By Kirsten Scobie, Director of Tillotson Funds |
Opportunities for kids are expanding. Access to health care is being improved. Locally-grown food is becoming more widely available. Community forests are being created. Businesses are getting professional technical assistance. A strong network of local leaders is working to improve North Country communities. Hungry children are being fed. Arts venues are flourishing.
Explore the full 2015 Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund Report to the Community, including a full list of grants made to strengthen communities in the North Country and surrounding regions.
Patty Hood, who has spent her career devoted to Berlin's students, has been awarded the annual Louise Tillotson Teaching Fellowship, which recognizes excellence in public-school teaching
The Empower Coös Youth Grantmaking Program of the Charitable Foundation's Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund is giving young people the opportunity to make some grantmaking decisions, learn about local needs and trends, develop leadership skills and deepen connections to community
Initiative of the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund brings leaders together every year to focus on opportunities and strategies to help North Country communities thrive
Program of Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund helps build and strengthen network of local leaders and enhance community and economic development
Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund announces $1.5 million in grants to support efforts in the North Country
Kids will get backpacks filled with nutritious food to keep their bellies full for the weekend. Residents will stay informed with more in-depth news coverage. And more
The Community Practitioners Network, a program of the Foundation's Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund, graduates its second class of local leaders
Since 2007, the Louise Tillotson Fellowship has awarded $372,500 to North Country public school educators
New Hampshire Legal Assistance’s North Country staff provides civil legal services to those most in need
Matt Faucher of Berlin is earning an associate degree in IT with help from a Foundation scholarship. New Hampshire's "dual admission" program means all of his credits will transfer toward a bachelor's degree at one of the state's public universities
Foundation's Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund offers opportunity for young people to have a direct voice in their communities via new grantmaking program. Applications open until May 4
Susan Griffin, awarded the Louise Tillotson Teaching Fellowship, has taught at least a thousand students in Berlin over 40 years
Coös County students are engaging community members in conversations about values, activities and resources that create positive school and community experiences for local youth