Resources

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First Impressions: Derry NH 2019
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping…
Economic & Community Development Research Report
First Impressions: Dover NH 2018
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping…
Economic & Community Development Research Report
First Impressions: Gorham NH 2017
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping…
Economic & Community Development Research Report
First Impressions: Littleton NH 2016
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping…
Economic & Community Development Research Report
First Impressions: Pittsfield NH 2018
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping…
Economic & Community Development Research Report
First Impressions: Rochester NH 2016
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping…
Economic & Community Development Research Report
First Impressions: Somersworth NH 2017
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping…
Economic & Community 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…
Economic & Community Development Research Report
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…
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community Development Fact Sheet
Getting Started with Grant Writing
Grants are an essential piece of taking a project from idea to implementation but the process can often be intimidating and overwhelming. Grants can…
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community Development
How to Plan a Community Forum
Why Reach Out and Engage Your Community? Healthy communities have an active and engaged citizenry. There are many ways to engage. Civic engagement…
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community 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…
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community Development
Leveraging Broadband to Strengthen New Hampshire’s Economy and Quality of Life Information Brief
Broadband Overview Broadband—high-speed internet that is always on, is faster than traditional dial-up access, and allows multiple users to…
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community Development
Nature Economy Fact Sheet #1: The Economic Benefits of Trails
Many communities in New Hampshire and beyond, have natural assets such as trails that can be leveraged for economic vibrancy. In this fact sheet, the…
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community Development Fact Sheet
Nature Economy Fact Sheet #2: Values of Freshwater Recreation in NH
New Hampshire’s freshwater resources provide numerous values to both residents and visitors. New Hampshire has over 1,000 Lakes and 10,000 miles of…
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community Development Fact Sheet
Nature Economy Fact Sheet #3: Economic Impact Analysis
Economic impact analysis is an important tool for community and regional decision making. However, it is a tool that is sometimes not fully…
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community Development Fact Sheet
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…
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community Development Fact Sheet
Outdoor Dining Spaces during COVID-19
On May 1, 2020, Governor Sununu issued Executive Order #40 (also referred to as “Stay at Home 2.0”), which extends the Stay at Home order to May 31,…
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community Development Fact Sheet
Overview of Community Profile Process & Event [video]
 
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community Development Video
Rivers and Economic Development Research Brief
Throughout history, rivers have been drivers of economic development. Many communities have rivers running through their downtowns and when rivers…
Location: Durham Campus
Economic & Community Development Research Report