About Us


The purpose of the Midcoast Economic Development District (MCEDD) shall be to foster a thriving regional economy by supporting or implementing these efforts or initiatives:

  • Developing and delivering a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), which incorporates the economic, community and workforce development, education, transportation and environmental efforts and initiatives of the Midcoast region;
  • Identifying, seeking and implementing opportunities that build the capacity of the region to successfully expand economic opportunity, competitiveness and strategic advantages;
  • And to partner with communities, businesses, non-profits and other regional development organizations to support the delivery of those economic and community development programs and services that will further identified goals and objectives.

The Midcoast Economic Development District (MCEDD) is a municipally lead economic and community development organization.

The MCEDD Region serves all of Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Knox Counties, the towns of Brunswick and Harpswell in Cumberland County and the towns of Lincolnville, Searsmont, Belmont and Northport in Waldo County.