The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is guided by a vision for strong, just and inclusive communities.
But no community can be truly strong when it is weakened by systemic racism.
No community can be truly just if justice is meted out unevenly.
No community can be truly inclusive when some of us are shut out of opportunity, of health care, of the right to simply walk home free of fear.
The Foundation stands with those who are exercising their rights and their moral duty to peacefully and urgently call for justice and an end to the violence and countless injustices perpetrated upon Black people over the course of centuries.
We have work to do. We have not done close to enough. We are actively examining and listening for ways we can do better and planning actions to take — in the short-term and the long-term.
And we will remain focused on that vision of justice and inclusivity for all our communities and all people — because justice and inclusivity are the wellspring of our shared strength.
Since the COVID-19 crisis began to unfold, generous New Hampshire people have rallied to help their neighbors, giving more than $4 million into the Foundation's Community Crisis Action Fund. The Foundation has made more than $9.5 million in grants to help sustain our communities through this crisis.
The support that mentoring programs provide to young people may be more critical than ever during this time of social isolation. These nonprofits have met the moment with tenacity and creativity to keep mentors connected with the kids who rely on them.
Fund of the Governor's Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery awards nearly $40 million to 496 New Hampshire nonprofits.
Organizations that work with people with disabilities have had to make a series of adaptations as they continue to provide critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants from the Foundation's Community Crisis Action Fund and other funds are helping to support that work. Here are just a few of their stories.
NH Charitable Foundation awards more than $1.2 million in grants to support river and watershed conservation
Projects will help improve water quality, habitat, biodiversity, and flood resilience in Connecticut River watershed.
Since the COVID-19 crisis began to unfold, generous New Hampshire people have rallied to help their neighbors, giving $3.9 million into the Foundation's Community Crisis Action Fund. The Foundation has made nearly $9 million in grants to help sustain our communities through this crisis in the same time period.
Read the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation's 2019 annual report.
Nonprofit Duet program in Manchester "meets students where they are, and gets them where they need to be" with a combination of online learning, flexibility, coaching, tutoring, career counseling and more.
The New Hampshire Food Bank has hired a North Country food systems coordinator, with help from a grant from the Foundation's Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund, to work with local organizations, strengthen infrastructure, improve accessibility to fresh food and improve distribution in the region.
Charitable Foundation announces newest round of grants and gifts in response to public-health crisis
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.
Fund of the Governor's Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery will distribute aid to nonprofits affected by the public-health crisis. Deadline for applications is June 25.
Social studies teacher from West Running Brook Middle School in Derry will spend her sabbatical year on a project called "Promoting Just Schools," aiming to help ensure that all New Hampshire children have an equal opportunity to thrive in the classroom.