Foundation / Corporation
Libra Future Fund (LFF)
10/23/19 5:00 PM EST Email Receipt or Postmarked by Date
Grants of up to $5,000 to Maine business owners ages 18 to 29 for commercialization and business development projects that will contribute to the State's economic growth. Funded projects are typically entrepreneurial, but research and economic development projects are also acceptable.
Examples of projects include, but are not limited to: Intellectual Property (IP) filing, market research and analysis, industry studies/certification, product testing/certification, R&D activities such as proof of concept work, prototype development, equipment, field trials, prototype testing, or pilot studies, crowd-funding/angel/venture capital investment requirements, or other commercialization and business development activity reasonably expected of idea, product, process or service development projects.
Projects must have clearly defined deliverable outcomes and endpoints for the specifically funded scope of work.
Maine Economic Benefit:
- Creation or retention of jobs
- Company survival or growth
- Increased competitiveness
- Company infrastructure investments
- Increased sales and revenue
- Increase Maine's capacity for research and development
- Patents, trademarks, copyrights and/or licenses
- Additional outside investment into the company
GrantWatch ID#: 179960
Typically grants are up to $5,000 per applicant.
Projects must not exceed twelve months in duration.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please email all application materials to:
Phone: (207) 879-6280
Or mail to:
Libra Future Fund
P.O. Box 17516
Portland, ME 04112-8516
Maine Technology Institute Grant Applicants:
In lieu of completing this application, you may forward your Maine Technology Institute project application (e.g. Kick Starter, TechStart or Seed Grant), along with this application's Appendix A. For more information, see: http://www.mainetechnology.org/fund