We promote economic, artistic, cultural, educational, historical and environmental activities in the “Downtown” area to provide a vibrant community for all residents, businesses, non-profit organizations, and local government.
We build partnerships with the City of Ellsworth and area nonprofits that better our community one relationship at a time. • Artsworth • City of Ellsworth • Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce • Downeast Salmon Federation •Frenchman Bay Conservancy • The Grand Theater • Green Plan • Healthy Acadia • Project Hope • Woodlawn
Maine Downtown Affiliate Overview
The Maine Downtown Affiliate (MDA) program is a sister program to the Main Street Maine program, using the same framework, but at a less rigorous pace. MDA services help communities build an appropriate organization and funding base for a comprehensive downtown program. A core feature available to MDA communities is access to training by state and national downtown development experts, as well as the opportunity to learn about best practices in the field and to network with peers from around the state.