State to Award COVID Relief Grants

Applications for the Maine Economic Recovery Grant Program are open Friday, August 21 through Wednesday, September 9.

The State established the program with federal CARES Act funding to provide financial relief for businesses and nonprofits impacted by the pandemic.

The grants will be awarded based on demonstrated need, not first-come first-served. The amount awarded will be based on a prorated percentage of the total cost of business interruption reported by qualified applicants. The maximum grant awarded to a business or nonprofit will be $100,000. Awards will be made in early October.

Visit the grant program webpage for eligibility, FAQs, and to apply.