For a sustainable economy that works for everyone

CEI and its subsidiaries offer business and project financing and technical support for a wide range of small business, community facilities, renewable energy, affordable housing and mixed used real estate projects. With flexible business financing, loans, investments, rates and terms, CEI is able to leverage its capital with banks and other sources.

Since its first major investment in 1979 in a value-added, community-owned fish processing facility in midcoast Maine, CEI has provided $1.27 billion to 2,649 businesses, natural resource industries, community facilities, and affordable housing in Maine, the Northeast, and throughout rural America, leveraging over $2.55 billion in high impact, job-creating and sustainable economic development projects and enterprises.

CEI is committed to serving people and industries with limited access to credit.

CEI financing opportunities include:

Find out more by calling 207-504-5900.