The Ossipee Economic Development Council (OEDC) is committed to helping businesses thrive in Ossipee, New Hampshire.

Business Advice

The New Hampshire Small Business Development Center offers free services to guide you through the process of starting your own business.

New Hampshire Office of the SBA (Small Business Association) provides services to small businesses including financial assistance, by working with local banks and other institutions; loan programs for businesses involved in international trade; advice to women business owners and business counseling and information for veterans about SBA guaranteed loans.

The Center for Women & Enterprise is a partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, assisting seasoned and prospective women entrepreneurs with business development and growth.

Live Free and Start is an initiative of the Governor’s Office, Business Finance Authority and Department of Business and Economic Affairs aimed at creating jobs and making it easier for technology companies to start, grow and succeed in New Hampshire.

Mt. Washington Valley SCORE is a network of volunteers, including retired executives, which provides education and mentoring to people starting their own business through local chapters or online counseling.

Job Seekers and Employers

NH Works provides assistance to both employers and jobseekers.

Tax credits are available to growth-oriented employers as part of the State’s Economic Revitalization Zone (ERZ) program. Businesses within the designated ERZ area may be eligible. More detail may be found here.


Business Finance Authority provides access to credit for manufacturers, small and medium-sized businesses, health providers, and non-profit educational and cultural organizations.

The Town of Ossipee also offers property tax exemption for new/expansion related construction per RSA 72:81 Property Tax Exemption. More detail may be found here.