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Charitable Foundation announces newest round of grants and gifts in response to public-health crisis
June 23, 2020
Generous New Hampshire people have rallied to help their neighbors, giving more than $3.8 million into the Community Crisis Action Fund since March 20. Nearly $8 million has been granted to community nonprofits since the COVID-19 crisis began to unfold.
June 18, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it hit the lives of vulnerable families with an overwhelming tangle of complication and peril. Family resource centers around the state rose to the moment, coming to the aid of people who needed them.
June 12, 2020
Many children rely on school breakfast and lunch programs for an important part of their daily nutrition. When schools closed because of the public-health crisis, nonprofits and school districts stepped in to fill the gap, making sure children continued to get those meals. Many are now working on starting or expanding meals programs to cover the summer months.
June 8, 2020
Programs around the state have had to adapt, but they have continued to deliver food to elders and people with disabilities, and to provide critical wellness checks.
June 1, 2020
Stay-at-home orders meant many victims were trapped with their abusers. Nonprofits have fast-tracked technology, worked with the courts, communities and police and adapted operations to try to keep people safe.
May 28, 2020
Generous New Hampshire people have rallied to help their neighbors, giving a total of $3,670,836 into the Community Crisis Action Fund since March 20. Nearly $7 million has been granted to community nonprofits since the COVID-19 crisis began to unfold.
May 21, 2020
A grant to Waypoint bought phones, phone cards, grocery and gas cards for the young people served through its Runaway and Homeless Youth program — whose lives were made even more perilous by the COVID-19 crisis.
May 14, 2020
Many children who rely on intervention counselors like Amber Roux have had a lifetime’s worth of obstacles and traumas thrown at them before their tenth birthdays. Generous support from Charitable Foundation donors has helped to keep those counselors in Franklin's schools.
May 11, 2020
The Foundation and its donors are responding to urgent community needs during the current crisis: feeding hungry children and families, sheltering people without homes, delivering meals to elders, caring for the sick, supporting people in recovery and much more. Generous New Hampshire people have rallied to help their neighbors, giving a total of $3,557,828 into the Community Crisis Action Fund since March 20. Since this crisis began to unfold, $6,223,858 in grants have been made in response.
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.
April 24, 2020
Foundation director of philanthropy and donor services Laura Rauscher details some ways to give to help our communities during this challenging time — and as we rebuild.
April 20, 2020
Homeless shelters across the state are adapting operations to help keep residents and staff safe while continuing to deliver on their missions. Grants from the Foundation's Community Crisis Action Fund have been deployed quickly to meet a variety of urgent needs — from paying for additional hand-washing sinks and sanitizing supplies to hotel rooms and tents.