Local Business Promotion Resources

Bureau of Banking 207-624-8570
Bureau of Banking, Securities Division 207-624-8551
Coastal Enterprises, Inc 207-882-7552, 207-882-7308 http://www.maine.com/cei/Welcome.html
Eastport Revolving Loan Fund 207-853-2300 (This web domain was launched with a loan through this program.)
Eastport Area Chamber of Commerce 207-853-4644 http://www.eastport.net
Eastern Maine Development Corporation 1-800-339-6389, 207-942-6389
Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) 207-623-3263, Fax 207-623-0095, http://www.famemaine.com
The Maine Bureau of Insurance 207-624-8475
Maine Department of Economic and Community Development, 1-800-872-3838, 207-287-2656
Maine Development Foundation, 207-622-6345, Fax: 207-622-6346
Microloan Program (Cobscook Bay Area) 207-853-2300
Office of Geographic Information Systems, Economic Development Services, http://www.state.me.us/genie/home.html
Sunrise County Economic Council 207-255-0983, 207-255-4987
U.S. Small Business Administration 207-622-8242, http://www.sbaonline.sba.gov
University of Maine Cooperative Extension 207-255-3345, 1-800-287-1542
Washington County Leadership Institute, , email: 207-255-1289, Fax: 207-255-1390 jhinson@acad.umm.maine.edu

Venture Capital Programs: (generally not interested in small conservative businesses)

Coastal Venture Partners 207-772-5356
Firstmark Capital Corporation 207-873-0691
Maine Capital Network (FAME) 207-623-3263
Maine Seed Capital (FAME) 207-623-3263
North Atlantic Capital Corporation 207-772-1001