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May 14, 2020
Many children who rely on intervention counselors like Amber Roux have had a lifetime’s worth of obstacles and traumas thrown at them before their tenth birthdays. Generous support from Charitable Foundation donors has helped to keep those counselors in Franklin's schools.
May 13, 2020
One couple started recommending grants from their donor-advised fund to dozens of nonprofits before the pandemic ever really took hold here; another was among the first to respond to the call to build the Community Crisis Action Fund to address urgent need across the state. Here are some stories of responsive and flexible generosity in an unprecedented time.
May 11, 2020
Following invitations to testify to the committees advising the Governor's Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery, the Foundation, in partnership with the Community Development Finance Authority and the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits, has proposed that the state establish a Nonprofit Relief and Recovery Fund.
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.
May 8, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many community college students — who have jobs in industries like hospitality and food service — were laid off. Already-tight budgets were stretched to breaking. A grant from the Foundation's Community Crisis Action Fund and Pathways 2025 fund is helping students meet emergency needs, from tuition assistance to groceries to utilities — and stay in school.
May 7, 2020
In real and alarming ways, the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the inequities in our communities. New Hampshire Tomorrow is about increasing opportunity for young people who currently have the least access to opportunity. As the effects of this crisis continue to unfold in our communities, that work becomes even more urgent.
May 5, 2020
Salanti, of Bethlehem, NH, was hired after a nationwide search. The Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is one of the largest rural philanthropies in the country, distributing about $3.5 million in grants each year in Cöos County and surrounding communities.
May 1, 2020
Reliable, accurate information is critical to public health. Grants are helping New Hampshire media outlets deliver that information statewide, including through a new Spanish-language broadcast.
April 24, 2020
Foundation director of philanthropy and donor services Laura Rauscher details some ways to give to help our communities during this challenging time — and as we rebuild.
April 22, 2020
Nonprofit community health centers and recovery support centers around the state have quickly implemented telemedicine technology to continue to safely deliver critical services. Grants from the Community Crisis Action Fund have connected them with the computers, cameras, software, improved wifi and cell phones to make it happen.
April 20, 2020
Homeless shelters across the state are adapting operations to help keep residents and staff safe while continuing to deliver on their missions. Grants from the Foundation's Community Crisis Action Fund have been deployed quickly to meet a variety of urgent needs — from paying for additional hand-washing sinks and sanitizing supplies to hotel rooms and tents.
April 10, 2020
To all who are doing the work and all who are providing the fuel and the hope to make it possible: We will never forget your passion. Your commitment. Your advocacy for those who needed you.