Job Creation Grant

The Job Creation Grant Program provides grants up to $20,000 to new and expanding for-profit businesses for the creation of net new permanent full-time jobs for low moderate income individuals. Applications are due no later than Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 3:00 pm. 

       

ELIGIBILITY:            

  • Job(s) to be created for low/moderate income* individuals (after grant is approved)        
  • Business is located in or near a low/moderate income neighborhoods or accessible via METRO to those neighborhoods                 

PROGRAM ELEMENTS:          

  • Up to $20,000 grant ($10,000 per net new full-time job created)            
  • Job(s) must be created after business is approved for a grant            
  • Nonprofits are ineligible for this program            

APPLY 


GRANT DETAILS


WHAT WILL I NEED TO APPLY?

Some of the documentation you will need to submit:    

HOW DO I APPLY?

  • Applications are on google forms. You must log into a google account to fill out the form. If you do not have a google account you can create one HERE                   
  • If you are unable to access an application or have questions, please contact NRH@portlandmaine.gov    

FAQ'S   

When asked how much money I want to request, I keep getting an error message?    

How do I upload files?   

What is a personal financial statement?