Is your small business ready for the next level?

The Growth Readiness Assessment can help you and your business team prepare for growth. It is provided free of change and with no obligation on your part. It is open to companies that are located in New Hampshire, have been in business for at least 12 months, and have filed a federal tax return.


Creating a business plan

Many resources are available to help you create a business plan.

Some resources to help you get going:

Live Free and Start has a wealth of information for startup tech companies. It is a joint initiative between the Governor’s Office, Business Finance Authority and Dept. of Resources and Economic Development aimed at creating jobs and making it easier for tech companies to start, grow and succeed in New Hampshire.


Pizza maker needed the right kind of dough

Rustic Crust owner Brad Sterl says the Community Loan Fund's business investment program, Vested for Growth, “took the time to really get to know our business, and offered a loan that fit our unique needs."

Board and committees

Questions about our governance structure? Please write or call us at (603) 224-6669.

Board of Directors

Janet Ackerman, Vice Treasurer
Vice President, Commercial Lending, Relationship Manager
Eastern Bank

Peter Brankman, Treasurer
Retired CPA

Don Brueggemann
The Works