With more than $2,612.00 million dollars in grants and additional local government funding sources of $1,986.00 million dollars, the majority of the federal budget in government grants is put into the business sector every year as small businesses and large corporations are the foundation of the economic growth in New Hampshire. There are 31,371 business establishments in the state of New Hampshire, and they break down to the following:

New Hampshire Business Sector Breakdown by Size:

  • 17,766 registered businesses in New Hampshire have 0 to 4 employees. People who work at home with sole proprietorship are included in this breakdown.
  • 5,464 registered businesses in New Hampshire have 5 to 9 employees.
  • 3,301 registered businesses in New Hampshire have 10-19 employees.
  • 2,887 registered businesses in New Hampshire have 20-99 employees.
  • 766 registered businesses in New Hampshire have 100 to 499 employees.
  • Over 1,187 registered businesses in New Hampshire have over 500 employees.

New Hampshire Business Sector Breakdown in Service Industries:

  • 3,992 registered businesses in New Hampshire are in the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services sector.
  • 2,252 registered businesses in New Hampshire are in the Administrative, Support, Waste Management, and Remediation Services sector.
  • 3,508 registered businesses in New Hampshire are in the Accommodation and Food Services sector.
  • More than 3,599 registered businesses in New Hampshire are also service orientated businesses but are not categorized to the above sectors.

If you are in the farming industry, you may be eligible to apply for small business grants as well. There are more than 4,000 farms in the state of New Hampshire.

Starting and managing a small business in New Hampshire is not an easy task. Over $23,628,247,000.00 US dollars are paid to employee salaries/payroll alone in the state of New Hampshire and more than 5,674 businesses declare bankruptcy every single year. Although the federal government does not publically provide grants for starting and expanding a business, in New Hampshire, some small business grants are given to business owners to start and grow their ventures, and grant recipients do not have to pay back the funding from government. Therefore, it makes sense to look into small business grants as one of your sources to fund your business.

To apply for business grants in New Hampshire, contact New Hampshire financial aid agencies, or

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Current online applicants in New Hampshire are browsing from the following cities: Milan, Sugar Hill, Weare, Northwood, Gilford, Kingston, Newbury, Harrisville, North Walpole, Enfield

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Conservation Innovation Grants New Hampshire State Program (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NH CIG NOFO0001146
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture
Funding Amount: $200,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – New Hampshire (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NH CIG 20 NOFO0001012
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $200,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Cheshire and Sullivan Counties, New Hampshire (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1637
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,604,955
New Hampshire Conservation Innovation Grants - Fiscal Year 2017 (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NH CIG 17 01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Utah State Office
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
New Hampshire ACEP-WRE Restoration Implementation Assistance (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NH 16 05
Agency: USDA-NRCS-MOSO
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $260,000
New Hampshire Conservation Innovation Grants (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NH CIG 16 01
Agency: USDA-NRCS
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Conservation Innovation Grant New Hampshire (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NH 14 0002
Agency: California State Office
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Conservation Innovation Grant New Hampshire (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NH 14 0001
Agency: California State Office
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Head Start Replacement Grant Rockingham County, New Hampshire (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2011 ACF OHS CH R01 0218
Agency: Administration for Children and Families
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,519,701
New Hampshire Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) (apply)

Funding Number: USDANRCSNH1001
Agency: Vermont State Office
Category: Agriculture Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000

 

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