Donate to CEI

A donation to CEI helps to grow good jobs, environmentally sustainable enterprises and more broadly shared prosperity.

With you, we are building an economy that works for everyone.


Grant funding provides critical support for our advising services and industry-specific projects and programs. Grants help capitalize early stage investment in food system, renewable energy and natural resource-based businesses with the potential for high growth, job creation, and positive environmental and social impacts in Maine and the northeast.

CEI Loan Fund

CEI enters into private debt contracts of $500,000 and over with individuals, institutions, and foundations.

CEI also offers a community investment option for accredited individual and institutional investors.

The individuals and institutions who invest in CEI are deeply important to our mission impact. We value the relationships that we have with each of our investors, who are using their investment capital to transform lives and communities.

Venture Capital

CEI Ventures offers investment opportunities in socially responsible venture capital funds.

Solar Investments

Bright Community Capital, CEI’s newest subsidiary, offers a variety of investment options to build high impact solar projects across the country