October 18, 2022
Hamza Abdulrahman is attending college with help from a Foundation scholarship. His scholarship is from the Elizabeth I. Bickel Scholarship fund — which was created by a woman whose own family had emigrated to America, and always found ways to help the next waves of immigrants following behind them.
September 20, 2022
The Friends of Mascoma Foundation has grown into a respected volunteer organization providing scholarships, awarding mini-grants to teachers, sponsoring art in the schools, donating musical instruments and establishing food pantries.
July 14, 2022
We can build a more perfect community if we all work together. Here are stories of how people in New Hampshire are doing just that.
May 18, 2022
New Hampshire's housing crisis is not new, but it is severe. Nonprofits are working on multiple fronts to address it.
April 8, 2022
The expanded child tax credit helped move millions of American children out of poverty.
The Foundation, through a partnership with national funders and NH Housing, made grants to a number of nonprofit organizations in New Hampshire that were doing outreach to families to let them know about their eligibility for the credit — and to help them apply.
February 8, 2022
Since 1984, the Charitable Foundation has invested in the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund to help residents of manufactured home parks organize, buy, and manage their communities as cooperatives. When these homeowners own the land and run their communities cooperatively, benefits include security of tenure, long-term affordability, stable costs, leadership engagement, improving conditions, and access to fixed-rate mortgages for home financing.
We oppose SB210 because we believe this bill, intentionally or not, will severely undermine a critical, innovative, and market-driven avenue to advance housing affordability.
January 18, 2022
Volunteering in this effort means helping families with children move out of poverty: Research from Columbia University estimated that the expanded child tax credit alone kept 3.8 million children out of poverty in November 2021 — which translates to a 30 percent dip in the overall child poverty rate in the U.S.
January 5, 2022
Christina joins the Foundation as director of early childhood and family supports. She talks with colleague Lois Shea about promising developments for families and children, her love of her home state of New Hampshire — and why she is optimistic for the future.
May 19, 2021
After 13 years at the Charitable Foundation, Tym Rourke to join national healthcare consulting firm to advance health equity and integrated behavioral healthcare.
April 20, 2021
New Americans are putting their skills and assets to work in thousands of ways for New Hampshire communities. They deserve to be kindly welcomed.
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.
October 30, 2020
Trail Finder puts up-to-date, trail-manager-sourced information for multiple outdoor activities at users' fingertips, along with information about local businesses — from inns to bike shops to breweries. Grants from the Foundation's Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund are supporting the service.