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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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MDF & the University of Maine present the fifth Quarterly Economic Report
MDF and the University of Maine are pleased to present our fifth Quarterly Economic Report, Energy 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. The current report examines the costs, consumption, and production of energy in Maine.
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 & Maine State COC present Making Maine Work: Preparing Maine’s WorkforceInnovation Meets Main Street: 2012 Maine Downtown Conference
MDF and the Maine State Chamber of Commerce are pleased to present Making Maine Work: Preparing Maine’s Workforce. This fifth report in the Making Maine Work series addresses the quality of Maine’s workforce – the education, skills and knowledge Maine workers need to meet the needs of employers and create opportunities for themselves and others.
Click here to view or download the report.

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Upcoming Events

Leadership Unplugged Spring 2015 - Session 1 with Dr. Susan Hunter
March 25, 2015
Leadership Unplugged is designed to be a series of conversations with Maine leaders around issues of economic importance.

Recent News

Bangor Daily News - Erin Rhoda Maine Focus Editor
February 27, 2015

Making Maine Work
February 26, 2015

US college wins grant to cut energy costs
Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production
February 16, 2015

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