Partners

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD provides grant funds for housing and community development activities. The site includes news press releases, consumer information funding opportunities an reference material on HUD regulations.

Department of Economic & Community Development
Receive information about our Tourism, Film, Innovation, and Business Development departments.

Excluded Parties List System
Use this link to check potential contractors to make sure they are not on the debarred list. This must be done prior to signing any applicable CDBG construction contracts. For more information via e-mail please contact Terry Ann Holden or phone (207) 624-9814.

Maine USDA-Rural Development
Rural Development is a diverse mission area of the United States Department of Agriculture comprised of the utilities, business-cooperative programs, and the housing programs. These programs provide a variety of financial services to communities and individuals in the state of Maine.

Council of State Community Development Agencies (COSCDA)
COSCDA is the premier national association advocating and enhancing the leadership role of states in community development through policy development and implementation.

Maine Community Development Association (MCDA)
The purpose of MCDA is to provide forums to increase awareness and foster communication relating to community development issues and concerns.

Maine Municipal Association (MMA)
MMA is a voluntary membership organization of the State's cities, towns, plantations and organized townships to provide a unified voice for Maine's municipalities to promote and strengthen local government.

Maine Historic Preservation Commission
The Commission is the State Historic Preservation Office for the State of Maine and nominates properties to the National Register of Historic Places; reviews and comments on the effect of federal undertakings on historic properties; assists owners of income producing properties to obtain federal and state rehabilitation tax credits; oversees the identification and evaluation of archaeological sites as well as historic buildings, objects and districts; and promotes historic preservation through planning and public education.

Maine Downtown Center
The mission of the Maine Downtown Center is to foster downtown development that is dynamic and community-based, and results in economic development, business growth, job creation, housing revitalization, historic preservation, and cultural enhancement.

Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)
FAME is responsible for supporting the start up, expansion and growth plans of Maine businesses by offering a wide array of business assistance programs and taxable and tax exempt bond financing programs.

Maine State Housing Authority
The mission of the Maine State Housing Authority is to assist Maine people to obtain and maintain decent, safe, affordable housing and services suitable to their unique housing needs.

Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
CEI is a private, nonprofitCommunity Development Corporation (CDC) and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) founded in 1977. CEI provides financing and support for small businesses, natural resources industries, community facilities, and affordable housing. 

Maine Development Foundation
MDF is an independent, non-profit, economic development corporation that promotes Maine's long term economic growth through training and educational programs. Provides links to organizations and programs and possible funding services.

Small Business Administration
Tips on starting, expanding, and financing your business from the U.S.

Maine Chamber and Business Alliance
Works to enhance the business climate, the quality of life, and the economic well being of the businesses and people of Maine through every appropriate means.

Maine Small Business Development Centers
The Maine SBDC's provide comprehensive business assistance and information services to the small business community. The focus of SBDC services is to strengthen Maine's economy by helping small businesses grow and develop.

Maine State Homepage
Access to other government agencies, tourism information, and city and town sites.

Alpha One
A Center for Independent Living, has enabled thousands of people with disabilities to live more fully and more independently in all aspects of their lives.

Maine Department of Environmental Protection