Capacity Building

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Expanding Opportunities

Helping communities survive, adapt, and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Our new capacity building programs are not yet fully formed. Check back for programming updates. 

Community Engagement event


New Hampshire towns depend on the support of volunteers
Over the years, we have seen certain characteristics that make up strong community volunteers. These characteristics help volunteers successfully cont... Learn More
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is placing severe challenges on businesses, nonprofits, and local governments throughout the Granite State. Organization... Learn More
We all have that closet we’ve been meaning to clean out, or that book we just haven’t gotten around to reading. So, the last thing we want to add to o... Learn More



In the summer of 2020, the Town of Derry began the process of engaging the community to determine the future of Hood Park. Goals included creating a c... Learn More
Virtual meetings provide an opportunity to gather people in different locations easily. However, it is important for meeting hosts and participants to... Learn More
Why Reach Out and Engage Your Community?

Healthy communities have an active and engaged citizenry. There are many ways to engage. Civic... Learn More
There are many ways to engage your community. Communities can consider forums, storytelling, posters  and many other ways to get more people involved ... Learn More
Why reach out and engage your local community?

Healthy communities have an active and engaged citizenry. There are many ways to engage.... Learn More
Being part of an action group working on a community-defined project can be extremely rewarding. It can also present many challenges, including those ... Learn More