APP/LEAD "Education to Industry"
The future Aroostook County workforce is sitting in classrooms in Houlton, Ashland, Presque Isle, Van Buren, Fort Kent and other communities in the region, but can more be done to educate the students about what jobs are available in The County and what skills will be required?
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Aroostook Aspirations Initiative
The AAI/Gauvin County Scholarship Fund was founded in 2011 with two goals in mind, helping the youth of Aroostook County receive a post-graduate education and working to enhance the economy of Aroostook County.
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Advancing Aroostook
Advancing Aroostook is a video series of the Aroostook Partnership for Progress which will address issues of importance to businesses and economic development.

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Help Us Grow Aroostook County, Maine

Welcome to the Aroostook Partnership’s website.  The Partnership cares deeply about growing the economy and creating high quality jobs in Aroostook County.  Hopefully, you are visiting this website in search for information on the economic priorities in our County.  We have just revised this site to provide an easier access to our information and hope that it meets your needs.  The Partnership has many resources that include the services of the Northern Maine Development Commission, the four colleges in Aroostook County, and more than 170 small, medium, and large companies represented by LEADers Encouraging Aroostook Development and the many private investors that contribute time, money, personnel, and many years of business expertise to the advancement of Aroostook County.  If you do not see the information you need here or have suggestions as to additional information that could be helpful, please call us at 498-8731.


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Why Invest?

The Aroostook Partnership for Progress is part of a dedicated group working on a regional basis to support economic development efforts. The Aroostook Partnership for Progress is the only public-private regional economic development organization collaborating with all the communities in the County.

To view the different levels of investment click here.

For more information or to request an investor packet email Jon Gulliver, Director of Investor and Community Relations.


Emera Maine
Cary Medical Center
Katahdin Trust Company
United Insurance Group

F.A. Peabody

Griffeth FLM/Griffeth Honda
Daigle Oil Company
Key Bank
County Federal Credit Union
Acadia FCU
Dead River
York's of Houlton
First Wind
K-Pel Industrial Services
S. W. Collins
Soderberg Construction
Lynox Welding Supply
Husson University
Aroostook Aspirations Initiative







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