COVID-19: UNDER "RELATED DOCUMENTS" BELOW, PLEASE SEE DOCUMENT ENTITLED "COVID-19 - SUMMARY OF GOVT ASSISTANCE TO BUSINESSES" FOR GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO BUSINESSES DURING THIS CRISIS. UPDATE: MAINE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERS (SBDC) WEBINAR OPPORTUNITIES WEEK OF 4/6/2020 ADDED FOR:
- PAYROLL PROTECTION PROGRAM
- EIDL PROGRAM AND OTHER PROGRAMS FEATURING THE MAINE SBDC
- Q&A THURSDAY WITH SBDC BUSINESS ADVISORS
ALSO LINKS TO MAINE SBDC RESOURCES AND TO REQUEST ADVISING.
The Economic Development Department (EDD) is focused on cultivating a healthy and vibrant economic climate in the City of Portland. We strive to maintain and grow a diversified tax base that supports strong employment opportunities, while positioning Portland to compete in the global marketplace.
Comprehensive assistance is available to businesses at every stage of development and growth, whether just starting up, expanding or relocating to the city. Our services are designed to streamline doing business in Portland and are free and confidential.