The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development works with statewide and local partners, private industry and small businesses to enhance and sustain economic prosperity in Maine.

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What is Maine Department of Economic and Community Development?

DECD and its partners work collaboratively to support business development through available resources that Maine has to offer. From millions of dollars in tax credits, reimbursements, research and development credits, to capital loans and even direct investment. Every year DECD helps Maine communities attract new investment, create jobs, and grow their infrastructure with unique programs.

 
Business Answers
 

 
  
Maine Economic Recovery
Grant Program

 
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COVID-19 Prevention
Checklists

 
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COVID-19 Checklist
Compliance Form

 
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Visit Maine,
Travel with Care

 
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Connect to the Maine Resource Compass for COVID-19

A living database of 60+ resources including loan programs, reopening resources, virtual events and more.
 

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Restarting Maine's
Economy

 
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Economic Recovery
Committee

 
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Keep Maine
Healthy

 
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Maine average
hourly wage
$21.78

 
Maine
population
1.35 million

 
Produces 90%
of the nation's
lobster supply

 
  
Read the State’s New
Economic Development Strategy

 
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Bureaus and
Offices

 
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Tax Incentives
and Credit

 
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Monthly Update with Commissioner Johnson

Join Commissioner Heather Johnson on the first Wednesday of each month for updates on the Maine economy's reopening process. If you have not registered please click here and check your email for confirmation.

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COVID-19 Business-Related Questions & Information on Resources

 

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