Plan New Hampshire fulfills its mission through promoting Smart Growth and other sustainability principles via the Community Design Charrette Program, Scholarships & Fellowship Program, Merit Awards of Excellence, InvestNH Municipal Planning & Zoning Grant Program, and more!

Franklin Falls Charrette

Illustrations Courtesy of Franklin Falls Charrette

Charrettte Featured

Charrette program

An exercise in which local community members and Plan NH volunteers come together to explore potential solutions to planning or design challenges in individual New Hampshire communities.

Scholarship Featured

scholarship & Fellowship Program

Recognition of outstanding students who call New Hampshire home and are studying a field that supports the Plan NH mission.

Merit Awards Featured

merit awards

Recognition of outstanding outstanding projects that reflect the mission and values of Plan NH and demonstrate how the built environment can make a positive contribution to people and places. 

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planning & zoning grants

Financial and community engagement assistance for communities looking to expand local housing options through regulatory change.

MTAG Featured


The Municipal Technical Assistance Grant Program, offering financial assistance to communities who wish to expand housing options.