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Lifespan Opportunities in Washington and Hancock Counties

Economic Development Match Loans


EDM loans help small businesses with funding of up to $50,000 for the purchase of equipment, supplies, inventory, leasehold improvements, and working capital.

  • Interest rate - minimum 8.0%
  • Flexible repayment terms
  • 2% origination fee due at closing

The business must have 50 or fewer employees. You must complete a loan application for loan committee review. Other industry criteria must be met to qualify for this loan.

For more information, call 610-5928

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DCP Offices

Toll-Free: 800-834-4378

Bucksport Road Office

248 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-664-2424 | Email

Avery Lane Office

18 Avery Lane, PO Box 648 , Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-664-2424 | Email

Machias Office

7 VIP Drive, Machias, ME 04654
207-259-5015 | Email

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