Recent Grants in the Piscataqua Region
In recent months, the foundation has made $266,600 in grants and student aid awards in the Piscataqua Region. A few examples include:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast received $5,000 to build capacity for mentor matches in Strafford County.
Child and Family Services of NH received $40,000 ($20,000 per year for two years) for mobile mental healthcare and ready access to other critical services or referrals for homeless youth.
Clean Air-Cool Planet, Inc. received $18,000 to build business support to increase climate resilience in the communities of the Great Bay/Seacoast.
Fair Tide, Inc. received $10,000 to facilitate a board/staff strategic planning process.
Families First of the Greater Seacoast received $20,000 for operating support.
Goodwin Community Health Center received $20,000 for operating support.
Growing Places received $3,600 to create a comprehensive marketing plan.
Leadership Seacoast received $5,000 to design and pilot a volunteer leadership skills and organizational matching component.
On Belay received $5,000 for apacity building grant to insure its ability to run six programs in 2013 and beyond.
Portsmouth Music and Arts Center received $20,000 for operating support.
Prescott Park Arts Festival received $20,000 for operating support.
Rochester Opera House received $20,000 for operating support.
Seacoast Science Center, Inc. received $20,000 for consolidating program registration, fundraising databases, communications, and volunteer management.
Seacoast Youth Services received $20,000 for operating support.
Strawbery Banke Museum received $20,000 for operating support.
The Gundalow Company received $20,000 to enhance marketing efforts of "Celebrating our Rivers" to acheive financial sustainability by 2015.