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CASH Maine Turns 20

Now in its 20th year, CA$H Maine is comprised of 50 non- and for-profit partners working together to help empower Maine individuals and families to achieve long-term financial stability.

Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Positions Available

Are you ready for an educational service experience in Maine? New Ventures Maine at the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) is recruiting for two full-time Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteers for August 2021 – July 2022. Positions are available in two UMA locations: the Bangor campus, and the Saco Center (in the greater Portland area). We are seeking individuals to support current and prospective students on their way to college and career …

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New Ventures Maine Announces New AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteers

New Ventures Maine (NVME) is pleased to announce two new AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteers joining us this year as Campus Compact College Access and Success Coordinators.  Kate Ruehle will be based on the Augusta Campus of the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA), and Molly Cassidy will be based on the Bangor Campus of UMA.  Both will working with NVME and UMA staff and faculty and community partners to coordinate financial …

Building Resilience in Maine’s Small Businesses

Many of our small business participants were impacted by COVID-19. Our Microenterprise Specialists provided resources through individual and small group advising sessions. We moved quickly to offer more business classes online and were proactive in connecting entrepreneurs to available SBA assistance programs such as the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), as appropriate. NVME continues to provide tools and support for business …

Supporting the Economic Security of Low-Income Families during COVID-19

For the safety of tax filers, staff, volunteers, and communities, the 10 CA$H Maine Coalitions (cashmaine.org) closed in-person tax sites mid-March and quickly moved to develop new options for people still needing to have their taxes prepared. Our priorities included providing quality service, maintaining physical safety, and protecting tax filers’ information shared virtually while continuing to comply with IRS guidelines. Tax filers able to do their taxes online on their …

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New Ventures Maine Video Now Online

Our 40th Anniversary Film, featuring words from our executive director, founders, staff, and participants is now available to watch on YouTube. Thank you to Pica and Rachel Epperly Film & Photo for making this lovely video!

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