- Maine Angels - Equity investment for small companies with scalable, emerging, and innovative products.
- Maine Venture Fund - Working capital, machinery & equipment to scale companies earning less than $5 million in sales.
- Slow Money Maine - Equity investment, bridge loans, and creative financing to support business growth.
- Seed Capital Tax Credit (FAME) - Up to $500,000 per individual investor for fixed assets, research, and working capital to support business growth and expansion.
- Maine Economic Development Venture Capital Revolving Investment Program (FAME) - Equity financing to support emerging and early-growth businesses.
- CEI Ventures Inc. - Socially responsible venture capital funds.
- New Markets Tax Credits (FAME) - Equity financing to support business growth and expansion in economically distressed urban and rural areas.
- New Markets Tax Credits (Federal Program) - Equity financing to support business growth and expansion in economically distressed urban and rural areas.
- Fund ME (Maine Office of Securities) - Public crowdfunding through the state of Maine.
- Maine Venture Fund - State backed fund to provide resources to attract, support, and help develop eligible small businesses with the potential for substantial growth and success that will contribute to the prosperity of Maine.
- Coastal Enterprises Inc. - Small business and gap financing.
- Revolving Loan Program (City of Portland) - Commercial loans to Portland businesses to facilitate economic growth and job creation.
- Revolving Loan Fund (GPCOG) - Commercial loans and gap financing provided to businesses in the greater Portland region.
- Business Loan Program (AVCOG) - Commercial loans and gap financing provided to businesses in Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford Counties.
- Commercial Facilities Program (Maine Rural Development Authority) - Retrofit of existing vacant buildings for food production, including acquisition and renovation.
- Brownfields Clean-Up (Maine Department of Economic & Community Development) - Remediation of environmental constraints to redevelopment, e.g., capping contaminated soil.
- Development Loan (MTI) - R&D to support new product development, including sales and marketing.
- No Small Potatoes (Slow Money Maine) - Equipment and special projects that enable food enterprises to grow.
- Agricultural Marketing Loan Fund (FAME) - Construction, renovation or acquisition of land, buildings, equipment, docks, wharves, piers, or vessels used in connection with an agricultural enterprise.
- RSF Social Finance’s Food & Agriculture PRI Fund - Business loans focusing on investing in value-added processing local/regional food distribution businesses
- Certified Development Company Loan Program (SBA 504) - Federally backed loans for financing major fixed assets such as equipment or real estate.
- Community Development Block Grant Program (City of Portland) - Working capital, machinery & equipment that creates jobs for low-income residents ($10,000 per job).
- Community Development Block Grant Program (Cumberland County) - Working capital, machinery & equipment, building acquisition & retrofit that creates jobs for low-income residents.
- Agricultural Development Grant Program (Maine Department of Agriculture) - Market research and promotion, value-added processing, and demonstration of new technologies.
- Community Development Block Grant Program-Economic Development (Maine Department of Economic & Community Development) - Working capital, machinery & equipment, building acquisition & retrofit that creates jobs for low-income residents ($30,000 per job).
- Cluster Initiative (MTI) - Programming, machinery & equipment to support cluster development.
- TechStart (MTI) - Early stage market analysis and business plan development.
- SeedStart (MTI) - R&D activities leading to commercialization, including proof of concept, prototype development, pilot studies, etc.
- Rural Energy for America (USDA) - Installation of energy efficient systems, machinery & equipment.
- Value-Added Food Producers Grant (USDA) - Planning and working capital for value-added food production, including costs for business plans, feasibility studies, marketing, and processing.
- Local Food Promotion Program (USDA) - Marketing, machinery & equipment for establishment and/or expansion of food enterprises that process, distribute, aggregate, or store locally or regionally produced food products.
- Farms for Maine's Future (Maine Department of Agriculture) - Implementation of business plan designed to expand farm products, including market research.
Rebates and Tax Incentives