We can move mountains.

MDF curricula and training prepares leaders of all types to adapt to ever-changing challenges and opportunities.

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Creating vibrant downtowns

MDF’s Maine Downtown Center Program serves as a statewide resource for preservation-based downtown revitalization.

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Unbiased data can inform the future

MDF’s multi-sector, non-partisan methods of collecting and testing data then sharing it across our network is why we’re one of the most trusted sources of economic data in Maine.

 

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MDF encourages you to join the conversation and make a real difference in determining Maine’s future. 

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Catalyze. Strengthen. Guide.

MDF is a non-partisan, statewide driver of sustainable economic growth in Maine. We connect people, decision-makers, and communities through trusted research, leadership development, and creative partnerships to stimulate new ideas, solve problems, and improve the lives of all Mainers. 

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MDF members come from all sectors and regions of the state and work together to drive economic growth in Maine. Members benefit from the unparalleled trust MDF has built over 40 years with businesses, policymakers, and influencers. Membership rates start at $50 and immediately connect you with meaningful, impactful work that improves the lives of all Mainers. Become a member today here.

Maine-Ovation! Join us for MDF’s Annual Meeting and Champions of Economic Development Awards Celebration

Date: Friday, September 27, 2019

Location: Bangor

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The Benefits of MDF Membership – Mike Gawtry, Director, Sporting Equipment & Travel, L.L. Bean

Hear why L.L. Bean views MDF membership as a boost to their success by providing key community, policymaking, and business connections as well as ample opportunity to be involved in critical work that improves the Maine economy and the lives of their employees.

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21 Nov

Leadership in Action Breakfast

The World Health Organization defines a healthy workplace as one “where workers and managers actively contribute to the working environment by promoting and protecting the health, safety and well-being of all employees.” This includes supports for managing stress, anxiety, depression and other factors that can impact an employees life, career and productivity. We will hear from a panel of experts on best practices. More information and registration coming soon.

11 Dec

Leadership in Action Breakfast

The World Health Organization defines a healthy workplace as one “where workers and managers actively contribute to the working environment by promoting and protecting the health, safety and well-being of all employees.” This includes supports for managing stress, anxiety, depression and other factors that can impact an employees life, career and productivity. We will hear from a panel of experts on best practices. More information and registration coming soon.

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“MDF is a special creature of state law, enabled to integrate private sector thinking and experience with state government planning and data. There is no other entity like it.”

Kay Rand, Former Chief of Staff, Governor Angus King

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