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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.

If you would like a MaineStream Finance business advisor to contact you for 1:1 support, please fill out this intake form.

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.

Financial Assistance (see more under 1) Banking 2) Donations 3) Industry-specific – Trade Association Resources, 4) Self-Employed and 5) Local Towns and Chambers Responses sections below)

Re-opening Resources (see more below under 1) DECD/State of Maine and 2) Re-opening, and 3) Industry-specific – Trade Association Resources sections below)

General Resources/News (see more below under 1) Small Business Highlights and 2) General Business Resources and News)