Category: Financial Resources

For information about financial relief programs

Seafood Trade Relief Program

The Signup Deadline for the STRP Program has been extended from December 14, 2020 to January 15, 2021. This will give a little more breathing room to make sure everyone eligible will be able to sign up. 12/3/20Dave Lavway, USDA Maine Farm Service Agency The U.S. Dept of Agriculture (USDA) announced that commercial Maine lobstermen… Read more »

COVID-19 Financial Resources

Note the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) closed on August 8th, 2020 but the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) programs have received a second round of funding. EIDL loan applications are now being accepted. Federal Stimulus Overview: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law on March 27, 2020. There… Read more »