COVID-19 Emergency Assistance


Southern Maine Finance Agency is committed to working with businesses in York County to identify resources and financing to support you through this unprecedented public health and economic disaster. If you are an SMFA borrower and need assistance with your loans, please contact us at 207.282.1748.

The Maine Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is available by phone or Zoom to assist in directing you to SBA programs, assist with updating your business plan in response to the State’s reopening phases, and provide assistance in determining your financial position. To contact an SBDC counselor, please visit Maine Small Business Development Centers and click on the ‘Request Counseling’ link to register and you will be contacted by their office soon after.

City of Biddeford is accepting applications for a Jobs Grant. For more information, visit City of Biddeford CDBG Job Retention Program Guidelines.

The Kennebunk Development Corporation has introduced a loan program to assist businesses in Kennebunk that are struggling during this pandemic. If your business is located in Kennebunk, you may be eligible to apply for a forgivable loan under the following program:

US Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) is offering loans and advances to qualifying businesses experiencing temporary difficulties. For more information and to apply, please visit Small Business Administration – Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance.