Concentric stories: New initiative eases process for telling pandemic story
March 20, 2023
"Our Story NH" project, which aims to provide a historical archive, launches new option for people to share stories quickly.
Legal Food Hub helps farms and food businesses thrive
February 1, 2023
Conservation Law Foundation’s Legal Food Hub connects farmers, food entrepreneurs, and food-related organizations with pro bono legal services to help start, grow, and operate their businesses.
All teens welcome at Avenue A
January 27, 2023
At Avenue A, young people participate in everything from small group discussions to biking, hiking, cooking and basketball. They listen to and play music, learn woodworking or just unwind in a place where they feel welcomed, appreciated and not judged. They also learn about being part of a community and how to build belonging, while knowing they are in a place created for them by a community that supports them.
Grants help libraries keep up with tech needs
January 25, 2023
Thanks to a generous donation, the Charitable Foundation was able to develop the New Hampshire Library Technology Grant Program to help rural and under-resourced libraries meet the increasing need for online access by supporting technology upgrades, distance learning and staff training.
Greater Rochester Community Health Foundation awards $80k in inaugural grants
January 18, 2023
New Foundation awards first grants to improve health and well-being of people in Strafford County.
Charitable Foundation awards $3.8 million in operating support to nonprofits
January 11, 2023
Recent funding from Foundation's Community Grants program provides multiyear operating support to more than 80 nonprofits working across New Hampshire.
Reason to hope
January 10, 2023
Traci Fowler, the Charitable Foundation’s director of behavioral health, on the current substance use crisis, why an integrated approach to addressing mental health and substance use makes sense, and promising practices that offer reason for hope.
Truly local foods
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.
New services for young people experiencing homelessness
January 4, 2023
Waypoint estimates that as many as 14,000 people between the ages of 12 and 24 experience homelessness in New Hampshire in a year’s time. Waypoint is expanding services for young people experiencing homelessness in New Hampshire, with new resource centers in Rochester and Concord and an expansion to provide emergency overnight shelter in Manchester.
This benefits the whole community
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.
Tending to our civic health
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.
Improving lives with the help of horses
December 2, 2022
A New Hampshire Charitable Foundation field-of-interest fund, created by a generous donor, supports equine services and other animal therapy in New Hampshire.