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 for assistance.

Maine Department of Economic & Community Development
Business funding, community development, tourism and film, Maine branding, international trade

Maine & Company
Free and confidential consulting services to businesses looking to relocate to Maine or expand within Maine

Eastern Maine Development Corporation
Business financing/lending, government contracting, community capital, workforce training

Maine Center for Women, Work & Community
Business startup resources, financial management training, leadership resources

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

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

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

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

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

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

IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center
Forms and publications, online tools and education

Demographic Information

Business Resources for Entrepreneurs with a Disability


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Upcoming Events

Monday, June 8
Wednesday, June 10
  • Harbor Committee Wednesday, June 10  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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Thursday, June 11
  • Planning Board Mtg Thursday, June 11  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    To consider the following application(s):
    1) Stephen & Elizabeth Lieser; 121 Battle, M20 L4; Building a single family home & earthwork estimate for project in excess of 120 CY.

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Monday, June 15
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, June 15  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, June 15  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg Monday, June 15  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Tentative Agenda:
    1) Approve Renewal Liquor License - The Pentagoet Inn

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Tuesday, June 16
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, June 16  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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