Economic Development Resources

Links to Other Internet Resources

Regional Planning Commissions in New Hampshire

NH Association of Regional Planning Commissions
Central NH Regional Planning Commission
Lakes Region Planning Commission
Nashua Regional Planning Commission
North Country Council, Inc.
Rockingham Planning Commission
Southern NH Planning Commission
Southwest Region Planning Commission
Strafford Regional Planning Commission
Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission

Planning Organizations  & Resources

New Hampshire

Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association (NNECAPA)
     NNECAPA Photo Library
     NNECAPA Smart Growth Toolkit
NH Office of Energy and Planning (NH OEP) 
     NH OEP Resource Library
     NH OEP Planning Programs
NH Smart Growth
New Hampshire Planners Association

Other

American Planning Association
National Association of Regional Councils
Cyburbia
Planetizen
National Association of Development Organizations

Community Development

New Hampshire

North Country Health Consortium
Plymouth State University Center for Rural Partnerships
AHEAD - Affordable Housing, Education and Development
New Hampshire Housing
Downtown Resource Center at CDFA
 

Other

National Main Street Program
 

Economic Development Organizations & Resource

New Hampshire

Grafton County Economic Development Council
Mount Washington Valley Economic Council
North Country Economy
NH Department of Resource and Economic Development
NH Labor Market Information Bureau
Northern Community Investment Corp.
Women’s Entrepreneurial Network
Business Enterprise Development Corporation
NH Chambers of Commerce
Tri- County Community Action Program
NH Small Business Development Center
Workforce Opportunity Council
NH FirstJob
Harvard Institute for Regional Competitiveness
New Hampshire Grand
New Hampshire Business Finance Authority
NorthCountryEconomy.com

Other

State of New Hampshire Broadband Report
US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) System
Sirolli Institute
BuzGate

Energy Planning Programs & Resources

New Hampshire

NH Office of Energy and Planning - Energy Programs
NH Office of Energy and Planning - Energy Program Resource Library
StayWarmNH.org
Granite State Clean Cities Coalition

Other

Clean Air-Cool Planet
Carbon Coalition
Energy Star Program
U. S. Department of Energy

Funding Sources

New Hamsphire

NH Community Development Finance Authority
NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program
Micro-Credit NH
NHDOT Safe Routes to School

Other

Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration
Grants through the Federal Government

Mapping

New Hampshire

GRANIT
     GRANIT Data Mapper
Wildlife Action Plan Habitat Maps

Other

NRCS Soils Maps
USGS Maps, Products and Publications
FEMA National Flood Insurance Maps

Natural & Cultural Resource Organizations & Resources

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
NH Division of Forests and Lands
NH Fish and Game Department
Connecticut River Joint Commissions
NH Association of Conservation Commissions
NH Association of Conservation Districts
Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust
NH Bureau of Emergency Management
NH Preservation Alliance
NH Natural Heritage Bureau
     Rare Species List by Plant Habitat Types
NH Lakes Assocations
North Country R C & D Area Council
NH Division of Historical Resources - Tools for Preserving Barns & Farms
Appalachian Mountain Club
Taking Action for Wildlife
Northern Forest Center
Arts Alliance of Northern New Hamspshire

Other

Land Trust Alliance
Trust for Public Land
American Ground Water Trust
Conservation Law Foundation
US Environmental Protection Agency
USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
Center for Watershed Protection
Prince George's County, MD - Low-Impact Design Strategies, An Integrated Design Approach
Village Earth (consortium of sustainable village-based development)
Seventh American Forest Congress(Forest Indicator Toolkit)
National Association of State Foresters
University of Idaho Forest Products
North American Association of Environmental Education
Connecticut River Watershed Council
Institute for Conservation Leadership
EPA Voluntary Partnership Programs
Northern Forest Alliance
International Stormwater Best Management Practices(a database of resources) 
Citizen's Guide to Source Water Protection (PDF)

Statistics and Informational Resources

New Hamsphire

State of NH Revised Statutes On Line
NH Department of Revenue Administration Property Tax Data
 

Other

National Charrette Institute
Economic Policy Institute
Census Bureau Economic Programs
US Census American Fact Finder
National Wildfire Statistics
USGS Maps, Products and Publications

Transportation

New Hamsphire

NH Department of Transportation
NH DOT Bicycle/Pedestrian Information Center
NH Rail Transit Authority 
Grafton-Coos Regional Coordination Council

Other

Federal Railroad Administration
Federal Transit Administration

 Other Resources

NH Division of Travel and Tourism
State of New Hampshire
National Flood Insurance Program
Neshobe Farm Planned Community Development
NHPR Town Meeting News
White Mountains Community College