November 9, 2023
Mental health challenges are affecting many young people. The Magnify Voices Expressive Art Contest gives youth the opportunity to use visual arts, writing and video to address those challenges through artistic expression.
October 27, 2023
A mass shooting in Maine has left 18 dead and 13 wounded. The Maine Community Foundation has created the Lewiston-Auburn Area Response Fund to address current and emerging needs associated with this tragedy. One hundred percent of donations go to affected people and communities.
October 26, 2023
CASA volunteers bring stability and consistency to children who need it most. Judges refer a child to CASA when the state opens a child protection case. A volunteer CASA advocate is a child’s representative through court proceedings, developing a trusting relationship and offering extensive information to help judges decide what is best for the child.
October 10, 2023
We were so excited to welcome more than 500 people to five community events this fall to celebrate “A New Hampshire for All.” New connections were made, new ideas and collaborations sparked, old connections rekindled. We are grateful to everyone who joined us. See below for photos, videos and links to transcripts of the remarks of our guest speakers.
August 31, 2023
Organizations like Rural Outright and events like Rural Pride help people find belonging and joy where they live.
August 24, 2023
Everyone in New Hampshire is better off when everyone can belong and contribute. The New Hampshire Center for Justice & Equity works to make that vision a reality.
August 23, 2023
In an effort to bring the voices of the North Country to policy conversations about early childhood in Concord, the Foundation made a grant for advocacy coaching for early childhood professionals from the state’s northern reaches.
August 17, 2023
Land For Good, a nonprofit based in Keene, works “to ensure the future of farming in New England by putting more farmers more securely on more land.”
August 15, 2023
Future in Sight works to advance independence for people who are blind and visually impaired. A Foundation grant helped people get training on an accessible voting system.
August 10, 2023
With grant support from the Foundation, Early Learning NH collaborated with a national consulting group to help child-care providers identify if they were eligible to recover funds and to file the necessary paperwork for a refund.
August 10, 2023
The Hawai‘i Community Foundation has activated its Maui Strong Fund to support residents affected by the wildfires in Maui. At least 36 people have died in the blazes. One hundred percent of the funds donated into the Maui Strong Fund will be distributed for community needs.
August 7, 2023
The Racial Justice Fund was established with dedicated funding from the Foundation, which is seeking 15 community members to engage in a process to design the work of this statewide grantmaking fund.