March 17, 2021
With new on-site "Smart Cafes," the nonprofit offered girls whose families needed to work outside the home a place to do remote learning with guidance from staff, three nutritious meals a day and after-school care.
February 12, 2021
In Manchester, four new community health workers will soon be in action, helping that city’s Health Department reach out to and better serve communities disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The positions were made possible with a combination of funds from the Charitable Foundation’s Community Crisis Action Fund and federal CARES Act dollars.
January 19, 2021
Jessica Cantin is the CEO of the YWCA of New Hampshire. She spoke with the Foundation’s Lois Shea about the YWCA’s work to eliminate racism; empower women; and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
January 14, 2021
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.
January 4, 2021
To help guide nonprofits in the reporting requirement, the Charitable Foundation, NH Center for Nonprofits and CDFA will host webinar on January 6.
December 17, 2020
National philanthropist and author donates $6m into Community Crisis Action Fund, which is aiding in COVID relief and recovery. Every dollar donated to the fund supports nonprofits working in our communities.
December 17, 2020
As Director of Public Health for the City of Nashua, Bobbie Bagley tends to the public health of more than 200,000 people in 13 communities. Since March, she has been working 10- to 16-hour days, seven days a week, managing the region’s response to COVID-19.
December 11, 2020
The latest issue of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s Purpose newsletter — which showcases the heroic work of New Hampshire’s nonprofit sector during extraordinary times — is available online.
November 24, 2020
Kathleen Reardon, Richard Ober and Katy Easterly Martey: Nonprofits had New Hampshire’s back when our communities needed them the most. Please, give as generously as you can this holiday season to help New Hampshire’s nonprofits keep meeting their critical missions.
November 11, 2020
A grant from the Community Crisis Action Fund is helping get new refrigerators and freezers to food pantries and soup kitchens around the state, so they can distribute more fresh, healthy food to families.
November 4, 2020
New Hampshire’s COVID-19 Equity Response Team recommended deploying an army of COVID-19 response community health workers to help people of color access care, testing and other services and resources to improve health outcomes. A grant from the Foundation’s Community Crisis Action Fund, combined with federal CARES Act funding, is making it possible for the City of Nashua to hire four community health workers to serve communities of color disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.