The COVID-19 Relief Business Direct Loan Program provides FAME Direct Loans of up to $50,000 with special terms available to Maine-based businesses experiencing interruption or hardship due to COVID-19. These special terms are available only on applications submitted via the FAME Direct Loan Program on or after March 20, 2020. Eligible borrowers with complete applications will have their applications reviewed and approved in an expedited manner.
- Must be a Maine-based business experiencing interruption or hardship due to COVID-19.
- Must demonstrate that other sources of capital have been exhausted.
Up to $50,000
FAME has allocated up to $5,000,000 in reserves for this program.
Wall Street Journal Prime minus 1%, fixed at the time of loan commitment.
12-month term, which can be extended if necessary.
Business assets are required.
Unlimited personal guarantees of the business principals.
Closing fees, if applicable, may be financed with the loan proceeds. The commitment fee is 0.5%.
Submit a complete, signed application package by email to business@FAMEmaine.com. A complete application package must include: