The New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits strengthens and gives voice to the state’s nonprofit sector through leadership, collaboration, and learning opportunities.
It is our vision that the nonprofit sector of New Hampshire will have high-quality, easily accessible capacity building resources, a variety of consistent opportunities for learning, and the support needed to sustain strong leadership that adapts creatively to change. As a result, the people, communities, and the environment of New Hampshire will thrive.
The NH Center for Nonprofits is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, statewide association dedicated to providing programs and resources that support nonprofit organizational capacity building and to partnering with sector leaders, businesses, and the broader community to elevate the visibility and status of the nonprofit sector.
A core operating value for the Center is relevance. To support the growth, leadership and impact of the nonprofit sector requires that our programs and advocacy be relevant to what is needed today.
Convener — Bringing together colleagues from across all silos of the sector to build unity, transfer knowledge and foster collective action; bringing for-profit business and government partners together with nonprofit leaders to build stronger relationships, gain deeper insight on the integrated role each plays, and to work together on mutual concerns.
Catalyst — Creating and leveraging opportunities to foster innovation, growth and change in the nonprofit sector; communicating and clarifying the impact and role of the sector; building a united voice and inspiring engagement in sector-wide advocacy and policy development.
Collaborator — Engaging with diverse stakeholders to provide the nonprofit voice on issues impacting the sector, the wellbeing of families and economic vibrancy of NH; collaborating with the philanthropic community, media and business to raise the visibility of the sector and foster partnership for collective impact.
Dedicated to capacity building, the Center is a statewide association with more than 600 nonprofit, corporate, and individual members.
The Center offers a wide range of leadership, management, and technical skill building educational programs, advanced seminars, and peer learning circles to the entire sector.
The Center hosts an information rich website, a web-based resource platform for our members and publishes a weekly electronic newsletter filled with information and resources relevant to the nonprofit sector.
The Center acts as a catalyst and a convener on important issues which impact the nonprofit sector.
The Center also works to unify the sector offering a yearly Nonprofit Leadership Summit and other statewide and regional networking and collaborating events.