The Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund supports projects in Coös County, NH and bordering communities in the United States and Canada that focus on sustainable community and economic development.
Application and grant process
Determine eligibility and learn more about the program.
Read the requirements above to determine eligibility. If you have a question about your idea or would like to discuss your eligibility, please contact Jean Clarke at Jean.Clarke@nhcf.org or 603-225-6641 ext. 238. For more information, please review the ‘DASH-Grants Information Session’ delivered on December 8, 2021.
Create an organization profile in GrantSource.
Visit GrantSource and create your organization profile by clicking on “Register here” located under “New to the system.”
If you already have a profile in the system, please log in and update information including contacts, mailing address, mission statement, number of employees, operating budget, and board of directors. You may register your organization at any time.
If you do not have access to the internet or cannot apply online, please contact Jean Clarke Jean.Clarke@nhcf.org or 603-225-6641 ext. 238 for further assistance.
Complete the online application.
Log into the online system and open the Dash–Grants docket. The application consists of one question – “Please describe your project including a narrative description, intended outcomes, community partners that might be involved, and any other information that might be helpful.”
You will be asked to upload a project budget (PDF format). Budget line items should not include operational expenses such as salary, benefits, rent, utilities, or capital expenses.
Receive funding status.
Requests will be notified of funding awarded or declined within three weeks after submission.
Share the good news.
You will not be asked to submit a report at the end of your project year. However, stories, photos, events or news articles relating to your project are welcome. We also invite you to provide feedback about how the process worked for you and how it might be improved. This is a new experiment for the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund, and your experience with the program is important to us.