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Maine Development Foundation

Empowering. Strengthening. Guiding.

The Maine Development Foundation (MDF) drives sustainable, long-term economic growth for Maine. MDF stimulates new ideas, develops leaders, and provides common ground for solving problems and advancing issues.

New Report: Maine’s Labor Shortage:  New Mainers and Diversity
The Maine Development Foundation and Maine State Chamber of Commerce are pleased to present Maine’s Labor Shortage: New Mainers and Diversity. The report continues the strategic focus of both organizations on the quantity and quality of Maine’s workforce, and highlights the need to look beyond our borders to grow our workforce and economy in the years ahead.

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Maine Forest Economy
Maine Development Foundation will assist with an integrated, multi-agency Economic Development Assessment Team, known as an EDAT, established by the U.S. Department of Commerce to assist Maine’s forest products industry in the wake of several mill closures. MDF will work with local community and business leaders to facilitate series of meetings to address the economic development challenges facing the state’s forest-based economy

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Quarterly Economic Report: Water Quality in Maine2017 Downtown Institute February 14

Hear from successful organizers on how to launch inspiring events that put your downtown on the map to attract statewide foot traffic and capture vacationing consumers. Take-aways will include the unique logistics of brew fests and music festivals, plus all-volunteer committees and marketing. Throw a bash to make your downtown a destination this year!


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Upcoming Events

2017 Maine Downtown Institute
February 14th

February 14, 2017
Hear from successful organizers on how to launch inspiring events that put your downtown on the map to attract statewide foot traffic and capture vacationing consumers. Take-aways will include the unique logistics of brew fests and music festivals, plus all-volunteer committees and marketing. Throw a bash to make your downtown a destination this year!

Champion Circle Members

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Saint Josephs CollegeThe Jackson Laboratory

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