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Important Update

FAME announces procedures for Seed Capital Tax Credit applications beginning August 1, 2014. Learn more about the process FAME will use to administer the receipt of new Investor Tax Credit Applications for 2014 investments.


Request for Proposals

Regional Economic Development Revolving Loan Program


In anticipation of the availability of additional funding, the Finance Authority of Maine (“FAME”) seeks applicants to respond to this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for funding to operate regional economic development revolving loan funds as set forth in Title 10 Maine Revised Statutes Section 1026-M and Chapter 314 of the FAME Rules. The Regional Economic Development Revolving Loan Program, administered by FAME, permits eligible local, regional or statewide nonprofit or governmental economic development organizations to apply for funding to establish or expand revolving loan funds within their organizations. Funds may only be used to make loans of up to $350,000 to eligible business borrowers in order to create or retain jobs in Maine, as well as revitalize downtowns and build strong communities and a sustainable economy in Maine.


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  • Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:41 PM

    FAME is excited to announce that Claim Your Future® is now available to all of Maine’s middle schools free of charge. Claim Your Future is an interactive game that encourages exploration into education after high school, future careers, and money management.


  • Monday, May 11, 2015 11:54 AM

    The celebrations are designed to recognize 529 College Savings Day, proclaimed by the United States Congress as a way to raise national awareness and boost interest in Section 529 college saving programs. The events will also encourage families to think about their children’s futures and to start planning now for the costs of education after high school.

    The Future Faces of Maine events will take place in:

    • Presque Isle: At the Aroostook Centre Mall on Friday, 5/29, from 4 PM to 7PM
    • Bangor: At Eastern Maine Community College, Rangeley Hall, on Saturday, 5/30 from 10 AM to 1 PM
    • Portland: At the University of Southern Maine, Woodbury Campus Center, on Saturday, 5/30 from 10 AM to 1 PM.