Economic & Community Development Department

To apply for all City of Lewiston business assistance, fill out this pre-application. An Economic Development staff member will review the information and contact you to discuss eligibility. If you have questions or need assistance with the application, please contact ECDevelopment@lewistonmaine.gov or 513-3126.

City of Lewiston Business Assistance Programs

We are happy to announce the return of the façade and rehabilitation loans for commercial use! Review the summary of programs below to identify the program that might be right for you, then click on the program links to find out more information. To apply, click on the pre-application link above.

Summary of Programs

Microenterprise Grant

Microenterprise Loan

Economic Development Loan

Façade Program for Commercial Buildings

Façade Program for Historic Preservation

Residential Loan for Mixed-Use Buildings

Complete Guidelines for all Programs

Responsibilities and Services

The Economic and Community Development Department is responsible for overseeing the following services:

Additional Resources


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August 27, 2012 Governor LePage
recognized Lewiston and Auburn as being business friendly.