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Maine State Grants and Programs for Small Business
Occupying the uppermost tip of the Northeast United States, Maine exemplifies the Atlantic coastal culture of the Eastern seaboard. The state’s history stretches back to the days of the very first European settlers; today, Maine has an active economy focused on agricultural production, commercial fishing, industrial products and naval shipbuilding. Thanks to its proximity to Canada, Maine is also a hub for cross-border trade and is an excellent home base for businesses that regularly engage in international commerce. In this research brief we’ll find out about some of the state grant, financing and business support programs that are available to entrepreneurs in Maine.