Owning Maine’s Future- Opportunities and Policies for Growing a Cooperative Economy in Maine

by Maria Fernandes-Dominique After months of careful research and writing, CDI is excited to share with all stakeholders a comprehensive 8-page report highlighting cooperatives and employee-owned enterprises as the most successful workforce development solution for sustaining Maine’s economy into the

The Cooperative Development Institute receives $589,974 from the USDA to support rural prosperity in Maine and the Northeast!

The Cooperative Development Institute (CDI), has recently been awarded three grants totaling $589,974, from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support cooperative development in Maine and the Northeast. For 24 years, CDI has been the Northeast’s center for

Over $400,000 in Public and Private Funds to Support Business Ownership Transitions in Rural Maine

            For Immediate Release October 23, 2018 Contact: Jen Peters – Assistant Director Sunrise County Economic Council, (207) 255-0983, scec@sunrisecounty.org   Rob Brown – Director of Business Ownership Solutions Cooperative Development Institute, (207) 233-2987, rbrown@cdi.coop   Over $400,000 in