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Business Development

Maine Small Business Development

Centers Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) provides comprehensive business management assistance, training, resource and information services to Maine’s micro, technology-based business communities. The focus of the Maine SBDC is to assist in the creation and maintenance of viable micro, small and technology-based businesses and the jobs these businesses provide.


Financial Resources

Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)

The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) is an independent state agency that develops and administers programs related to the financing of both higher education and business in the State of Maine. FAME’s primary goal is to provide targeted financing tools, information and solutions that enable Maine citizens to take advantage of opportunities that might otherwise be unavailable.


Economic Incentives
Central Maine has a wealth of business assistance programs that can meet the needs of any business, whether that business is brand new, relocating here, or an existing company hoping to expand and/or improve its operations. Below are just a few of the high profile programs that will assist in your business success. For more information on these and other programs, please contact our office at 207-680-7300


Development Partners

Kennebec Valley Council of Governments (KVCOG)

KVCOG is a municipal services corporation owned and operated by and for the benefit of its members. KVCOG helps its members to deliver cost effective and efficient municipal services, to create a more stable, growing, and diversified regional economy, to improve transportation and communication, and to preserve our natural environment through conservation of resources and wise land use planning and decision-making.