August 7, 2023
The Racial Justice Fund was established with dedicated funding from the Foundation, which is seeking 15 community members to engage in a process to design the work of this statewide grantmaking fund.
July 27, 2023
Partnership between Charitable Foundation, NH Children's Trust and family resource centers — made possible by generous donors — gets immediate help to families in need, bridging the gap to greater stability and hope.
July 25, 2023
All over New Hampshire, people are working toward a New Hampshire for all. We are proud to feature just a few of their stories in our 2022 annual report. Thanks for reading, and please join us to continue the conversation at events around the state this September.
July 14, 2023
From helping families afford children's programming to creating a space where all teens feel welcome to providing meals for elders: A few examples of recent grants making a difference around the Granite State.
June 5, 2023
The Foundation is committed to incorporating equity, racial justice and economic security across its work — including in its environmental grantmaking.
May 30, 2023
Since the first Portsmouth Pride in 2015, additional Pride events and festivals have been established and gained momentum across New Hampshire. The Charitable Foundation is a proud sponsor of Pride month events around the state.
January 5, 2023
The Abenaki Seeds Project is producing flint corn for cornmeal, Abenaki rose corn, skunk pole beans, true red cranberry beans and crookneck squash. The food is being shared through the Abenaki Helping Abenaki food pantry.
January 3, 2023
The nonprofit Indonesia Community Connect is working to create the country’s only Little Indonesia district in Somersworth — drawing business and tourism, while driving community strength and connection.
December 19, 2022
Civic health undergirds every issue and is a good in and of itself: People are more productive and happy when they are informed, welcomed and respected.
December 16, 2022
Hershey Hirschkop is executive director of Seacoast Outright, which supports, provides services and advocates for LGBTQ+ kids and their families and offers community training and education. Outright also organizes Portsmouth Pride, which saw a record turnout in 2022.
December 16, 2022
“For everything else to work, the civic health of our communities needs to be robust.”
Read about how people and nonprofits around the state — from Milford election workers to Seacoast teenagers and outreach educators in Manchester and Nashua — are tending to our civic health and nurturing democracy.