We want New Hampshire to foster an environment that lifts the human spirit
April 1, 2021
If HB 544 passes — aimed ban to anti-racism, implicit bias and gender bias training in state-funded agencies, schools, and business — it would be severely problematic for our economy, our children, and our image to the rest of the nation
500 Philanthropic leaders call for increased efforts to combat anti-Asian racism
March 26, 2021
Charitable Foundation co-signs letter by Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy.
Foundation seeks NH residents for community listening and research project
February 26, 2021
Are you interested in working with fellow New Hampshire residents to learn more about the barriers to opportunity in the Granite State? Join a team that will listen deeply to community members across the state and ensure that their voices are included in the Charitable Foundation's next strategic plan.
In a moment of great peril, inspiration to ‘lift our gaze’
February 17, 2021
If we can keep our republic together, Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem “The Hill We Climb” will join the pantheon of the most important words spoken in its name.
Statement on proposed state legislation regulating diversity training
February 11, 2021
The future of our state, our shared prosperity and well-being, depend on all people being fully welcomed and valued, able to reach their potential and to help sustain their communities. The passage of this bill would detract from, not contribute to, our shared well-being and prosperity.
Young entrepreneurs share stories
February 2, 2021
On February 9, Stay, Work, Play New Hampshire is offering the opportunity to hear from three young New Hampshire entrepreneurs about their experiences as people of color starting businesses in the Granite State. The event is part of Stay, Work Play’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion series, of which the Foundation is a proud sponsor.
Taking Stock: Philanthropy’s Role in Supporting Racial Equity
January 12, 2021
Join the Center for Effective Philanthropy’s Virtual Learning Session on January 27 featuring Yolanda Coentro, President & CEO of Institute for Nonprofit Practice; Tricia Raikes, Philanthropist & Principal of Raikes Foundation; Rashad Robinson, President of Color Of Change; and Darren Walker, President of Ford Foundation.
Join the Racial Equity Learning Challenge
December 31, 2020
Month-long learning challenge helps workplace teams learn about history and dynamics of racism, discover local resources and discover ways to take action for change.
Nonprofits helping educate about absentee voting
October 1, 2020
All New Hampshire voters will be allowed to vote absentee in next month’s general election — for the first time ever. A coalition of New Hampshire nonprofits is working to help ensure that people know how to vote safely and securely.
Protecting civil liberties in uncertain times
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.
Supporting local media in COVID-related reporting efforts
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.
Learning at the edge of the comfort zone
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.