May 6, 2021
24-hour online giving event in June to raise funds for New Hampshire’s nonprofits
May 5, 2021
The Foundation will increase its grantmaking to help address continuing needs in our communities due to pandemic.
May 4, 2021
New Hampshire’s budget carries profound implications for almost every aspect of community well-being. We urge Senators to listen to the voices of nonprofit leaders and advocates, prevent loss of federal funds to New Hampshire, support responsible funding for health, human services and education and reject the language of HB 544.
April 20, 2021
New Americans are putting their skills and assets to work in thousands of ways for New Hampshire communities. They deserve to be kindly welcomed.
April 19, 2021
The Greater Rochester Community Health Foundation will partner with the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to award grants, make program-related investments, and provide other financial assistance to health and social service programs, organizations and projects that benefit the community.
April 1, 2021
If HB 544 passes — aimed ban to anti-racism, implicit bias and gender bias training in state-funded agencies, schools, and business — it would be severely problematic for our economy, our children, and our image to the rest of the nation
The Foundation is investing in four proven focus areas to increase opportunity for New Hampshire’s kids — from cradle to career.
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.
Turning hurt into hope
Network of Child Advocacy Centers around the state provide a child-centered, consolidated approach to help children at the center of abuse allegations.
Progress for the youngest among us
In recent years, the Charitable Foundation has made investments that helped push statewide policy change and funding, build coalitions and secure significant federal dollars to help improve outcomes for young children. Christina Lachance, who had been leading that work, has now taken the helm as director of the New Hampshire Council For Thriving Children.
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