COVID-19 Resources for Individuals and Businesses

This page was last updated on October 19, 2020

CARES Act Relief | For Self-Employed | For Employers | For Employees | From the Office of the Governor | Other Information

CARES ACT RELIEF FUND APPLICATION AND APPEAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE HERE

For Self Employed Individuals

Maine Department of Labor

Small Business Administration

Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)

Maine Department of Health and Human Services

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

For Employers

Maine Department of Economic and Community Development Resources

On April 28, Governor Mills issued a plan for Restarting Maine's Economy, which includes a staged approach for re-opening businesses and identifies specific industries which are authorized to re-open. Industries approved include charter vessel operations and marinas.

In order to open, individual businesses must commit to complying with a checklist of requirements developed for their industry by completing an online form.

Small Business Administration

Maine and US Departments of Labor

Finance Authority of Maine

  • COVID-19 Relief Interim SBA Finance Loan Program provides FAME Direct Loans of up to $100,000 with special terms available to eligible borrowers who provide proof of commitment for SBA financing. Eligible borrowers will provide proof of commitment for SBA financing with the intention the FAME loan would be originated for use to business owner until such time as SBA loan is funded. The SBA loan would then pay-off the FAME loan.
  • COVID-19 Relief Business Direct Loan Program provides FAME Direct Loans of up to $50,000 with special terms available to Maine-based businesses experiencing interruption or hardship due to COVID-19.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

US Chamber of Commerce

For Employees

Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)

Maine and US Department of Labor

Maine Department of Health and Human Services

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

US Chamber of Commerce

UD Department of Commerce

COVID-19 Response Information and Resources from the Office of the Governor

Other Information

This webpage will be updated regularly.