The U.S. government and Maine's office of finance has set aside $4,084.00 million dollars in federal grants and $3,399.00 million dollars in other forms of government financial assistance for individuals who live in the state of Maine. As long as you have a valid citizenship card (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you are entitled to apply and receive Maine government grants.

Government financial aid in Maine is distributed to various sectors, with the majority of the budget in business, education (pell & college grants), housing, veteran, and personal grants.

 

  • Maine Small Business Grants: Starting and running a small business in Maine can be a risky task. There are more than 4,131 small businesses or even large corporations file for bankruptcy every year. To minimize the risks, you need to look into as many funding sources as possible. Here is more information on Maine Small Business Grants.
  • Maine Education Grants: Education plays an important sector in Maine. The federal administration in Maine invest over $2,516,597,127.00 dollars every year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are made available for students or even teachers in Maine to complete and enhance their level of education. Here is more information on Maine Education Grants.
  • Maine Housing Grants: At an average value of $176,200.00 per real estate property, there are more than 721,000 real estate properties in the state of Maine. With an average annual household income of $46,581.00, less than 73.90% of the people actually paid off their mortgages. A good portion of the residents in Maine is not able to afford to pay off their mortgages. department of finance has set aside financial aid in the form of housing grants to the residents in need, especially if you work at home. Here is more information on Maine Housing Grants.
  • Maine Veteran Grants: Residents of Maine who have served or who are current serving the military, naval, and air foce are eligible to apply and receive government grants in the form of veteran grants. Here's more information on Maine Veteran Grants.
  • Maine Personal Grants: The local state government in Maine does not offer financial aid to its residents for personal needs such as getting out of debt, financing a vehicle...etc. But, Maine residents are eligible to apply for personal grants to receive financial assistance to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation to the ecomony of Maine. Here's more information on Maine Personal Grants.

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Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
NRCS Maine Certified Nutrient Management Planner (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS ME MULTI 22 NOFO0001192
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $90,000
Conservation Innovation Grants Maine State Program (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS ME CIG 22 NOFO0001177
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Career Services and Training Grants Reopening for Maine (apply)

Funding Number: FOA ETA 20 08 B
Agency: Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
Category: Employment, Labor and Training
Funding Amount: $109,629
NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021 – Maine (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS ME CIG 21 NOFO0001101
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 –Maine (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS ME CIG 20 NOFO0001014
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Waldo County, Maine (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1636
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,221,935
Maine Acadian Culture Project (apply)

Funding Number: NPS 19 NERO 0037
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Category: Education
Funding Amount: $74,470
Maine Acadian Culture Project (MAAC) (apply)

Funding Number: NPS 18 NERO 0053
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Category: Education
Funding Amount: $74,470
Maine Acadian Culture Project (apply)

Funding Number: NPS 18 NERO 0052
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Category: Education
Funding Amount: $377,270
Family-to-Family Health Information Centers – Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Montana, Nevada (apply)

Funding Number: HRSA 18 113
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Category: Health
Funding Amount: Case Dependent

 

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