Category: Financial Resources

For information about financial relief programs

COVID-19 Financial Resources

4/20/21 – Note the first round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) closed on August 8th, 2020 but a second round,for those who received first round funding, is available through May 31, 2021. Federal Stimulus Overview: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law on March 27, 2020. There are… Read more »

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 »