May 14, 2020
Many children who rely on intervention counselors like Amber Roux have had a lifetime’s worth of obstacles and traumas thrown at them before their tenth birthdays. Generous support from Charitable Foundation donors has helped to keep those counselors in Franklin's schools.
May 11, 2020
The Foundation and its donors are responding to urgent community needs during the current crisis: feeding hungry children and families, sheltering people without homes, delivering meals to elders, caring for the sick, supporting people in recovery and much more. Generous New Hampshire people have rallied to help their neighbors, giving a total of $3,557,828 into the Community Crisis Action Fund since March 20. Since this crisis began to unfold, $6,223,858 in grants have been made in response.
April 9, 2020
In the past three weeks, $2.4 million in grants have been made to address critical needs in our communities; generous New Hampshire people have contributed $2.6 million to the Community Crisis Action Fund.
January 16, 2020
Funding from Foundation's Community Grants program is focused on providing multiyear operating support to nonprofits working all over New Hampshire.
December 5, 2019
Charitable Foundation Student Aid program helps some 1,500 students each year get the education they need to achieve their dreams.
August 28, 2019
Weekly grocery deliveries are being made to children during summer break and school vacation weeks; high school cross-country skiers will be able to participate on teams and enjoy New Hampshire’s official state sport; new art will be installed on the Franconia ArtWalk — and much more. The Charitable Foundation’s Express Grants program, which has a streamlined application process and short turnaround time, provides small grants (less than $5,000) to nonprofits in need of flexible funding to help with specific projects and programs
August 13, 2019
The Penacook Community Center offers programs for neighbors of all ages — from infants to elders. For Kathy and Paul St. Louis, the center's senior programs gave them a way to create strong community connections when they moved to town
May 29, 2019
A few examples of recent grants making a difference in communities around the Granite State: Portsmouth Music and Arts Center builds community through the arts; Christa McAuliffe's legacy continues; Kids in Chichester get new playground equipment; Empower Coös Youth Grant Committee makes its first round of grants; Veterans get support and services; History is preserved in Manchester; The largest remaining dairy farm in the Monadnock region is conserved
April 2, 2019
Kearsarge Elementary School teacher plans to make the traditional three R’s more meaningful to young students by exposing their teachers to three C’s — creating, collaborating and connecting
March 7, 2019
Elise Salek, an estate planning attorney and member of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s Capital Region advisory board, writes about how giving and volunteering are helping people connect with community, embrace new experiences and stay happy and healthy during retirement
January 22, 2019
Jeanne Hruska, ACLU-NH's policy director, is a policy wonk with a tenacious streak
January 7, 2019
James Vara of the NH Attorney General's office was awarded the Caroline and Martin Gross Fellowship to attend the “Senior Executives in State and Local Government” seminar at the John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2018. He reflects on the experience