The Small Business Development Grant is an opportunity for members of the Scarborough Community Chamber to get assistance to help with building their business. Below are some areas of assistance that would apply.

Areas of Assistance

Networks: A strong network is required

  • A portion of the first-year dues to Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce / Scarborough Community Chamber.

Legal Entity:

  • Attorney fees to establish an LLC.
  • Business license.

Required Permits:

  • Sign permit.
  • Building permit.

General Operations: The heart of your business value

  • Software required to run the business.
  • Tools required to run the business.

Training: The knowledge, or certification required

  • Continuing education units.
  • Expenses required to acquire appropriate certifications.

Taxes & Fees:

  • Excise tax

Grant Quick Facts

  • The maximum grant amount awarded per individual is $500.
  • Applications may be submitted online or mailed to:
    • Scarborough Community Chamber of Commerce
    • 360 US Route 1, Suite 204
    • Willowdale Place
    • Scarborough, ME 04074


Please contact the Grant Committee at

Small Business Grant Application

Member Comapny Address
Completed applications should be submitted to the Scarborough Community Chamber office. Please direct questions to the Community Development Committee: Requests will be reviewed monthly.
Please enter a number less than or equal to 500.
Max of $500
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