Economic Development

Economic Development
Newmarket, NH river side businesses

 

Building Local Strengths


With the help of our team, New Hampshire communities like yours are learning how to assess needs, engage people, make informed decisions, develop effective strategies and take action. The results, which include vibrant downtowns, a greater pride of place among residents and increased tourism, are creating a stronger New Hampshire for everyone.

Articles

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension and Hillsborough County invite qualified individuals to apply for the Hillsborough County Commun... Learn More
A Conversation with Mark Hayes of Highland Mountain Bike Park and the Foothills Foundation
Stepping Up the Granite examines the intersection of tourism, community development, and quality of life through interviews with New Hampshire people ... Learn More
Entrepreneurs and small businesses are the backbone of our local communities and economies. They start new businesses, create jobs, provide essential ... Learn More

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Resources

An entrepreneurial community is a community that intentionally acts to cultivate and support entrepreneurs. Focusing on building business and economic... Learn More
Why Conduct a Community Assessment?

A community assessment gathers data from community members to assess the current situation in a cit... Learn More
The pandemic has disrupted the economy, employment, and community vibrancy. Small towns and main streets have been especially hard hit by the impact t... Learn More
During the summer of 2020, we interviewed 20 economic development and conservation volunteers about the impact of the pandemic in Northern NH communit... Learn More

UNH Cooperative Extension partnered with the Town of Derry to lead a community outreach and engagement effort to re-imagine Hood Park. This re... Learn More