Where equity and the environment converge
June 5, 2023
The Foundation is committed to incorporating equity, racial justice and economic security across its work — including in its environmental grantmaking.
Stories of progress + hope
June 1, 2023
Read the latest issue of "Purpose," from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.
Together we build a better future
August 11, 2022
As the technology has gotten cheaper and the climate crisis bears down, interest in efficiency continues to rise. Clean Energy NH is helping communities around the state become more energy efficient.
Together We Thrive: Read the Foundation’s 2021 Annual Report
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.
Local organizing, education, action to fight climate change
August 17, 2021
Nonprofit 350NH works to combat the climate crisis by promoting the use of clean and renewable energy sources and advocating to phase out polluting and non-renewable energy sources.
Helping schools pivot to outdoor learning
January 14, 2021
As schools began to close this past spring, educators across the state scrambled to figure out how to keep teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. Programs supported by the Wellborn Ecology Fund have been helping schools move to more outdoor instruction for years, and more schools are now making "outdoor classrooms" a regular part of the school day.
NH Charitable Foundation awards more than $1.2 million in grants to support river and watershed conservation
August 5, 2020
Projects will help improve water quality, habitat, biodiversity, and flood resilience in Connecticut River watershed.
Meet Rosalind Erwin
January 30, 2020
The Foundation's new senior program officer for the Piscataqua Region and environmental grantmaking on the delight of learning new places, the coolest-ever internship (jellyfish husbandry!), her current favorite nature writing — and more.
Chipmunk Game Theory 101
January 10, 2020
The latest installment of "The Outside Story," sponsored by the Wellborn Ecology Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, explains how eastern chipmunks have evolved to be energy maximizers, seeking to strike the optimal balance between energy gain per cheek-pouch load of food and number of trips back to the burrow.
‘Energy circuit rider’ helps towns become more energy-efficient
January 9, 2020
New position created with funding from Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund brings energy-efficiency to towns and school districts, with an eye to driving demand for sustainable energy systems and creating jobs in related industries.
Nearly $300,000 in grants will support place-based ecology education
October 17, 2019
The Wellborn Ecology Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation supports place-based ecology education in the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire and Vermont
$690,000 in grants awarded for river and watershed conservation
July 12, 2019
Projects will help improve water quality, habitat, biodiversity, and flood resilience in Connecticut River watershed