The Maine Farm Business Loan Fund is a collaboration between Maine’s Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) — a statewide, non-profit community development financial institution — and The Carrot Project. The fund was established to meet the financing needs of small and midsized farm and food enterprises that use sustainable practices and serve local and regional markets in this growing sector of Maine’s economy. Enterprises may apply for loans of up to $50,000; supplemental amounts for larger projects may be available through other CEI loan programs.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
To be considered for a loan, applicants must meet the following qualifications:
To apply or learn about sustainable agriculture at CEI, Inc. contact Gray Harris at 207.882.7552 or Learn More.
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