NVME Announces Fall 2023 Marketing Mini-Grant Awardees in Six Regions

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NVME has announced the winners of the statewide Fall 2023 Marketing Mini-Grant Competition.

Six winners, in six regions across Maine, will receive cash grants of $1,000 awarded through a competitive application process. For details on each regional winner, click on the links below.

Mini-grants support new or expanded business marketing and promotion. Contest criteria for small business applicants included: 1) Five or fewer full-time equivalent employees; 2) sales in the current calendar year; and 3) gross annual sales of no more than $150,000 from the previous calendar year.

The competition was sponsored in part by Katahdin Trust CompanyNorway Savings Bank, and Kennebec Savings Bank.

New Ventures Maine is a statewide program of the University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maine System, providing free classes and individual coaching in the areas of career planning, entrepreneurship, and money management.