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Article Title: Maine Small Business Updates & Resources during COVID-19

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We at MaineStream Finance, a 20-year old, mission-driven nonprofit community development lender and part of the Penquis CAP family, are open for business to help your Maine business. We are staying in touch with officials at the Maine Department of Economic Development (DECD), Finance Authority of Maine (FAME), and Small Business Administration (SBA) as well as local officials in towns and cities and your local chambers of commerce. Below are resources and contacts for you to get through this difficult time. When there is an update or new resources available, we will update it here.

Here are our top links to News and Tools for Small Business Topics. We have much, much more below on business news, banking & loans, donations, employment law/HR, local chambers and town responses, disaster recovery, taxes, industry-specific resources (e.g. farming), and work from home tools.

State of the Economy – General Stats

Financial Assistance

Re-opening Resources

General Resources/News

Upcoming Virtual Events – June-July

Ongoing classes/workshops/webinars

Thinking about starting a business? Need to pivot? Need to stay up on the latest info? Check out these regular workshops and webinars.