Community Spotlight: Skowhegan Center for Entrepreneurship

Main Street Skowhegan, one of MDF”s Maine Downtown center nationally recognized Main Street Maine communities, was featured in the latest edition of the National Main Street blog for their Skowhegan Center for Entrepreneurship. “After engaging 135 business owners and hearing positive feedback from a significant percentage of them, Main Street Skowhegan began searching for a space to lease and hired a new staff member to run the Center. ‘It’s important to have data, a plan, and strategies for success before applying for funding,” said Kristina Cannon, Main Street Skowhegan Executive Director. ‘Start small and figure out how to make the budget work to ensure future sustainability.'”

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