Key partners are integral to helping DECD fulfill our mission to enhance and sustain economic prosperity in Maine
DECD supports these organizations with annual funding, shared staffing or other support:
DECD regularly collaborates with agency partners and various economic development, entrepreneurial support, education, and research organizations at the federal, state and local level – for more information on these additional resources, search the Maine Resource Compass - a living database of business resources to build your network and knowledge base.
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The State of Maine does not vet or endorse any specific resource but we are confident you will find supports that match your needs.
Other Key Partners
- Department of Labor
- Maine Quality Centers
- Department of Environmental Protection
- Maine Revenue Services
- Department of Professional and Financial Regulation
- Secretary of State
- SafetyWorks! Program
- Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, Quality Assurance & Regulations Division
Regional Economic Development Organizations
- Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments
- Kennebec Valley Council of Governments
- Greater Portland Council of Governments
- Eastern Maine Development Corporation
- Midcoast Economic Development District
- Southern Maine Planning & Development
- Northern Maine Development Commission
- Western Maine Economic Development Council
- Piscataquis County Economic Development Corp.