Virtual Grants and Federal Resources

Broadcast Date: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023

Join the offices of Congresswoman Kuster and Congressman Pappas for a Virtual Grants and Federal Resources Workshop.
The event will be a chance to learn about a range of federal resources and hear directly from agency representatives about their programs and opportunities. Officials from Northern Borders Regional Commission, US Dept of Agriculture – Rural Development, Small Business Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, Housing and Urban Development, NH Business and Economic Affairs, and more will be joining to highlight programs available to communities and non-profits.

The entire presentation can be watched HERE.

If members have follow up questions about any specific projects, please fill out the google form HERE.  

Below is contact information for presenters and the offices of Reps. Kuster and Pappas.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to these offices if you need any support or information. 

Rep. Kuster, Concord Office: 603-226-1002

Nick Brown, District Director for Rep. Kuster: 

Rep. Pappas, Manchester Office: 603-935-6710

Kari Thurman, District Director for Rep. Pappas: 

U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development 

Sarah Waring, Vermont & New Hampshire State Director,

Misty Sinsigalli, Area Director,, 802-828-6069

Colleen Ladew, Housing Programs,, 603-223-6039

U.S. Small Business Administration 

Amy Bassett, District Director,, 603-225-1400 

Northern Border Regional Commission 

Rich Grogan, Executive Director,, 603-369-3001 ext 2, or 802-461-8089 

Steve Fortier, Administrator of Rural Economic Development,, 603-271-6305

Community Development Finance Authority 

Katherine Easterly Martey, Executive Director,, 603-717-9118

Melissa Latham, Director of Communications and Policy,, 603-717-9107

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Jim Byrne, Brownfields Coordinator,,  617-918-1389

Paul Pietrinferni, Project Officer,, 627-918-1585

Michael Silano, Municipal Assistance Section; Physical Scientist,

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Gregory G. Carson, Esq., Field Office Director,, 603-666-7510

NH Small Business Development Center

Liz Gray, State Director,, 603-862-1446