Entrepreneurs’ Fund of New Hampshire AMP Grant Program

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

Step 1

Learn more about the program above and determine eligibility.

Step 2

Log in or create a new profile in GrantSource.

If you have previously applied for grants from the Foundation through GrantSource, please log in with the email from your previous account, and click the “forgot password” feature to initially log in and then change your password. Then make any necessary updates to your profile. If you have never applied, please create a new profile using the “Register here” button.

Step 3

Complete and submit the online application.  

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.

Step 4

Prepare for the AMP Grant Pitch Camp.

Four to five finalists will be selected from AMP Grant applicants to compete for the final award. Finalists will work with their Pitch Camp 2018 mentor(s)  to develop a pitch on a specific innovative project. The person who participated in Pitch Camp 2018 is the only person eligible to give the pitch for the AMP Grant.

Step 5

Pitch again!

Deliver your pitch in March at the AMP Grant event on March 6 at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center. Watch a sample pitch.

Step 6

Receive funding.

Four nonprofit organizations will be selected to receive AMP grants through live voting by EFNH members.

First place: $50,000 grant
Second place: $25,000 grant
Third and fourth place: $5,000 grant

Step 7

Publicize your grant.

If you are awarded funding and you’d like to share the good news, please refer to our grantee press kit.

Step 8

Report.

Grantees are required to submit a brief written report 6 and 12 months after the grant award.

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Simon Delekta
  • Simon Delekta
  • Senior Program Officer, Piscataqua Region