Greater Dorchester Moving Forward Co-operative is a community economic development group with a mission build the local economy and population. Its current goals are aimed at:
- Developing the local trail system and ensure it is connected to the TC Trail
- Ensure the school is sustainable by turning it into a Model School
- Supporting local business development with an emphasis on tourism, arts and culture, and places for people to gather, eat, and showcase talent.
- Promoting Dorchester as a world class tourist destination
- Attracting young families, immigrants and others to move here
- Increasing outdoor programs for youth and seniors