Community Leadership

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Working Together

Helping citizen groups stay focused, work together and take action that benefits their communities.

Community Engagement Academy

Teaching innovative and proven techniques that reach and engage all New Hampshire residents.

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Community Engagement event

Community Profiles

Provides an opportunity for communities to affirm strengths, identify opportunities for change, envision a vibrant future, create action plans.

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Skills for Community Volunteers & Leaders

Helping citizen groups stay focused, work together and take action that benefits their communities.

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Community leadership workshop


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
Blog-Casey Porter 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


The Community and Economic Development Update is a quarterly newsletter that includes stories about local community and economic devel... Learn More
Effective leadership, open communication, coordination of efforts, celebration and participatory planning are just a few elements of healthy communiti... 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
What is an action plan?

An action plan outlines the steps necessary for action groups to complete in order to achieve their go... Learn More
Focus Groups

A small group of people (usually no more than 10) is brought together to engage in a directed discussion about a ... Learn More
Key Informants

Community residents (sometimes leaders) who are in a position to know the community, have wide contacts  in the... Learn More