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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.

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Quarterly Report on Strategic Land Conservation In Maine Released
MDF and the University of Maine are pleased to present our fourth Quarterly Economic Report, Strategic Land Conservation In Maine. This series of quarterly reports further explores the economic indicators in Measures of Growth In Focus, a reliable and trusted annual report issued by the Maine Economic Growth Council. This fourth report takes a closer look at land conservation in Maine and will hopefully inform our decision making going forward.
Click here to view or download the report.

Grants to Green

Grants to Green Maine
Grants to Green Maine, a partnership between the Maine Community Foundation, Maine Development Foundation, and Efficiency Maine, provides environmentally focused knowledge and funding to strengthen nonprofits.
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MDF's 36th Annual Meeting a Success!Innovation Meets Main Street: 2012 Maine Downtown Conference
Our 36th Annual Meeting held in Portland last week was a great success. Thanks to the many participants, sponsors, speakers, and award winners.
Click here to view photos and other items from the event.

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Upcoming Events

Maine Downtown Institute 2014
December 10, 2014
Energy Efficiency in your Buildings and in Your Downtowns

Leadership Unplugged Fall 2014 - Session 3 with Kathie Leonard
December 15, 2014
Leadership Unplugged is designed to be a series of conversations with Maine leaders around issues of economic importance.

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