CARES Emergency Income Payment Application and Instructions - if you need help paying your rent or mortgage, click here. If you have questions, contact General Assistance at 513-3130.
Resources and Information for Businesses Affected by COVID-19
Outdoor Permit Information - click, then scroll down for process and contacts
Business Resource List - Updated 5/28/2020
Interested in Financial Assistance? Start Here: Pre-application for all Business Assistance Programs - This application must be filled out and submitted for all business loan programs. City of Lewiston staff will review and determine for which programs your business may be eligible.
Pandemic Emergency Small Business Loan Program - up to $4000. Click for eligibility, guidelines, and terms.
Documentation Checklist for Business Assistance Programs - you may submit the application before you gather this documentation.
Microenterprise Program - up to $15,000, business must have 1-5 employees one of which can be owner
Economic Development Program - up to $25,000, business must have 1-75 employees
In these uncertain times, we are still available to serve the community. We will continue to update our resource guide as new supports become available. Please reach out to us with any questions or concerns at ECDevelopment@lewistonmaine.gov.
August 27, 2012 Governor LePage
recognized Lewiston and Auburn as being business friendly.