Relief for Small Businesses

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources from the Small Business Administration.

COVID-19 Small Business Resource Group: Local Facebook group hosted by Aroostook County Administrator, Ryan Pelletier with current content, real-time answers and conversations with colleagues.

Maine Small Business Development Center (Maine SPDC) COVID-19 page offers advice on everything from navigating cash flow to marketing in a crisis.

Small Business Resource Guide by Rep. Jared Golden Members of Rep. Golden’s staff are prepared to assist you with applications, questions, and other urgent needs. Email: smallbizreponseteam@mail.house.gov 

Maine Department of Economic & Community Development Resources for Maine Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mainebiz Magazine:  Check often for business headlines & online events; including relief option reviews: who is eligible, calculating what you can borrow, and how to manage staffing numbers in order to be in compliance for partial or total forgiveness.

New Ventures Maine helps entrepreneurs by offering tuition-free programs for career, business, and financial education. Microenterprise Specialist, Karin Petrin serves Aroostook County and has been following the updates regarding COVID-19 relief: karin.petrin@maine.edu

Maine Tourism Relief Fund: providing relief to small businesses experiencing great hardship as a result of business closures in the state due to COVID-19.