By Lois R. Shea, Senior Writer and Communications Officer |
A child care center where there was none. A dental practice open to all with upgraded equipment to better serve its patients. Key sectors of the local economy getting a significant boost. A teacher who is the “heart” of her school, recognized for her fierce dedication to her students. Small businesses getting the technical assistance they need to succeed. Young people taking on leadership roles in their communities. A mobile STEM lab, travelling to schools to teach kids creative problem-solving skills.
And so much more.
The Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation made more than 70 grants totaling $3.3 million in 2018. The 2018 Report to the Community tells the stories of just a few of them.
The Charitable Foundation is honored to steward the legacy of the Tillotsons, and to be able to help the North Country and surrounding regions to thrive.
Read the 2018 Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund Report to the Community (PDF)
Foundation strategy focused on reducing pain and hardship among our most vulnerable neighbors and reducing impact on critical health care and social service systems.
Learn about the constitution, go live on Facebook with scientists at the top of Mount Washington, creature a nature scavenger hunt in your own backyard, take a virtual field trip to a coral reef, create a landscape collage with an art educator from the Currier Museum of Art...and much, much more. New Hampshire's nonprofits are adapting to provide online resources for learning from home during challenging times.
Foundation is supporting the New Hampshire Emergency Child Care Collaborative with staffing and philanthropic resources, and will make grants to nonprofit child care centers to help ensure that essential workers have consistent and safe child care during the COVID-19 crisis.
To help respond to urgent community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation will prioritize support for the most vulnerable in our communities and provide maximum flexibility for grantees.
Foundation is closely tracking and following guidance from public health officials and will be prepared to help when the people of New Hampshire need us.
Report details efforts to increase opportunities to help more young people in New Hampshire reach their potential.
New interactive tool allows users to explore Foundation grantmaking by region, interest area, initiative and more.
The Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation made $3.4 million in grants to 58 nonprofits in Coös County and surrounding communities in 2019.
The Foundation's new senior program officer for the Piscataqua Region and environmental grantmaking on the delight of learning new places, the coolest-ever internship (jellyfish husbandry!), her current favorite nature writing — and more.
Funding from Foundation's Community Grants program is focused on providing multiyear operating support to nonprofits working all over New Hampshire.
Australian Communities Foundation shares information on how to best help their country recover in the months and years ahead.
Judy Burrows retired at the end of 2019. Her life's work has made life better for thousands of people.