July 30, 2020
The realities of the coronavirus pandemic have made many of the issues that the ACLU of New Hampshire works on — like voting rights — even more urgent. And many of the people whose rights the organization defends are also among the most vulnerable to the virus.
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.
January 22, 2020
Elizabeth A. Dragon, Keene City Manager and 2019 recipient of the Caroline and Martin Gross Fellowship, reflects on how the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard pushes attendees to the edge of their comfort zone – the best place to learn.
December 17, 2019
Maggie Fogarty, co-leader of the New Hampshire program of the American Friends Service Committee, sees her role as being present with and elevating the voices and leadership of people whose essential dignity is threatened.
December 12, 2019
The Granite State News Collaborative is a new venture that has media outlets working together to give more people access to well-reported local news. The Charitable Foundation and the Knight Foundation are supporting its work.
November 26, 2019
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Policy Advisor and Senior Program Officer Deborah Schachter details how the U.S. Census not only determines representation in government but generates data that informs the distribution of close to $900 billion in federal funding for everything from road construction to student loans to heating assistance for struggling families. Census-takers start going door-to-door in mid-August to households that have not yet responded.
October 23, 2019
The executive director of New Hampshire Humanities in conversation with the Charitable Foundation's Lois Shea about the urgency of the humanities at this moment in history; bringing new voices into the conversation in New Hampshire; and how politically conscious hip-hop changed his world
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
July 23, 2019
Nonprofits are helping migrant children and families at the U.S./Mexico border, safeguarding immigrant and refugee rights nationwide – and assisting New American families right here in New Hampshire.
July 9, 2019
The Dover Adult Learning Center serves about 1,000 students a year in its core classes — from high school diploma and equivalency classes to English for speakers of other languages, adult literacy, computer skills and career pathways
June 27, 2019
Steve Reno, director of Leadership New Hampshire, reflects on themes raised at Charitable Foundation's annual meeting: 'How often do we set out to make community, that is, deliberately to commit ourselves to the betterment of something larger than ourselves?'
June 4, 2019
Gross Fellowship, now in its 25th year, enables a New Hampshire public servant to attend the three-week Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. The fellowship honors an extraordinary elected or appointed official in New Hampshire state or local government who demonstrates leadership ability and the highest standards of performance in public service