Bangor City Hall
73 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401

Phone:
207.992.4200

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 4:30PM

COVID-19 Relief Grants

Applications are no longer being accepted for these relief grants.

Bangor Small Business Assistance COVID-19 Relief Program

The Bangor Small Business Assistance COVID-19 Relief Program offers short-term working capital assistance to eligible, for-profit small businesses to enable the viability of the business during the severe interruption directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting social distancing.

Individual grants are available up to $10,000.

A total of $170,000 is allocated for this program, which is funded through the City of Bangor's Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), through funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

To qualify as a small business, you must have twenty (20) or fewer full-time equivalent employees at the time of submitting the application, AND recall for full-time employment at least one (1) formerly unemployed worker who is low-to-moderate income (LMI) qualified or add one (1) new position and hire an LMI-qualified employee.

For complete details on the Small Business Assistance COVID-19 Relief Program, click HERE

Complete a Small Business Assistance COVID-19 Relief Program application HERE

Applications are due by June 30, 2020.


Microenterprise Assistance COVID-19 Relief Program

The Bangor Microenterprise Assistance COVID-19 Grant Program offers short-term working capital assistance to eligible, for-profit microenterprise businesses to enable the viability of the business during the severe interruption directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting social distancing.

Individual grants are available up to $3,500.

A total of $80,000 is allocated for this program, which is funded through the City of Bangor's Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), through funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

To qualify as a microenterprise business, you must have five or fewer full-time equivalent employees at the time of submitting the application, AND you as the owner must have an annual household income at or below 80% of the HUD Average Area Median Income (details in grant guidelines). If you do not believe you qualify as a microbusiness, please review the Bangor Small Business Assistance COVID-19 Relief Program (above) to see if you are eligible. 

For complete details on the Microenterprise Assistance COVID-19 Relief Program, click HERE

Complete a Microenterprise Assistance COVID-19 Relief Program application HERE

Applications are due by June 30, 2020.

Contact Information

Mailing Address
73 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401

Office Location
Second floor, City Hall

Phone
207-992-4280

Hours
Staff available by appointment
Or via phone or email
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Email
comm.dev@bangormaine.gov