforts.  You may register to help HERE

If you would like make an in-kind donation, hold a fundraiser, offer a service  please send us an email via our Contact Us form.  Please note this is not the form for general volunteer offers.  

Emergency Relief Grant

40x50_thumb_ECP_EmergencyReliefFundRequest_2016aug Old Ellicott City residents, merchants and property owners affected by the flood can fill out the Ellicott City Partnership Emergency Fund Relief Request Form.  The .docx file can be downloaded from this link.  Requests must be postmarked by August 31, 2016.  Please note that these funds are only available to those in Old            Ellicott City Historic District.


Main Street Music Fest

Saturday, September 24, 2016

12:00 noon

The 5th annual Main St Music Fest will be held at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD.    Six stages of music, local beer garden and a special vendor area featuring Old Ellicott City shops and restaurants!  Line Up coming soon…

Tickets to MSMF can be purchased at or service-charge free at Merriweather Post Pavilion, 9:30 Club, and Lincoln Theatre during normal box office hours. Tickets are $12 for adults and children 12 and older. Children under 12 will be admitted FREE.

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