FFD Celebrates 2024 Graduates!

FFD Celebrates 2024 Graduates!

FFD is a two-generation college program designed for parents and their children. It’s unique because parents enroll in college, taking classes with a peer cohort and receiving guidance from a dedicated coach.

$541,000 for SCEC Secured by Senator Collins

$541,000 for SCEC Secured by Senator Collins

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that she secured $541,000 in Congressionally Directed Spending for Sunrise County Economic Council (SCEC) in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Financial Services and...

Scholarships available for Washington County students

Scholarships available for Washington County students

The Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF) is accepting applications for four scholarships that support Washington County students. The Kingsley Brown Educational Fund provides scholarship support for graduate school to graduates of Washington County high schools....

SCEC Conducts Infrastructure Damage Survey

SCEC Conducts Infrastructure Damage Survey

In response to the January 2024 storms, Sunrise County Economic Council has created a survey to be used to collect information on damages incurred to Washington County working waterfront infrastructure. As available funds will be limited for repairing or replacing...

Nonprofits Partner to Advance Digital Equity

Nonprofits Partner to Advance Digital Equity

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME—In 2023, Maine Seacoast Mission partnered with Island Institute and Sunrise County Economic Council to help bridge the digital divide experienced in rural Maine communities. These three nonprofits engaged in Maine Connectivity Authority’s (MCA)...

SCEC joins Recovery Friendly Workplace Network

SCEC joins Recovery Friendly Workplace Network

Sunrise County Economic Council becomes a member of the Washington County Recovery Friendly Workplace Network   SCEC joins Washington County Community College, R.H. Foster Energy and A.C. Inc. as early adopters of the Network. In Washington County,...

LD2003, Housing Opportunity Program Presentation

LD2003, Housing Opportunity Program Presentation

The recently published 2023 Maine Housing Needs Study estimated that Maine needs 38,500 units to meet current demands, as well as 38,000+ units to meet future need.Learn more about the housing challenges in Maine and what can be done through the Housing Opportunity...

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