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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Maine as a result of drought

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations located in Maine as a result of the drought … Continue reading

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Rural Rehabilitation Scholarship grants available

Rural Rehabilitation Scholarship grants available Since 2012, the Department has awarded $39,000 in scholarships to students pursuing secondary education in an agriculture or natural resource related field The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) is reminding students pursuing … Continue reading

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Free Technical Assistance for the Development of Maine-based Renewable Energy Projects

USDA offers Renewable Energy  Guaranteed Loan Funds, Grants and Free Technical Assistance for  Agricultural Producers  & Rural Small Businesses View link

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Technical Assistance Grant Opportunity

The Maine Grain Alliance seeks applications to award mini-grants of $250 – $1,000. The mini-grants are to fund need-based technical assistance (TA) and equipment that will help grain-based business owners secure economic opportunities in Maine. A minimum of $12,000 is … Continue reading

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Blue Hill Peninsula Community Food Grants

Blue Hill Peninsula Community Food Grants Home » Program Areas » Farm Viability » Blue Hill Peninsula Community Food Grants Each year MFT administers a special grant program serving residents of the Blue Hill Peninsula. The Blue Hill Peninsula Community … Continue reading

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Supporting Organic Farms: Business Support for Organic Farmers and Processors in Maine

MOFGA has received a USDA Rural Business Development Fund grant to develop and deliver critical business services to expand and enhance certified organic farm-based rural businesses. From this grant, MOFGA can provide technical assistance and/or loans. MOFGA agricultural services staff … Continue reading

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Bizin application deadline approaching!

This new offering is a package for small businesses including design services, marketing consultation, legal expertise, and online content creation to address a specific business challenge. This particular group is very dedicated to working with the agricultural/food-based community. Curious… find … Continue reading

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BizIn Grant – Application Deadline Nov 1

This new offering is a package for small businesses including design services, marketing consultation, legal expertise, and online content creation to address a specific business challenge. This particular group is very dedicated to working with the agricultural/food-based community. Curious… find … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs 10KSB, Deadline Day is October 2, 2015

Goldman Sachs 10KSB, Deadline Day is October 2, 2015! The priority application deadline for the Spring 2016 10,000 Small Businesses National Cohort is coming up this week on Friday, October 2nd, 2015! As the 10,000 Small Businesses at Babson College … Continue reading

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USDA Grants Available

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