Assistance Programs

Assistance Programs

From financing to technical assistance, these organizations are available to support the growth and development of your business.

NH Small Business Development Center
NHSBDC provides professional, one-on-one business management advice and educational programs, at no cost, to new and existing businesses.

Rockingham Economic Development Corporation
A non-profit regional economic development corporation serving new, growing and challenged businesses in Rockingham County.

The NH Business Resource Center
Acts as a single point of contact for businesses seeking assistance in areas ranging from licensing and financing to permitting and workforce training.

New Hampshire Business Finance Authority 
Fosters economic development and employment creation by working with banking, business and economic development sectors to expand the availability of credit in the state.

NH Business Incentive Programs
A listing of business incentives and tax credits offered by the state of New Hampshire.

Procurement Technical Assistance Program
Helping New Hampshire businesses obtain the information needed to bid competitively on all federal, state and local government agency contracts.

Governor’s Office of Energy and Community Services 
Provides free technical assistance and information to NH businesses interested in enhancing their competitiveness by increasing energy-efficiency and employing sustainable practices that reduce costs of operation.

Community Development Block Grant Program 
U.S. Department of HUD funds allocated to communities for the purpose of lending to companies for job creation to low and moderate income workers.

Centers for Training and Business Development 
CTBDS provide employee-focused job training for business and industry to enable company start up, growth, and long term competitiveness.

PEDC News Highlights


Eagle Tribune Features PEDC Social Media ProgramThe Lawrence Eagle Tribune, serving the North of Boston area of the Merrimack Valley in Massachusetts and Southern NH is known for its outstanding coverage of local news.

Last week, writer John Toole wrote a business feature about the PEDC efforts at using social media to reach out to local businesses. 


PEDC Announces Business Education Seminar Program for 2014

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Business Focus

For over 27 years, Maureen Ross has called Pelham home, so it was only natural that when she started her businesses, Dog Talk and New England Pet Partners, that she choose Pelham as her base of operations.

Did You Know...

Pelham's Trails

Pelham offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiast, including more than 100 walking and biking trails in the town parks and throughout the area. Popular paths include the one pictured here at Muldoon Park, which also includes a playground, fields and disc golf course to enjoy before or after your ride.