In 2016, nonprofit organizations with projects that serve communities within the following Foundation service regions in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine: Manchester, Nashua, Piscataqua and Upper Valley.
The Entrepreneurs’ Fund of New Hampshire‘s AMP grants support novel, entrepreneurial and innovative ideas to solve pressing problems and critical issues facing New Hampshire. Think of it as civic R&D, allowing organizations to develop and test new solutions to community challenges and leverage investment to achieve impact.
Application and grant process
Learn more about the program above and determine eligibility.
Log in or create a new profile on GrantSource.
Simply go to GrantSource and sign in or click on “Don’t have an account” to create an account.
Complete and submit the online application by 5:00 pm Eastern time on Friday, March 25, 2016.
The application is a brief quad chart and project budget. View a sample application.
In addition to standard text or bullets, web links to online resources (YouTube videos, your agency’s website, research documents, etc.) are welcomed, but all of your information must fit within the word limit.
Prepare for Pitch Camp.
Five finalists will be selected for each region and notified by Friday, April 8, 2016. Between notification and pitch camp, finalists will be paired with a mentor to develop a draft pitch in anticipation of each regional camp.
Participate in Pitch Camp: Selected finalists will be required to attend their regional EFNH AMP Event. Pitch Camp is a three-hour session that includes a coaching session, one-on-one mentoring with an entrepreneur and a two-hour evening event where finalists will make their pitch. Watch a sample pitch.
Piscataqua – Thursday, April 28, 2016
Upper Valley – Thursday, May 5, 2016
Manchester/Nashua – Thursday, May 12, 2016
One nonprofit organization will be selected to receive a $25,000 grant at each event through live voting by EFNH members.
Publicize your grant.
If you are awarded funding and you’d like to share the good news, please refer to our grantee press kit.
Grantees are required to submit a brief written report 6 and 12 months after the grant award.