Washington County Unorganized Territories’ Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District

The TIF Grant & Loan program offers commercial loans with competitive interest rates and flexible terms in addition to grant opportunities for project planning, acquisitions & capital expenditures.

A unique opportunity to take advantage of a locally administered program!

– Capital Improvement Grants

– Planning Grants

– Nature-based Tourism Grants

– Low-interest Loans

To date, the Washington County Commissioners have distributed $1,317,175 in UT TIFgrants and loans to assist with the development and implementation of a variety of development projects across Washington County. More specifically, the UT TIF fund has provided 34 grants amounting to $902,675 and 8 loans amounting to $414,500. These funds helped to leverage an additional $4,048,645 in direct economic investment for our region.

Unorganized Territories are Blue.


Charles Rudelitch, Executive Director

Sunrise County Economic Council – Main Office
7 Ames Way
Machias, Maine 04654

Sunrise County Economic Council – Calais Office
1 College Drive
Calais, ME  04619

Phone: 207-255-0983
Fax: 207-255-4987
email: [email protected]



Application Forms:

Common Grant Application (approved 05/19/2015)

PDF  |  Word

Revolving Loan Fund Application

Loan:   PDF  |  Word

Financial Statement:  PDF  |  Word


2014  |  2013  |  2012  |  2011  |  2010

Archived Documents:

Washington County Enterprise & TIF Development Program

Washington County TIF Management Guidance Memo

6/4/09 TIF Amendment Public Hearing Minutes Posted!

Washington County Enterprise Development & Tax Increment Financing AMENDED District AMENDMENT

Credit Enhancement Agreement for Stetson II Tax Increment Financing District

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