Business Resources

The following links are just a sample of the resources available to our current and prospective businesses. If you do not find the information you are looking for please contact the Community & Economic Development Committee at (207) 326-4502 or ced@castine.me.us for assistance.

Maine Department of Economic & Community Development
Business funding, community development, tourism and film, Maine branding, international trade
www.maine.gov/decd

Maine & Company
Free and confidential consulting services to businesses looking to relocate to Maine or expand within Maine
www.maineco.org

Eastern Maine Development Corporation
Business financing/lending, government contracting, community capital, workforce training
www.emdc.org

Maine Center for Women, Work & Community
Business startup resources, financial management training, leadership resources
www.womenworkandcommunity.org

Maine Small Business Development Centers
Comprehensive business management assistance to the small business community through a network of professional, certified business counselors
www.mainesbdc.org

Maine Technology Institute
Early stage capital and commercialization assistance for the research, development and application of technologies that create new products, processes and services, generating high-quality jobs across Maine
www.mainetechnology.org

University of Maine Cooperative Education
Managing agriculture, natural resources, and the environment; enhancing economic opportunity; and encouraging lifelong wellness
www.extension.umaine.edu

United States Department of Agriculture
Rural business development, importing and exporting of goods, economic and agricultural resources, rural business loans and grants
www.usda.gov

Washington Hancock Community Agency
Incubator Without Walls – a no-cost business training course for small business owners, start-ups, and people developing their business idea
www.whcacap.org

SCORE, Downeast Maine Chapter
Dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small businesses
www.scoredowneastmaine.org

IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center
Forms and publications, online tools and education
http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Small-Business-and-Self-Employed-Tax-Center-1

Demographic Information
www.clrsearch.com/Castine-Demographics/ME/

Business Resources for Entrepreneurs with a Disability
www.shoretelsky.com/resources/business-resources-for-entrepreneurs-with-disabilities/

 

News and Events

Town Calendar

Monday, January 21
  • Town Office CLOSED - Martin Luther King Jr Day Holiday 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
  • Witherle Library CLOSED
  • Adams School CLOSED for MLK Day
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
Tuesday, January 22
  • Fitness Class 8:30 am at   Basement of Emerson Hall
  • Shawl Ministry 1:00 pm at   Trinitarian Congregational Parish
  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg 4:00 pm at   Emerson Hall, 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
  • Public Hearing 4:00 pm at   67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
Wednesday, January 23
  • T/G Mtg = CANCELLED 8:00 am at   MMA Leeward RM
Thursday, January 24
  • Fitness Class 8:30 am at   Basement of Emerson Hall
Monday, January 28
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
Tuesday, January 29
  • Fitness Class 8:30 am at   Basement of Emerson Hall
Thursday, January 31
  • Fitness Class 8:30 am at   Basement of Emerson Hall
  • Calvineers Spaghetti Dinner 5:00 pm at   Emerson Hall
Monday, February 4
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
Tuesday, February 5
  • Shawl Ministry 1:00 pm at   Trinitarian Congregational Parish
  • CHPC Mtg 4:00 pm at   67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
Wednesday, February 6
  • School board meeting 5:00 pm at   Adams School
Sunday, February 10
  • Just For Fun Concert 3:00 pm at   Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine
Monday, February 11
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
Thursday, February 14
  • Planning Board Mtg 7:00 pm at   67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
Monday, February 18
  • Adams School Winter Break
  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle 11:00 am at   Witherle Memorial Libray
Tuesday, February 19
  • Adams School Winter Break
  • Shawl Ministry 1:00 pm at   Trinitarian Congregational Parish
Wednesday, February 20
  • Adams School Winter Break