FAME Approves Financing for Three Important Projects

At its December 13, 2018 board meeting, the members of the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) approved financing for three separate projects that collectively are expected to help create and retain at least 700 Maine jobs. The projects range from renewable energy at Brunswick Landing to public infrastructure improvements in Westbrook to the re-start of the shuttered Old Town mill.

FAME Celebrates 35th Anniversary at "Showcase Maine" Event

Center for Generational Kinetics’ Alicia Rainwater Speaks The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) celebrated thirty-five years of successful business and educational partnerships at its annual meeting and awards event, Showcase Maine, held this year on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Portland’s Holiday Inn By The Bay. Showcase Maine is FAME’s annual celebration of its successful… Learn more »

FAME Board Visits Midcoast Businesses

The Board of Directors and staff of the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) recently visited Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, a customer that has grown rapidly in recent years. The group later toured other customers at the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority (MRRA) in Brunswick, which is located on the former Brunswick Naval Air Station base…. Learn more »

FAME & Alfond Scholarship Foundation Launch Invest in ME Kindergarten

This year’s entering kindergarten class is special, most have received a $500 Alfond Grant for higher education. So FAME and Alfond Scholarship Foundation started the Invest in ME Kindergarten program which is designed to inspire Maine families to prepare early for future higher education, including saving. Over 50 schools are participating, including 11 school champions around the state. BrightFutureforME.com