The Artist’s Gallery and Other Resources for Artists

The newly-renovated Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship offers its wall space free of charge to area artisans wanting display space.  The 18-office space in downtown Keene has a full kitchen and we encourage visiting artists to have a gallery opening during their two-month exhibit.  For more information, visit our web site. The Hannah Grimes Center also compiles […]


Keene Sentinel Article on Starting a Value Added Food Business – Sweating the Small Stuff

By NICOLE S. COLSON Sentinel staff SentinelSource.com Inspiration is sometimes just an encouraging word away. The friend who’s quick to note that your brownies are the “best ever.” The family member who tells you that your pasta sauce is “amazing,” your homemade bread “out of this world.” Such compliments have surely served to launch a […]


Nonprofits Mean Business

At Hannah Grimes we work to build strong collaborations among a diverse mix of businesses, nonprofits included.  From apples to aerospace to after-school programs – we know these improbable collaborations are the key ingredient for strong and innovative businesses and communities in an increasingly complex and quickly changing world. Nonprofits employ 15% of the NH […]


March 7 — A Meeting of Angels

The Monadnock Angel Investors group at the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship brings together investors and entrepreneurs to encourage local investment opportunities and economic growth in our region.  With the economy continuing to improve, with entrepreneurs in need of investment to grow, and with investors looking for a better return on their dollar, the group […]


Improving the Odds

It is a sunny afternoon and we are gathered around a table in a bright and sunny office here at the Hannah Grimes Center.  A diverse collection of businesses is gathered that share office space, challenges and ideas.  They also share the credit for their work together that yielded a 29% average growth rate in […]


Collaborative Innovation

Lots of talk about innovation these days.   "Innovation" has become one  of those grossly overused words, perhaps because we all know it likely is the key to unlocking the secret of managing the fast-paced change and increasing complexity of every aspect of our lives here on earth.   Its overuse and lack of common understanding are […]


Feeling Scrambled? Good.

In an Adult Learning article in The New York Times Kathleen Taylor, a professor at St. Mary's College of California, shared, "As adults we have these well-trodden paths in our synapses, we have to crack the cognitive egg and scramble it up. And if you learn something this way [the "scrambled egg" way], when you […]