June 30, 2021
A state budget is a statement of community values, and we believe that elements of this budget and trailer bill run contrary to the values of free speech, democratic representation and equality of opportunity.
June 24, 2021
The latest NH Civic Health Index from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire shows that the state does well by some measures — and it also raises some critical questions.
June 22, 2021
Schlapak will help Career and Technical Education teachers connect the dots for students between math concepts and career skills. Math matters in diagnosing auto problems, adjusting recipes in a culinary class, welding, carpentry, reading meters in electrical work — even in cosmetology, where geometry helps sculpt hairstyles.
June 10, 2021
Generous Granite Staters come together to contribute $3.7 million to local nonprofits during state’s single largest day of giving.
NH Gives is back: 24-hour online fundraising event to benefit hundreds of area nonprofits and causes
June 3, 2021
Donate at NHGives.org on June 8-9 and take advantage of more than $1 million in matching gifts; nearly 600 charities participating.
The Foundation is investing in four proven focus areas to increase opportunity for New Hampshire’s kids — from cradle to career.
The public good that is public education is being imperiled in New Hampshire
Public K-12 schools deliver on the very American promise of an education for all — no matter how much money your parents have, or where you live, or the color of your skin or if you get around on your feet or in a wheelchair. But the public good that is public education is being imperiled in New Hampshire in ways that put children’s education and the well-being of our communities and our economy at risk.
We’re not saying “goodbye,” Tym
After 13 years at the Charitable Foundation, Tym Rourke to join national healthcare consulting firm to advance health equity and integrated behavioral healthcare.
New Hampshire Tomorrow 2020 progress report
Events of 2020 exacerbated inequities, increased urgency for work to ensure that young people are able to reach their potential.
One of the largest permanent rural philanthropies in the U.S. is strengthening communities and spreading economic opportunity.
Stories of community resilience
The people, communities and nonprofits of the North Country have responded to this time of great challenge with great resilience. Read more in the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund 2020 Report to the Community.
Meet Sonya Salanti
Sonya Salanti of Bethlehem has joined the Charitable Foundation as director of the Neil and Louise Tillotson Funds. She talked to the Foundation’s Lois Shea about the joy of applying her skills in the place where she lives, the Tillotson Funds’ work during COVID – and how volunteering to park cars in the rain helped connect her to her new hometown.
Trail Finder put trails — and local businesses — on the map
Trail Finder puts up-to-date, trail-manager-sourced information for multiple outdoor activities at users' fingertips, along with information about local businesses — from inns to bike shops to breweries. Grants from the Foundation's Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund are supporting the service.
The Foundation has made a long-term commitment to reduce substance use among New Hampshire youth.
Request for Proposals: Evaluation of the Foundation’s investments in substance use prevention
Proposals due by Monday, March 15.
Using telemedicine to deliver on the mission
Nonprofit community health centers and recovery support centers around the state have quickly implemented telemedicine technology to continue to safely deliver critical services. Grants from the Community Crisis Action Fund have connected them with the computers, cameras, software, improved wifi and cell phones to make it happen.
Remembering Charlie DeGrandpre
Longtime Charitable Foundation board member and regional advisor helped to structure charitable gift that has made a significant difference for people struggling with substance use disorder in New Hampshire.
The Wellborn Ecology Fund is dedicated to increasing environmental and ecological science knowledge in the Upper Valley.
Helping schools pivot to outdoor learning
As schools began to close this past spring, educators across the state scrambled to figure out how to keep teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. Programs supported by the Wellborn Ecology Fund have been helping schools move to more outdoor instruction for years, and more schools are now making "outdoor classrooms" a regular part of the school day.
Chipmunk Game Theory 101
The latest installment of "The Outside Story," sponsored by the Wellborn Ecology Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, explains how eastern chipmunks have evolved to be energy maximizers, seeking to strike the optimal balance between energy gain per cheek-pouch load of food and number of trips back to the burrow.
Nearly $300,000 in grants will support place-based ecology education
The Wellborn Ecology Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation supports place-based ecology education in the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire and Vermont