May 21, 2021
Public K-12 schools deliver on the very American promise of an education for all — no matter how much money your parents have, or where you live, or the color of your skin or if you get around on your feet or in a wheelchair. But the public good that is public education is being imperiled in New Hampshire in ways that put children’s education and the well-being of our communities and our economy at risk.
April 1, 2021
If HB 544 passes — aimed ban to anti-racism, implicit bias and gender bias training in state-funded agencies, schools, and business — it would be severely problematic for our economy, our children, and our image to the rest of the nation
November 6, 2020
Each year, the Christa McAuliffe Sabbatical awards a year-long leave of absence to an exceptional New Hampshire public school teacher. The sabbatical provides the teacher with the time, space, and funding to explore, through a self-designed project, new ideas and ways to enhance classroom teaching. Here, Kearsarge Elementary School teacher Kristin Lizotte, who was awarded the McAuliffe Sabbatical in 2019, reflects on her experience.
August 27, 2020
Few people have given greater service to — or had a greater impact on — the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation than Harold Janeway. He was a beloved member of the Foundation community who will be profoundly missed. "When I think about Harold, I will always think of his ability to gently ask hard questions, his humor, his vision, his patience when it was appropriate and impatience when it was not,” said Foundation President and CEO Richard Ober. “I think there are two words that tie all that together — wisdom and love.”
July 24, 2020
Read the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation's 2019 annual report.
July 16, 2020
Zachos, who passed away earlier this month, chaired the Foundation’s board from 1994 to 1996 and served as a member from 1990-1998. Former Foundation President Lew Feldstein remembers the combination of "strength, confidence and humor" she brought to everything she did.
March 4, 2020
Longtime Charitable Foundation board member and regional advisor helped to structure charitable gift that has made a significant difference for people struggling with substance use disorder in New Hampshire.
January 22, 2020
Elizabeth A. Dragon, Keene City Manager and 2019 recipient of the Caroline and Martin Gross Fellowship, reflects on how the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard pushes attendees to the edge of their comfort zone – the best place to learn.
December 17, 2019
Maggie Fogarty, co-leader of the New Hampshire program of the American Friends Service Committee, sees her role as being present with and elevating the voices and leadership of people whose essential dignity is threatened.
October 24, 2019
New Hampshire Business Review’s fifth-annual Charitable Giving Guide showcases the depth and breadth of New Hampshire's nonprofit sector and provides information and inspiration for giving and volunteering
September 24, 2019
Nisha Patel, who led the U.S. Partnership on Mobility from Poverty, spoke with the Foundation's Lois Shea about why poverty is about more than economic hardship, why the narratives about poverty in the U.S. need to change, and why she is optimistic that the American Dream can be restored