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.
October 7, 2020
The Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success operates farms that have become an important part of the local food-shed. A mobile market brings fresh, local produce to housing communities in Concord and Manchester, and a Food Hub is now operating in downtown Manchester. And a CSA delivers to homes and businesses.
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.
November 21, 2019
New Hampshire had among the largest increases in income inequality in the country from 2017 to 2018, as measured by the "Gini coefficient." Charitable Foundation Senior Strategic Learning and Evaluation Officer Yulya Spantchak examines how the U.S. measures up against other developed countries when it comes to wealth distribution, and how New Hampshire ranks compared with the rest of the country