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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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2016-17 Recruitment for Leadership Maine is Open
We are accepting applications for the 2016-17 Leadership Maine (LM) Omega class from January through April 15,2016. Please click on the link below for information on the LM application process, or to register for an informational briefing.
The Application Process
Briefing Registration

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Become a Next Step Maine Employer
Join MDF’s statewide Next Step Maine Employers’ Initiative and immediately gain access to employer resources, adult learner tools, and free educational benefits and tuition discounts for your employees.
Click here to learn more and enroll today.
Click here to view current educational benefits and discounts available to all employees of Next Step Maine Employers.

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Quarterly Economic Report: Water Quality in MaineInnovation Meets Main Street: 2012 Maine Downtown Conference
MDF and the University of Maine are pleased to present Water Quality in Maine. This report addresses the economic, social, and natural impacts of Maine’s comparatively high water quality. This report is the sixth in a series which further explores the economic indicators in Measures of Growth, the Maine Economic Growth Council’s reliable and trusted annual report on the critical issues affecting Maine’s economy.
Click here to view or download the report.

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