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Small Business Grants for Women in New Hampshire

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Six Steps to find a grant:

1. Analyze Your Organization?s Needs & Determine:
  • The problem or need you want to address
  • The audience or target beneficiaries you will serve
  • The amount & types of support you need
  • The resources & commitment your group brings to the project
  • Potential partners in the community
2. Research Foundations & How They Operate:
  • Learn as much as possible about corporate, civic, and private foundations
3. Look for Funding Matches By Considering Funders Who:
  • Are able or likely to fund projects in your geographic area
  • Have a similar core mission or goals
  • Have already supported similar ventures or projects
4. Compile A List Of Prospects:
  • By Geographic Location (city, state, region)
  • By field of interest or program subject
5. Refine Your List & Eliminate Sources That:
  • Do NOT fund in your state
  • Do NOT fund your subject
  • Do NOT fund the type of support you need (See Types of Funding Support)
  • Fund your type of organization
  • Fund your size project
6. Select The Most Appropriate Funding Sources & Research In Detail
  • Contact funder directly for annual report and other publications
  • Search newspapers and the Internet for former grant recipients and contact them for advice or tips, why they felt they were successful as opposed to other applicants

Looking for small business grants for women in New Hampshire is anything but easy.

A Google search will bring up a long list of sites.  But most either look like scams or complicated government (Small Business Administration) sites.

We’re different. can help you find REAL grants, loans, and other funding for your business venture.  Yes, you’re still going to have to put in some hard work and time.  But if you’re serious about getting your business to the next level, you’ll find our site a big help.

A simple place to start is with our Amber Grant for Women.  Business women from New Hampshire (and all around America) are eligible to apply for this grant.  Our judges award this grant every month – so today would be the perfect time to apply.

After you’ve applied for our grant, please take a bit of time to check out the resources below.  There are folks in New Hampshire waiting to help women business owners just like you!

We have also done the research of finding the 21 top grants available for women today. To get a copy of our report sign up below.

Resources for Women in New Hampshire

Lakes Region SCORE
383 South Main Street
Laconia, NH 03246
Ph: (603) 524-0137

Merrimack Valley NH SCORE
275 Chestnut Street- Suite 133
Manchester, NH 03101
Ph: (603) 666-7561

Monadnock SCORE
34 Mechanic Street
Keene, NH 03431
Ph: (603) 352-0320

Mt. Washington Valley SCORE
53 Technology Lane Suite 101
Conway, NH 03813
Ph: (603) 447-4388

Seacoast New Hampshire SCORE
215 Commerce Way
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Ph: (603) 433-0575

Upper Valley SCORE
20 W. Park Street
Lebanon, NH 03766
Ph: (603) 448-3491

Center for Women’s Business Advancement
Southern New Hampshire University – Madison House
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03106
Phone: 603.629.4697
Toll Free: 1.888.988.7778

New Hampshire Division of Economic Employment
172 Pembroke Rd
P.O. Box 1856
Concord, NH 03302-1856
Phone: (603) 271-2591
Fax: (603) 271-6784

Small Business Development Center
UNH Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
201 Paul Hall
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: (603) 862-2200