CEDC has a number of tools available to assist in the economic growth of Coös County. In addition to the resources listed below, the Board of Directors are active in promoting business growth and sustainable employment.
Community Development Block Grants
CDBG Economic Development grants provide funds which create and retain employment, primarily for low and moderate income people. Business financing is provided through Regional Development Corporations (RDC) and other Economic Development Entities (EDE), or through public facility improvements to support economic development efforts. CEDC is the RDC for Coos County. The main goal in this category is to create jobs that provide good wages, benefits, and training programs.
Revolving Loan Fund
The Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is intended for permanent working capital, fixed asset and gap financing needs for start-up and existing businesses located in Coös County. To be eligible for financing the business must be able to meet the SBA definition of a “small business”, demonstrate the capacity to repay the debt and show a creation or retention of jobs.
Business Technical Service Grants
Based on need and available resources, grants to support business technical assistance and training may be provided to qualified organizations.
Business & Economic Development Partners
CEDC is a economic development partner with all the organization list below:
Coös County – Official County Website
NH Community Development Finance Authority
NH Department of Resources and Economic Development
NH Employment Security – Economic + Labor Market Information Bureau
Plymouth State University – North Country Economic Index
NH Small Business Development Center
White Mountains Community College – Workforce Development
North Country Council – Regional Planning Commission
North Country Investment Corporation