Millions of American families are eligible for the Advance Child Tax Credit through the American Rescue Plan. It is not necessary to be a tax filer to claim the credit. NVME, CA$H Maine, Maine Equal Justice and other organizations are reaching out to communities across Maine to help families claim the credit.
A joyous gathering to be held in Gilda Nardone’s honor will be held at the Senator Inn in Augusta on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. to celebrate Gilda’s 43 years as executive director.
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs is a twelve-week class for new entrepreneurs and existing business owners. This fall, NVME adapted the class for online delivery and attracted entrepreneurs from across the state.
New Ventures Maine’s new class, Next Steps: Work & Life Beyond the Pandemic, is now open for registration. The class will be offered online at no cost beginning in mid-September.
Madalyn Shircliff, AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer, is joining the New Ventures Maine team.
New Ventures Maine has announced Suite 7 Yoga & Ayurveda of Houlton as the winner of their mini-grant competition sponsored by Katahdin Trust Company.
Congratulations to New Ventures Maine (NVME) small business grantees from the Western, Midcoast, and Southern regions. Each of the featured businesses below have received Jobs for New England Recovery Grants of $5,000 each from Norway Savings Bank. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston recently awarded grants to banks through their Jobs for New England Initiative. The grants are for small businesses who were impacted negatively by the COVID-19 pandemic …
New Ventures Maine (NVME) is pleased to welcome Jen DeJoy as Communications and Development Manager. Jen will help develop communications, marketing, fund development, and alumni engagement initiatives. She joins NVME after serving as college relations director at Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), where she guided a growing department and managed media relations, internal communications, and institutional publications.
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 …
Our Microenterprise Specialists have supported over 200 encore entrepreneurs exploring self-employment opportunities through the AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ program. The AARP Foundation has provided support for NVME to deliver the program in Maine since 2016. Older adults joining the program assess their skills, gain knowledge, and connect with resources to make an informed decision about starting a business. In addition to attending the workshop, participants receive a self-paced workbook to …