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Richard Peck

Vice President of Development and Philanthropy Services

Richard Peck

Rick Peck leads the Foundation’s philanthropy and donor services team, overseeing all aspects of development, donor engagement and donor services.

Before joining the Foundation, Rick served Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health and the Geisel School of Medicine as director of individual giving and gift planning, where he worked with grateful patients and families as well as medical school alumni to achieve their philanthropic goals. He also served Dartmouth College as an associate director of gift planning, working with alumni of the undergraduate college.

Rick is a Certified Financial Planner®, a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® and a Chartered Financial Consultant®. He holds an MBA from Baker College in Michigan and a BA from the University of Massachusetts.

Rick is the vice president of the board of directors of the International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy (AiP). He is also a member of the following affinity groups: the community foundation-focused AdNet (Advancement Network), the Amelia Group (VPs of Development of large community foundations across the U.S.), the Association of Fundraising Professionals Northern New England (AFP-NNE), the Boston Estate Planning Council, the Financial Planning Association, the NH & VT Council of Charitable Gift Planners, the NH Estate Planning Council, and the business networking group USA 500, where he hosts the Nonprofit RoundTable.

Rick and his wife Claudette live in Concord, New Hampshire.

Latest Posts

All taxpayers can deduct up to $300 in donations to nonprofits in 2020

The CARES Act made some changes to charitable deductions for individuals and corporations for 2020. Here is a very brief overview. While we know tax benefits are not the primary reason people give, we hope these changes will encourage increased giving to nonprofits during this challenging time.

What the new tax law means for your charitable giving

Rick Peck, Charitable Foundation vice president for philanthropy, on some things to keep in mind about the new tax code — and why nonprofits need our support more than ever

Turning non-cash assets into good

Rick Peck, NH Charitable Foundation vice-president for development and philanthropy services, explains how different types of assets can help you maximize your giving and make a bigger difference for the organizations, causes and communities you care about most

How to create a culture of giving in your business

Your company can do good AND do well — while supporting critical services, strengthening communities and building team camaraderie

This is the moment to give

Foundation VP Richard Peck explains why the combination of high community need, strong stock market gains and uncertainty in tax law makes December 2017 the right time to make big gifts

Ideas for year-end giving with maximum impact

The Charitable Foundation's Richard Peck shares some ideas for organizing year-end giving. Pick your passion, consolidate, and (if possible) skip buying one more sweater

Tax code uncertainty makes year-end a good time to give

Foundation vice president Richard Peck on ways to give between now and December 31