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  • Johnson Hall
    OSI, Johnson Hall
  • Groton Hollow Forest Legacy Conservation Easement
    View of Groton Hollow Forest Legacy Conservation Easement from the adjacent Tenney Ridge wind turbine access road
  • 2016 Planning and Zoning Conference
    Opening Plenary Session of the 2016 Spring Planning and Zoning Conference
  • High tide flooding in Seabrook
    High tide flooding in Seabrook, September 2014
  • Furnace insulation
    Furnace insulation to increase efficiency as part of the federal weatherization program
  • An operating tulip farm on LCIP property in Orford, NH
    View of an operating tulip farm on an LCIP property in Orford, New Hampshire


Official website of the New Hampshire Office of Strategic Initiatives.

OSI provides information, data and guidance to assist decision-makers on issues pertaining to development, land protection, energy use and community planning. We guide the state's future growth through public policy development, education, research, and partnership building. This site provides information on our many programs.



Announcements and Notices

Weatherization Field Training Mentor / Technical Committee Manager

August 3, 2020

OSI is seeking the services of an experienced technical residential energy efficiency expert, over the course of two WAP program years (July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021, and July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022), to assist OSI with tasks related to the mentoring of weatherization personnel employed by, or in a contracted relationship with, any of the five NH Community Action Agencies (CAA), all of which are NH WAP Subgrantees, and the management and facilitation of the work of the NH Weatherization Technical Committee.
Deadline: Friday, August 14, 2020 at 4:00pm

School Energy Efficiency Development (S.E.E.D) Grant

July 17, 2020

The New Hampshire Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI) seeks applications for its School Energy Efficiency Development (SEED) Grant. This program will provide support and technical assistance for a school in a small community to implement energy efficiency projects and make necessary upgrades to their building(s).
Deadline: Friday, August 28, 2020 at 4:00pm

OSI Publishes 2019 New Hampshire Municipal Population Estimates

July 16, 2020

In accordance with RSA 78-A:25, the New Hampshire Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI) has calculated population estimates for New Hampshire’s 234 communities as of July 1, 2019. Statewide, New Hampshire had an estimated population of 1,359,711 on July 1, 2019. For a breakdown of the 2019 population estimates by county and municipality as well as a description of the methodology used for calculating the population estimates see 2019 Population Estimates of New Hampshire Cities and Towns pdf file.

OSI Planning Division Publishes Resources for Planning Boards and Zoning Boards of Adjustment During the COVID-19 Outbreak

April 10, 2020

The New Hampshire Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI) Planning Division has published a web page with up-to-date information, resources, and training for planning and zoning board members and staff members to utilize during the COVID-19 outbreak. The website will updated as new resources become available.

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NH Office of Strategic Initiatives
Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park
Johnson Hall, 3rd Floor  |  107 Pleasant Street  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2155  |  fax: (603) 271-2615