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Charitable Foundation announces newest round of grants and gifts in response to public-health crisis
June 23, 2020
Generous New Hampshire people have rallied to help their neighbors, giving more than $3.8 million into the Community Crisis Action Fund since March 20. Nearly $8 million has been granted to community nonprofits since the COVID-19 crisis began to unfold.
June 12, 2020
Many children rely on school breakfast and lunch programs for an important part of their daily nutrition. When schools closed because of the public-health crisis, nonprofits and school districts stepped in to fill the gap, making sure children continued to get those meals. Many are now working on starting or expanding meals programs to cover the summer months.
June 1, 2020
Stay-at-home orders meant many victims were trapped with their abusers. Nonprofits have fast-tracked technology, worked with the courts, communities and police and adapted operations to try to keep people safe.
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.
January 14, 2020
Matthias Page of Claremont, an ocean engineering and mathematics major at the University of New Hampshire, is working his way through school with help from a Charitable Foundation scholarship.
January 10, 2020
The latest installment of "The Outside Story," sponsored by the Wellborn Ecology Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, explains how eastern chipmunks have evolved to be energy maximizers, seeking to strike the optimal balance between energy gain per cheek-pouch load of food and number of trips back to the burrow.
November 19, 2019
WISE of the Upper Valley provides advocacy and support for victims of gender-based violence — and invites the wider community to join in its mission of making that violence a thing of the past
October 17, 2019
The Wellborn Ecology Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation supports place-based ecology education in the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire and Vermont
September 4, 2019
A growing number of individuals and families are 'paying it forward' to Claremont and surrounding communities by becoming part of the Fund for Greater Claremont. Grants from the fund have helped connect kids with reading mentors at school; provide wraparound services for struggling families through the local family resource center; provide free dental care for kids; prevent domestic violence; support the local community center — and more
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