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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.

AMPLIFY Challenge Match Campaign

Thanks to two generous donations - $75,000 from an anonymous benefactor and $25,000 from Bangor Savings Bank – the Maine Development Foundation
is poised to expand its capacity to make Maine a better place to live and work.
The Maine Development Foundation must raise
$100,000 by June 30, 2017
Matching funds will provide a total of $175,000
to support the organization’s mission to grow Maine’s economy.

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Please Welcome Jan Kearce to Maine Development Foundation
As Our New Vice President for Program Impact!

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Quarterly Economic Report: Water Quality in Maine

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Upcoming Events

Maine Active Community Environments (ACE) Workshops
March 28, 2017
An introduction to active communities tools, funding, and success stories. Teaching community members, volunteers and professionals to build places where people of all ages and abilities can have an active lifestyle.

2017 Maine Downtown Institute
April 14th

April 14, 2017
Please join the Maine Downtown Center at the next Maine Downtown Institute in Damariscotta on April 14, 2017. It’s Old Because It’s Good: How Downtowns Turn Historic Districts Into Economic Engines. Dispel the myths of what historic preservation is and what it is not. Know what tools developers can use to re-purpose downtown historic buildings and learn what funding is available for local historic districts.

Champion Circle Members

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