• Business News & Resource Blog

    Check here for a roundup of information, news, workshops, financial assistance opportunities, and more to help your business survive and thrive.
    Monday, July 6, 2020
    PPP application deadline extended to August 8

    U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the co-author of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and a member of the Small Business Task Force, announced on July 4 that the President has signed into law a bill she co-sponsored giving small business owners more time to apply for a PPP loan. The legislation extends the U.S. Small Business Administration's authority to approve PPP loans through August 8, 2020.

    Jessie Perkins

    Tuesday, June 23, 2020
    PPP Funds still available; EIDL loans now open to all types of businesses

    Plus upcoming webinars from Maine's Small Business Development Centers (BBDC)

    Jessie Perkins

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020
    PPP: How to qualify for loan forgiveness webinar from MaineBiz

    PPP: How to qualify for loan forgiveness We will discuss how your business can qualify for loan forgiveness by reviewing the latest rules and sharing case studies. We will look at all businesses including seasonal, sole proprietorship, and those who have had to adjust their workforce employee numbers.

    Jessie Perkins