January 25, 2023
Thanks to a generous donation, the Charitable Foundation was able to develop the New Hampshire Library Technology Grant Program to help rural and under-resourced libraries meet the increasing need for online access by supporting technology upgrades, distance learning and staff training.
January 10, 2023
Traci Fowler, the Charitable Foundation’s director of behavioral health, on the current substance use crisis, why an integrated approach to addressing mental health and substance use makes sense, and promising practices that offer reason for hope.
December 16, 2022
“For everything else to work, the civic health of our communities needs to be robust.”
Read about how people and nonprofits around the state — from Milford election workers to Seacoast teenagers and outreach educators in Manchester and Nashua — are tending to our civic health and nurturing democracy.
December 13, 2022
The latest issue of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s Purpose newsletter is available online, with hard copies arriving in mailboxes soon.
December 2, 2022
A New Hampshire Charitable Foundation field-of-interest fund, created by a generous donor, supports equine services and other animal therapy in New Hampshire.
November 17, 2022
Foundation contracted with the independent Center for Effective Philanthropy to conduct a confidential survey of our grantees to learn more about how they perceive our work, and ways we might improve it. Read the full report, below.
November 15, 2022
New Hampshire relies heavily on the nonprofit sector, and the nonprofit sector relies on all of us to help keep operations running — in good times and in challenging times.
November 10, 2022
Steven Martinez of Manchester is entering his fourth year of schooling to become a licensed plumbing contractor, while working as a plumber's apprentice.
October 27, 2022
Katie Merrow, who led the Charitable Foundation's community impact department for 14 years with outstanding distinction, has made the decision to hand off the reins. The Foundation is deeply grateful to Katie. "We will dearly miss her passion, her commitment to the work, and her tireless drive to make New Hampshire a better community,” said president and CEO Dick Ober.
October 27, 2022
A new study by the Civics Center, a national nonpartisan organization that works to increase high school voter registration, shows that comparatively few 18-year-olds in New Hampshire are registered to vote. The study was commissioned by the Charitable Foundation to help understand the landscape of youth voting in the state.
October 5, 2022
Hurricanes Fiona and Ian have caused widespread devastation and suffering for the people of Puerto Rico and Florida. Resources are available for how best to help victims of those extreme storms.
October 3, 2022
Read the final report on the Class Gift to the Class of 2021, including implications for New Hampshire, lessons from neighboring states — and how additional investment in community college for students could benefit New Hampshire students, workforce, economy and communities.