Community Initiatives

Leveraging resources and funding for business investment and expansion creates environments where businesses and people thrive. Through thoughtful planning and careful investment of your assets, we help you define the future of your community. Our experience and network of resources encourages a regional approach to projects including:

  • Economic development
  • Infrastructure planning
  • Investment through federal, state, local, and private resources
  • Comprehensive planning
  • Transportation planning
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Our Programs


Though a partnership with the EPA, we help communities reutilize properties that have a potential presence of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants.


Community Development Block Grants help local governments implement programs that benefit low income areas by creating affordable housing, providing services, and creating jobs.


The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy leverages public-private partnerships to establish a plan that builds regional capacity.

Grants Management

We help you develop strategies, meet requirements, and manage your project through the life of the grant.

Community Planning

Our staff supports you as you plan for your future through comprehensive plans, ordinances, technical assistance and regional projects.

Infrastructure Planning

We promote multi-jurisdictional Broadband initiatives, rural transportation plans, and multi-modal projects that help Eastern Maine stay connected.

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