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Collaborative capital for Maine business

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Building a Gateway to Growth

The Maine Funding Network provides an accessible and equitable process for businesses to navigate public and nonprofit funding in Maine.

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Maine asked. We listened. Our passion is helping Maine business. We’ve built a one-stop funding network to grow business in our state.

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We’ve brought together 20+ agencies from across the state to support Mainers and Maine small businesses.

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In addition to connecting you to funding, some of our partners provide critical feedback about the viability of and support for business plans. That means more ideas turn into real businesses.

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Meet the funding network 

The Maine Funding Network is comprised of public and nonprofit funding sources from all over the state. We may look different or focus on different areas, but we all share the same goal—to make it easier for Maine businesses to start and grow.

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Economic development organization and regional planning 

Auburn, Maine
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Statewide community development financial institution

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Business advising for women who want to start or grow their own business in Maine

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Economic development organization and regional planning 

Bangor, Maine
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Statewide economic development & finance organization

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A Native Community Development Financial Institution whose mission is to improve the social and economic conditions of the Native American tribes in Maine.

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Economic development organization and regional planning 

Portland, Maine

State office in charge of business retention, expansion, and attraction

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Statewide business advisory network 


MTI offers grants, loans, equity investments, and services to support Maine’s innovation economy 


MVF makes equity investments in high-growth, Maine-based businesses with revenue looking for capital to drive aggressive growth

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Economic development organization and regional planning

Caribou, Maine
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Statewide business advisory network

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Regional community development financial institution 

York County
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Economic development organization and regional planning

Saco, Maine
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