The portal to accept applications for the Seafood Dealer and Processor Program closed at midnight on April 28, 2022. These award announcements have been made and the funds will be disbursed by the Department of Marine Resources.
On behalf of the Maine Department of Marine Resources, MTI administered the Maine Seafood Dealer and Processor Covid-19 Response and Resilience Grant Program (SDPP) to distribute approximately $16M in federal funding, including $10M from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) allocated through Governor Mills’ Maine Jobs and Recovery Plan (MJRP). This initiative provides grant funding to help Maine’s wholesale seafood dealer and processor businesses recover from negative impacts resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Applications for SDPP were accepted until midnight on Thursday, April 28, 2022. The award announcements have been made and the funds will be disbursed by the Department of Marine Resources.