The Finance Authority of Maine celebrated another year of successful partnerships with Maine’s business, lending, governmental, and higher education communities at its annual event, “Showcase Maine.” The evening featured a reception, including a showcase of exhibits by Maine businesses and educational organizations that partner with FAME; a dinner and awards presentation; and a keynote speech by former United States Senator George Mitchell.
FAME Launches Education Effort to Encourage More Mainers to Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid Application and Unlock Potential Unclaimed Dollars for College and Trade School.
The Harold Alfond Foundation and the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) have announced the first cycle of Alfond Leader awardees, who collectively will be awarded up to $685,000 in student loan debt relief. The competitive program provides student loan repayment assistance to people who live and work in Maine in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)- designated occupation at a Maine-based employer. The selected Alfond Leaders may receive up to half of their outstanding student loan balance, not to exceed $60,000, as a loan repayment on their outstanding student loans.
For the third year in a row, the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine. The awards program, created in 2006, is a project of the Society for Human Resource Management–Maine State Council and Best Companies Group. Partners endorsing the program include: Mainebiz, the… Learn more »