The North Carroll Business Alliance

Our focus is on helping businesses in North Carroll join together and grow.  We meet once a month to network and provide quality speakers providing education and inspiration. The North Carroll Business Alliance hopes to be the resource for all businesses in north Carroll while remaining based in Manchester. All members are urged to participate in decision making on events and meeting activities.

The North Carroll Business Alliance, (NCBA), of Manchester, MD, previously recognized as the Manchester Area Merchants Association for over thirty years, now operates as a registered 501c3 in conjunction with the Carroll Foundation of Westminster, MD.

Why Join


We hold and attend many important events in the Carroll County area, these events are not only for exposure, but they also provide value to the community and allow us to provide charitable donations to several organizations.


Joining the North Carroll Business Alliance is like joining a family, but all of the members of that family are experienced business owners with a wealth of information to share with you! Visit our benefits page to learn more about the advantages to being a member of NCBA.


We are proud to host a unique and diverse group of members! North Carroll Business Alliance accepts any person or business in good standing from Manchester, MD or the Carroll County, MD area. Visit our member page to view and find more information on our valued members.

Why Donate

When you donate to the North Carroll Business Alliance, you are making a donation that will be directly funneled into creating scholarships for local students of Manchester Valley high School. We are proud to say that nearly 100% of the funds raised from our fundraisers are allocated to the students and their education. Thank you for considering this tax deductible donation to the North Carroll Business Association.


This is a fantastic community event that is run by the local Lions Clubs to help out those in need. ... See MoreSee Less
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On Saturday NCBA hosted its first Crab Feast. It was wonderful evening gathered with the community raising money for student scholarships. Huge shout out to American Legion Hampstead Post 200and the wonderful bartenders for providing a beautiful pavilion and nice cold drinks. The watermelon crushes were fantastic! Vinces Crabhouse Manchester provided the most delicious crabs and a gift card for our silent auction. Thank you to Goose Ridge Soaps, LLC, Forever Flowers and Gifts VIPs, Outlaw BBQ Smokehouse,and Carol Fertitta Realtor for contributing wonderful items for the silent auction. Coltom Farms accommodated our request for 12 dozen ears of corn and it was incredible. To the wonderful members, Thank you for all the efforts to make this event happen. So much time and planning went into making it all come together and all the happy faces proved just how successful the turnout was. Can’t wait until next years Crab Feast 🦀 ... See MoreSee Less
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At today’s member meeting held at Greenmount Station, we had members of the Board of Education- Steve Whisler, Marsha Herbert, and Tara Battaglia speak on the Legalization of Cannabis and protocols that are in place in our school system to protect our children. We as parents need to continue to be educated as well as educate our children of ingesting cannabis and consequences of their choices. We also were joined by our Sheriffs Department- Deputy Barget plays an instrumental part at Manchester Valley High School. He discussed the challenges of the use of vape and dab pens, as well as the consequences if caught in school.Major Stem discussed how the legalization of cannabis impacts the workforce especially with government clearances. Thank you all for your knowledge, your wisdom, and your consistent support in our community. ... See MoreSee Less
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Crab feast July 22nd. Tickets still on sale sponsored by North Carroll Business Alliance. Ncba for more information ... See MoreSee Less
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