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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.

MDF Announces Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker
MDF is pleased to announce that Carlton N. Owen, President & CEO of U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities is the keynote speaker.
September 27th
9:30a.m. to 1:30pm
Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland ME
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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
Click here for more information on the Forest Economy Program

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Quarterly Economic Report: Water Quality in Maine$35,000 Awarded in Scholarships from Next Step Maine

Next Step Maine announced today that $35,600 has been awarded to 28 Maine employees who were nominated by their employers for a 2016 Next Step Maine Employee of Promise scholarship this spring. The program is a free statewide initiative that awards funds to Maine employees who are currently pursuing a bachelor's degree, associate's degree or certificate program. The recipients were selected from 40 applicants from a variety of Maine companies and many educational institutions. .

Click here for more information about Next Step Maine.

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