By Lois R. Shea, Senior Writer and Communications Officer |
The wildfires in California are the deadliest and most destructive in state history. Some 80 people have lost their lives and almost 1,000 are still missing. More than 14,000 homes and other buildings have been destroyed. Many residents are left with little or nothing.
Community Foundations in California are working to help meet people’s immediate needs, and to help in the process of recovery and rebuilding.
Donations to the following funds will help those affected by the devastating fires:
The California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund
The North Valley Community Foundation’s Camp Fire Evacuation Relief Fund
The Ventura Community Foundation’s Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire Sudden and Urgent Needs Efforts
Starting on June 9 at 6 p.m., join thousands of your New Hampshire neighbors for NH Gives, a 24-hour giving event created by the NH Center for Nonprofits to support New Hampshire’s nonprofits.
The CARES Act made some changes to charitable deductions for individuals and corporations for 2020. Here is a very brief overview. While we know tax benefits are not the primary reason people give, we hope these changes will encourage increased giving to nonprofits during this challenging time.
Australian Communities Foundation shares information on how to best help their country recover in the months and years ahead.
More than 400 New Hampshire people and families have set up scholarship funds at the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to help other New Hampshire people get the education they need.
Contributions of all types of stock to charity are growing nationwide. In this installment of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation's "Tools of the Trade" series, Richard Samuels, a director in the Corporate Department of McLane Middleton, talks about how gifts of closely held stock can have big charitable impact — and why timing and planning are critical to the process
A new report from the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits makes the case that nonprofits are essential to the vitality of New Hampshire communities. The Center for Nonprofits’ CEO Kathleen Reardon talked with the Charitable Foundation’s Lois Shea about the findings
Anne Phillips, Foundation director of grantmaking, and Melinda Mosier, director of donor services, on why core operating support is the best kind of support you can give to nonprofits
New Hampshire Business Review’s fifth-annual Charitable Giving Guide showcases the depth and breadth of New Hampshire's nonprofit sector and provides information and inspiration for giving and volunteering
Community foundations throughout the southeast have activated disaster relief funds to help those affected by the storm. Here's how you can help.
Nonprofits are helping migrant children and families at the U.S./Mexico border, safeguarding immigrant and refugee rights nationwide – and assisting New American families right here in New Hampshire.
Giving as a family can be very rewarding, but it can also be complicated. Foundation senior philanthropy advisor Amy Fackelmann outlines some of the ways that the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation helps extended families come together around their giving, pass on giving traditions to the next generation, and support great work happening in our communities
Elise Salek, an estate planning attorney and member of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s Capital Region advisory board, writes about how giving and volunteering are helping people connect with community, embrace new experiences and stay happy and healthy during retirement