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OnLine Answer (OLA) is a faster, easier and lower cost way for lenders to apply for loan insurance.  Lenders using OLA will receive an answer within minutes!


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The Loan Insurance Program reduces risk to a lending institution to allow it to assist a company in meeting its capital needs.


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All of FAME's business related program applications and forms are available online, so you may access them at any time.


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Our focus in the Business Division at FAME is to help businesses access capital to grow, expand and succeed; thus, creating new employment opportunities that will benefit the people and communities of Maine.


Programs for Businesses


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FAME is continually developing new programs and services to support Maine companies in their efforts to start up, continue in operation, expand or compete more effectively in the global marketplace.  We are very proud of the diverse products and services we offer Maine businesses that are designed to help at every stage in their economic lives.




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  • Thursday, October 02, 2014 8:49 AM

    At its September 18, 2014 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) approved approximately $3 million in financing for a variety of Maine businesses, including a Scarborough-based day care; a machinery manufacturer in Benton; a specialized pharmacy in Portland; and a specialty sawmill operator in Jefferson. FAME’s actions will help to create and retain more than 339 jobs in the state.


  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:45 AM

    The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) has completed bond financing on a deal that will benefit St. Croix Tissue, Inc. in Baileyville and the surrounding economy in Washington County. The financing will help St. Croix and a related company, Woodland Pulp, LLC, create and retain approximately 400 Maine jobs.