Economic Development

Mobilize Midcoast Maine

Mobilize Maine is a new approach to economic development. It is part of a statewide EDA grant to all 7 economic development districts.  This kind of bottoms-up economic plan has never been done before. Click on the above link to learn more.

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) serves as a guide for establishing regional goals and objectives, developing and implementing a regional plan of action, and identifying investment priorities and funding sources. MCOG partners with the Midcoast Economic Development District which develops a yearly Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy document.

Document: 2012 MCEDD Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

Community Development Block Grant Program

MCOG provides Technical Assistance for the CDBG program. The goal of the CDBG program is to develop viable communities by promoting integrated approaches that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanded economic opportunities for low and moderate income persons.  For more information click on the above link.

Maine’s Opportunity Coast Website

A Business Attraction Web Portal providing Community Profiles, Commercial Properties Database, Demographics, Statistics and Business Clusters.