August 8, 2019
JerriAnne Boggis, executive director of the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire, and Joseph Morone, past president and CEO of Albany International Corporation, are the newest members of the 14-member governing board which oversees grantmaking, finances, stewardship of philanthropic resources and strategic initiatives for statewide community foundation
August 6, 2019
Mark Connolly spent his career "paying forward" the hand-up that helped him finish college and embark on a lifetime of accomplishments. Now, a scholarship fund in his name will continue to do the same for New Hampshire students
July 23, 2019
Brandon Pierre is a mentor with the Mayhew Program. Mayhew doesn’t change people, Brandon says. It gives boys “an authentic, honest belief in themselves — which allows them to change their future.”
July 23, 2019
Nonprofits are helping migrant children and families at the U.S./Mexico border, safeguarding immigrant and refugee rights nationwide – and assisting New American families right here in New Hampshire.
July 16, 2019
Foundation Senior Strategic Learning and Evaluation Officer Yulya Spantchak analyzes New Hampshire's results in the most recent Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The new data give New Hampshire much to celebrate — and point to areas where we can and should do more
June 27, 2019
Steve Reno, director of Leadership New Hampshire, reflects on themes raised at Charitable Foundation's annual meeting: 'How often do we set out to make community, that is, deliberately to commit ourselves to the betterment of something larger than ourselves?'
June 13, 2019
Photos, video from gathering of more than 700 people to celebrate the extraordinary ways that ordinary people are building and strengthening community across the Granite State
June 4, 2019
Gross Fellowship, now in its 25th year, enables a New Hampshire public servant to attend the three-week Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. The fellowship honors an extraordinary elected or appointed official in New Hampshire state or local government who demonstrates leadership ability and the highest standards of performance in public service
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
May 21, 2019
Project LAUNCH, a coalition of nonprofits and public agencies, has been building a coordinated system of services and care to make sure that every child in Manchester has the social and emotional supports she needs to learn, thrive and grow: developmental screening that leads to earlier interventions; professional coaching and development for early childhood teachers; making behavioral health a routine part of pediatric visits; parenting classes and home visiting; a rapid-response team for children who have been affected by trauma.
May 2, 2019
In the latest installment of "The Outside Story," sponsored by the Wellborn Ecology Fund: Ticks are more abundant than ever before in northern New England, and tick-borne diseases are on the rise. Read more about why, and how to stay safe while still enjoying time outside this summer
May 1, 2019
The Charitable Foundation's Tym Rourke reflects on the history of a policy-first approach to funding in the area of substance use disorders prevention, treatment and recovery that was not always popular, but that has led to lasting and meaningful change. Rourke and Charitable Foundation President and CEO Richard Ober will be presenting on "Foundations and Policy Leadership" at the Center for Effective Philanthropy's national conference in May