Business Services

When you and your business work with EMDC, you gain access to programs and services that can help you along the way.

Whether you're looking to finance the next step in your business's path to success, add employees, or you just want to learn how to do what you do better, we have dedicated professionals ready to work with you as you explore each opportunity to build, to achieve, and to succeed.

Our services for businesses include:

Maine PTAC
Maine PTAC connects Maine businesses with opportunities in government contracting.

Business Finance
Our financing experts can help you find the money you need to grow.

Business Consultation
What is the next step for your business? Ask us! We can connect you with additional resources including mentoring, training and business planning assistance.

Networking and Workshops
EMDC’s  various workshops offer information and tips on a variety of topics including marketing, financing, healthcare and more.

On the Job Training (OJT)
A collaborative program between our Business Services and Workforce divisions, EMDC’s OJT program provides an opportunity for businesses to receive partial wage reimbursement for employees who learn skills “on the job”.

Employer/Employee Match
We work with you to identify your hiring needs and connect you with a pool of candidates.

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Business Loans

Finance Authority of Maine REDLP

This program, sponsored by the Finance Authority of Maine, assists businesses involved in advanced manufacturing, information systems, biological and natural resource technologies, as well as businesses...
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Small Business Administration 504 Loan Program

Planning an expansion? You can benefit from attractive, fixed asset financing through the SBA 504 Loan Program. With 504, you get long-term fixed rate financing at a reasonable interest rate, and you typically...
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Rural Development Intermediary Relending Program

This program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Division, assists healthy growing businesses with special financing needs. Its objective is to create job opportunities...
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Economic Development Administration Revolving Loan

This program, sponsored by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, assists existing or start-up businesses with special financing needs. Its objective is to create job opportunities and stimulate...
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Maine Fisheries Revolving Loan Fund

This program, sponsored by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, was funded to assist the Maine fishing industry. Its objective is to help maintain and develop a sustainable fishing industry and...
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