2022-23 Entrepreneur Ecosystem Project
This project will support entrepreneurship, innovation and post pandemic economic recovery by strengthening and growing entrepreneurial ecosystems in ten communities. The project is individualized, place-based, and connects to existing and emerging regional and state systems and resources. The downtown organizations and communities participating in this program include Main Street Communities: Augusta, Bath, Belfast, Biddeford, Saco, Gardiner, Rockland, Westbrook and Maine Downtown Affiliate Communities: Ellsworth and Houlton.
The program will run from October 2022 – March 31, 2024.
Pilot Community Reports:
Click HERE to download the EE Community Guide: Building a Community Entrepreneurial Ecosystem – A Self-Guided Training for Communities
Resources for Pilot Communities:
Allowable Expenses/How to Request Reimbursement
- Sample Reimbursement Invoice
- Donated Labor Timesheet
- Expense Sheet
- Recording of Reimbursement Info Session
All reimbursement requests should be sent to Anne Ball.
Reporting – Due Dates: April 15, 2023; October 15, 2023; April 15, 2024
Slide Deck #1: Small Business Building
Slide Deck #2: EE Within the 4-Point Approach
Slide Deck #3: Maine EE Kickoff
Slide Deck #4: Preparing for Your Ecosystem Process
Site Visit Photos
Need help? Contact Perri Williams