Tri-County Council for Western Maryland, Inc (TCCWMD) is a Local Development District serving a three-county region in Appalachian Maryland. The website is designed to provide an overview of the programs and services administered by TCCWMD and how to access these programs.

TCCWMD is owned by its member governments of Allegany, Garrett and Washington Counties and has provided economic and community development assistance to its partners since its inception in 1971. TCCWMD encourages and facilitates government cooperation by addressing issues of greater than local significance on a regional basis.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and please do not hesitate to contact any of our team members if you would like additional information regarding our organization or any of our programs.


To provide a forum for local governments and citizens throughout Western Maryland to identify the issues and opportunities that are facing the region.


To improve the overall quality of life in the region by efficiently utilizing public and private resources to fund projects throughout the region.