New Hampshire Charitable Foundation announces five scholarship recipients for the Bill and Esther Levy Scholarship Fund
June 17, 2022
The Bill and Esther Levy Scholarships support students from A. Crosby Kennett High School in Conway — awarding $78,500 in scholarships in 2022.
A lifeline for families
June 15, 2022
A network of 16 nonprofit family resource centers from Gorham to Peterborough provides critical and ongoing support to thousands of New Hampshire families.
Believing in the power of education
June 6, 2022
David C. Prescott saved for years to create a scholarship that will help New Hampshire students for generations.
Diversity is our strength
May 18, 2022
Christina Kim Philibotte is the chief equity officer for the Manchester School District. A Foundation grant to Manchester Proud helped support the creation of her position. She spoke to the Foundation’s Lois Shea about her work.
How the expanded child tax credit helped NH families
April 8, 2022
The expanded child tax credit helped move millions of American children out of poverty.
The Foundation, through a partnership with national funders and NH Housing, made grants to a number of nonprofit organizations in New Hampshire that were doing outreach to families to let them know about their eligibility for the credit — and to help them apply.
Why the Youth Risk Behavior Survey matters for young people’s health
April 5, 2022
Charitable Foundation opposes bill that would undermine the availability of reliable and valid data that is critical to helping keep New Hampshire’s young people healthy.
A scholar, a worker – and a welcoming presence for refugees
March 9, 2022
As a youngster in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hussain Amiri collected and sold firewood and made carpets to help support his family, then studied at night. After enduring war and trauma, his family arrived in Concord with only what they carried and very little idea of what to expect. Now, he is studying at Plymouth State University for a career in computer science and working as a case manager at Building Community in NH, helping refugees as they build new lives in New Hampshire.
Students who are transforming the world
January 24, 2022
Marina Ngalula is on the cusp of realizing her childhood dream of becoming an engineer — so she can build useful things that improve people's lives.
Meet Christina D’Allesandro
January 5, 2022
Christina joins the Foundation as director of early childhood and family supports. She talks with colleague Lois Shea about promising developments for families and children, her love of her home state of New Hampshire — and why she is optimistic for the future.
Early childhood care is critical infrastructure
October 12, 2021
Devon and Morgan Phillips could do their work in emergency medicine during the height of the pandemic in 2020 because their children's early childhood center was there to care for their kids. Early childhood education is critical infrastructure that benefits everyone in our communities.
The public good that is public education is being imperiled in New Hampshire
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.
We’re not saying “goodbye,” Tym
May 19, 2021
After 13 years at the Charitable Foundation, Tym Rourke to join national healthcare consulting firm to advance health equity and integrated behavioral healthcare.