Grafton County New Hampshire

Why invest in Grafton County,

New Hampshire?

Grafton County businesses benefit
from immediate access to three
interstate highways, two
universities, three
community colleges,
a skilled workforce,
and an amazing
quality of life for




We are a regional



Grafton County,

New Hampshire and its 39 municipalities.

By collaborating with a wide variety of public and private partners, we act as a catalyst for economic growth and change in Grafton County.

Grafton County Economic Development Council
We've partnered with Plymouth State University to create The Enterprise Center at Plymouth; a business incubator program serving central New Hampshire. Together we create and promote helpful business assistance seminars. ﷯
You do not need to be a member to take advantage of the Enterprise Center's Workshops and Seminars.
Click on the logo above to learn more! Help for your business!

In the News...

GCEDC Supports Small Business Counseling

December 4, 2013

Business owners seeking free and confidential counseling now have a local option thanks to the GCEDC's new partnership with the UNH Small Business Development Centers. Sally Holder, CPA, was recently hired to provide one-on-one advice to Grafton County's small businesses. Holder has a strong financial background and is available to meet with businesses at their location or at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth business incubator. Holder can be reached by cell phone at (603) 397-8404 or by email at Sally.Holder@unh.edu Financial support for this partnership comes from the NH Community Development Finance Authority.


Grand Opening Attracts Enthusiastic Crowd

October 16, 2013

Excitement and promise of economic development attracted a crowd of more than 150 area business leaders and residents to the Grand Opening of central New Hampshire's newest business incubator: the Enterprise Center at Plymouth.  The Center represents a partnership between the GCEDC and Plymouth State University for entrepreneurial development, business education, and corporate assistance.

Center Executive Director Michael Tentnowski confirmed that all spaces available for lease were taken by growing, entrepreneurial firms.

Governor Maggie Hassan, on hand to celebrate, announced a successful Northern Border Regional Commission grant so that the GCEDC can complete the fit up of all interior spaces.



Enterprise Center Celebration Set

September 6, 2013

With over four years of fund raising from eleven different funding sources, the Enterprise Center at Plymouth business incubator is nearing its opening day! The project partners, Plymouth State University and GCEDC, will celebrate the occasion on October 15th with tours and a reception.

Tours are from 4-5pm and from 6:30-7:30pm

5pm Reception and Remarks at the nearby PSU  Silver Center for the Arts.

To RSVP, please contact Pat Bahr at ptbahr@plymouth.edu

100% of available space has been leased.  Get ready to "Live Free and Start"!


GCEDC Awarded Tax Credits to Sell

July 17, 2013

Thanks to a recent vote of the NH Community Development Finance Authority Board of Directors, the GCEDC has tax credits to sell!  Proceeds from the sale of NH Tax Credits will be used for construction expenses at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth incubator project.  The GCEDC has $40,000 to sell by August 30, 2013 and $70,000 to sell by June 30, 2014.  Contact the GCEDC for more information on this innovative and popular way of supporting economic development.

UPDATE August 16, 2013 - The GCEDC recently sold the remaining tax credits for fiscal year 2013 to the following civic-minded businesses: Bank of New Hampshire, Freudenberg, Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank, Union Bank, Rockywold-Deep Haven, Resource Management Inc., Community Guaranty Savings Bank, A&M Donuts, The Cellar Pub, Northway Bank, and MegaPrint.


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