Economic Development

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NH’s Workforce: The Youth Retention Initiative
Population out-migration in New Hampshire has generated efforts focused on retaining and recruiting young adults. This population is essential to the ...
Economic Development Community & Economic Development Research Report
Nature Supports a Vibrant Downtown Economy
Nature and access to natural assets can be important components of a downtown economy. In this new brief from the Nature Economy Collaborative, we det...
Location: Durham Campus
Economic Development, Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
Fourteen Tips for Cultivating your Entrepreneurial Community
An entrepreneurial community is a community that intentionally acts to cultivate and support entrepreneurs. Focusing on building business and economic...
Location: Durham Campus
Economic Development Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
How to Conduct a Community Assessment
Why Conduct a Community Assessment? A community assessment gathers data from community members to assess the current situation in a city or town. As p...
Location: Durham Campus
Economic Development Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
Communities and Small Business Working on Resilience
The pandemic has disrupted the economy, employment, and community vibrancy. Small towns and main streets have been especially hard hit by the impact t...
Location: Durham Campus
Economic Development Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
Impacts of COVID-19 on Nature and Economy in Northern New Hampshire
During the summer of 2020, we interviewed 20 economic development and conservation volunteers about the impact of the pandemic in Northern NH communit...
Location: Durham Campus
Economic Development, Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy Community & Economic Development
Community and Economic Development 2020 Impacts
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Location: Durham Campus
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy, Economic Development, Community Leadership Community & Economic Development
Characteristics of a Vibrant Downtown
A downtown assessment collects data and information to provide a deeper understanding of the situation to help determine where to focus efforts to str...
Location: Durham Campus
Economic Development Community & Economic Development Fact Sheet
Strengthening Connections: Downtowns & Trails - Bristol, NH 2019
We recently completed a pilot of our Downtowns & Trails program in Bristol, NH.  This final report summarizes the work we've done with the co...
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation & Nature Economy, Economic Development Community & Economic Development Research Report
First Impressions: Tilton NH 2018
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping communit...
Economic Development Community & Economic Development Research Report