Hannah Grimes is a Great Investment!

According to a study by the US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration, business incubator programs such as Hannah Grimes deliver 20 times more jobs for the dollars spent than any other types of public works infrastructure project. And these are jobs that give back; the goal of Hannah Grimes is not just to produce jobs, but to build a private sector that is an active contributor to a healthy, vibrant community.

Since our inception, 79% of the funding required to start, grow and operate Hannah Grimes has come from earned income. Hannah Grimes has consistently demonstrated its ability to manage an effective, innovative and sustainable organization.  Because of how we work, your gift to Hannah Grimes is highly leveraged. Furthermore, this is an important time to invest in the growth engine of our regional economy – small business. Here are some ways you can participate:

Program Scholarship Fund

All levels of giving are welcome!  Entrepreneurs who meet our income qualification guidelines can receive 50% scholarship for our paid programs. Help someone get a great start!

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Key Partner Sponsorship Program

Key Partners contribute at least $5,000 a year and have been a significant force behind Hannah Grimes’ ability to expand its programming to meet the needs of businesses in a down economy.

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1776 Founders’ Circle

Since 1997 Hannah Grimes Marketplace and the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship have served as a simple, beautiful and well-built home and a hub for those who are working to build a thriving local economy and a vibrant community. As one of those community builders, we welcome your participation in building a solid core of operating support to ensure a lasting presence for our entrepreneurial programs and community hub.

We promise an annual gathering (for 2019 it is on March 28) that features our usual fare of amazing local food, ideas and people. You will also receive periodic updates throughout the year and we’d like to connect you to our Key Partners as well as other people and organizations that are a vital part of our network. And we hope you will take advantage of a year’s worth of networking through a complimentary HIVE corporate membership, which includes entry for two as well as 60 hours of conference room use per year.

Annual membership is $1,776 and your contribution can be mailed to the Hannah Grimes Center at 25 Roxbury Street, Keene, NH 03431 or made online.
Questions? Please reach out to Mary Ann Kristiansen , our Executive Director.

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Individual and Corporate Gifts

Any Amount is Welcome and Effectively Put to Work!

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We Invite You to Join Us in this Vital Mission!

Hannah Grimes is an innovative and cost-effective organization committed to educating, supporting and assisting in the successful development of entrepreneurs and community wealth builders throughout the Monadnock region.

Since 1997, we have assisted hundreds of businesses in the Monadnock Region innovate, connect and thrive. With a proven model that helps businesses start and grow, these efforts support our broader vision of a thriving local economy and vibrant community.

From business incubator office space, educational workshops, and networking events, to peer leadership development groups and a retail marketplace featuring local producers, Hannah Grimes delivers the tools that help businesses take root, grow and thrive.

Please contact Executive Director Mary Ann Kristiansen at mak@hannahgrimes.com or 603-352-5063 for more details and to discuss a level of support and recognition that works best for you or your organization.