• Business News & Resources for navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic

    We're dealing with uncertain times - here's a stream of resources and information for helping your business survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

    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.

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

    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.