Microenterprise Grant

The Microenterprise Grant Program provides grants up to $5,000 TO assist with the stabilization and growth of very small for-profit businesses (0-3 employees) whose owners are low/moderate income.     

       

ELIGIBILITY:            

  • 0-3 Employees            
  • Business owner must be low/moderate income*            

PROGRAM ELEMENTS:          

  • Up to $5,000 grant            
  • Home based businesses eligible for $2,500 grant            
  • If operate in commercial space eligible for $5,000 grant
  • Nonprofits are ineligible    

APPLY 


GRANT DETAILS


WHAT WILL I NEED TO APPLY?

Some of the documentation you will need to submit:    

HOW DO I APPLY?

  • Applications are on google forms. You must log into a google account to fill out the form. If you do not have a google account you can create one HERE                   
  • If you are unable to access an application or have questions, please contact NRH@portlandmaine.gov    

FAQ'S   

When asked how much money I want to request, I keep getting an error message?       

How do I upload files?   

What is a personal financial statement?