NH Music Festival
As one of New Hampshire's oldest cultural organizations (founded in 1952) the Festival started as a summer music camp on Lake Winnipesaukee Melody Island. Growth in popularity and funding brought professionalism and outreach to Lakes Region towns, as well as year-round music programs in the schools.
My Breast Cancer Support
www.BreastCancerStories.org was founded in 2005 with the purpose of proving an online story sharing website where patients and caregivers could write, read and share their experiences with loved ones and with one another.
New Hampshire Women’s Initiative
The New Hampshire Commission on the Status of Women, the Women’s Lobby and Alliance, and the Women’s Policy Institute are pleased to announce that they are merging together to form:
The New Hampshire Women’s Initiative, a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Our mission is to advance social, economic and political opportunity and equality for women in New Hampshire.
Land For Good
Land For Good is an innovative New England-wide nonprofit that envisions vibrant landscapes of working farms and thriving farmers. Our mission is to keep New England's agricultural lands working by transforming how farmers access, hold and transfer farms and farmland. Our programs and services target farm seekers, farm families, non-farming landowners, and communities. Based in Keene, NH, we provide consultation, education and training, advocacy and research across the six-state region.
The Webster House
The Webster House, founded in 1884, is a private children's group home located in Manchester NH. We are licensed by the Department of Health and Human Services to serve up to 21 boys and girls. We provide a safe, structured home for children who are unable to remain at home due to reasons of abuse and neglect or difficulties they may be having within the community.
Star Island Corporation
Star Island Corporation's mission is "To own and maintain Star Island and such other property as the Corporation may hold or acquire, as a center for religious, educational, and kindred purposes consistent with the principles of the Unitarian Universalist Association and the United Church of Christ."
Heading for Home
Heading for Home's mission is to promote a balanced supply of decent, affordable housing for working people in the Monadnock Region. We do this through education, public forums, citizen working groups, research and outreach. Heading for Home was founded in 2003.
The Sharon Clough Foundation
The Sharon Clough Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit that was started in 2010 after my mother, Sharon Clough, who died from lung cancer (www.thesharoncloughfoundation.org). The Foundation's mission is to raise awareness of and money to cure lung cancer. The Foundation is also trying to find a screening test that better detects lung cancer in its early stages, when it is most curable. Currently there is no good screening test.
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is a science museum dedicated to NH space pioneers Admiral Alan Shepard - Navy test pilot, first American in space and one of only 12 people to have walked on the Moon - and Christa McAullife - innovative, dedicated educator and selected out of over 11,000 applicants to be NASA's Teacher-in-Space.
North Country Council
North Country Council was incorporated in 1973 as a regional planning commission serving 51 communities in Coos, Grafton and Carroll counties. It was also recognized by the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) as an Economic Development District in 1975 for 67 communities in Coos, Grafton and Carroll counties. Its mission is to provide community and regional planning services to it's member communities and to carry out the mission of EDA to promote economic development and job creation.
Friends of the Merrimack River Greenway Trail
Friends of the Merrimack River Greenway Trail is a New Hampshire nonprofit organization formed in 2011 to promote the development and stewardship of the Merrimack River Greenway Trail (the “Trail”). The Trail is envisioned to be paved, continuous and off-street, roughly following the Merrimack River in Concord, New Hampshire. This 10-12 foot wide, 14 mile long Trail is intended to be a four-season, universally accessible, shared-use path to serve non-motorized users. The Trail will serve transportation and recreation purposes, provide access to the Merrimack River and adjacent open space, and provide safe and inviting health and fitness opportunities. The City of Concord will own and maintain the completed Trail.
Lord's Hill Meeting House
The mission of the Lord's Hill Meeting House is to preserve and maintain the building
and its property which includes a parade ground, historical bandstand and a Veterans'
Memorial. These cultural resources are located within the Effingham Lord's Hill
Historic District and are listed in the National Register of Historic Places in Washington,D.C. This organization was formed and will operate exclusively for charitable
purposes for the public good.
Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association
Founded in 1978, the Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association's mission is to protect the water quality and natural resources of the Lake Winnipesaukee watershed now and for future generations.
Lee Public Library Community Center Foundation
The Lee Public Library Community Center Foundation was established as a private non-profit organization through the efforts of the Lee Public Library Trustees. They received IRS approval in the spring of 2012 and the first meeting was held March 3. The foundation plans to raise $1 million to equip, furnish and sustain the new Lee Public Library Community Center, which will save tax dollars.
Special Needs Support Center
Special Needs Support Center is a unique, nonprofit that services families of children with ANY kind of special need. SNSC's mission is to help children and adults with special needs, and their families, meet their unique challenges through advocacy and program support.
The Bennington Congregational Church
The Bennington Congregational Church was founded in 1840. It is our mission to serve the community by embracing visitation. We engage people in restaurants and homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, and nursing homes.
"Through preservation and education, Prescott Farm celebrates the interconnections between our community and the natural systems that sustain us all." Prescott Farm’s vision is to engage members and visitors in meaningful experiences so they will form a relationship with Prescott Farm, develop an understanding of the connections among the community, environment and our place in it, and be inspired to make choices that will result in a healthier future on a personal, local and global scale.
Clean Air-Cool Planet
Founded in 1999, Clean Air-Cool Planet’s mission is to accelerate the transition to sustainable communities through models of climate mitigation and adaptation that will inspire leadership and catalyze effective climate policies. We work collaboratively with campuses, communities and corporations to pioneer and scale-up innovative solutions aimed at reducing carbon emissions and preparing for climate change, and to build support for environmentally effective and economically efficient national climate policies.
Haverhill Historical Society
Haverhill Historical Society, (HHS) an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of about 200 members
with annual budgets in the $12,000 range, was established in 1965 with a mission to collect, preserve and utilize materials which document and illustrate the history of the Town of Haverhill, NH (granted in 1763) and the surrounding area for educational purposes.
The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts is a state agency enhancing the quality of life in New Hampshire by stimulating economic growth through the arts, investing in the creativity of students, making the arts accessible to underserved populations, and preserving heritage arts.
With Open Minds
With Open Minds started 5 years ago with a multicultural, diversity camp to bring together local American teens with refugee and immigrant teens to develop cross-cultural respect and mutual understanding. The vision is to develop leaders with a foundation to create social change towards world peace by fostering compassion for all.
Happy Tails Dog Park of the Lakes Region
Happy Tails Dog Park of the Lakes Region is a group of pet parents dedicated to improving the lives of the human and canine residents of the Lakes Region through education, recreation and empowerment in a community setting.
NH Association of Natural Resource Scientists
The mission of the NH Association of Natural Resource Scientists is to promote the responsible use of natural resources and the natural resource science professions in New Hampshire, as well as to represent the diverse private, public, and educational interests of our membership.
Kingswood Youth Center
The Kingswood Youth Center was founded in 1999 for 7th - 12th grade students in the Governor Wentworth Regional School District who would otherwise spend after school hours idle or home alone. Our mission is to provide a safe, positive environment in which youth may grow, learn and develop important life skills critical to their success in the adult world. Although open to all middle and high school students, over 75% of our youth are at risk.
The Palace Theatre Trust
The mission of The Palace Theatre Trust is to enrich the region's cultural life and serve as a community resource through its stewardship of the historic Palace Theatre. It does so by providing a broad range of live, high quality, professsional and community performances, as well as educational opportunties for performers and audiences of all ages.
Hillsborough Historical Society
The mission of the Hillsborough Historical Society is basically to promote and record the history of Hillsborough New Hampshire. The emphasis of the HHS is threefold. The society runs as a museum the state owned Franklin Pierce Homestead. It is responsible for guides, programs, gift shop, displays, and all other activities related to the museum. It also runs a museum of lacal history, the Heritage Museum, a restored firehouse, owned by the Town of Hillsborough. HHS is responsible for all aspects of the museum. Our third responsibility is for the preservation of the Manahan- Phelps -McCulloch collection, a very large collection (100,000+) of photographic negatives covering the social history of Hillsborough and the area over a period of more that 140 years.
Squam Lakes Association
The Squam Lakes Association is dedicated to conserving for public benefit the natural beauty, peaceful character and unique resource values of the lakes and surrounding area. In cooperation with local and state authorities and other conservation organizations, the Association promotes the protection, careful use and shared enjoyment of the lakes, mountains, forest, open spaces and wildlife of the Squam Lakes region.
Spurwink is a nationally accredited non-profit organization providing behavioral health, educational and residential services for children, adolescents, adults and families. With a commitment to quality services and the recruitment of caring, compassionate professionals, Spurwink has gained a reputation for excellence in evidence-based treatment and service delivery throughout New England, Canada and beyond.
The Carsey Institute
The Carsey Institute conducts national and regional policy research on vulnerable children, youth, and families and on sustainable community development. We give policy makers and practitioners the timely, independent resources they need to effect change in their communities.
New Hampshire Planners Association
The New Hampshire Planners Association was founded in 1970 by a group of planners who recognized the need for a forum to discuss planning issues on a statewide level. The New Hampshire Planners Association helps planners to stay on top of current trends affecting planning in New Hampshire.
Volunteers of America Northern New England
At Volunteers of America Northern New England we serve the people of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont with the promise to "go wherever we are needed, and do whatever comes to hand." Our mission is to reach out and uplift the human condition and provide opportunity for individual and community involvement.
Dover Children’s Home
Dover’s Children’s Home was founded on May 10, 1893 as an orphanage to serve the children of Dover. The mission has changed over the years to one of enriching the lives of adolescents and strengthening their family relationships through the highest quality residential treatment services and educational programs. Our commitment to evolving and designing new treatment programs must set the standard for excellence in the field and enable those children facing life’s most difficult challenges with the means to grow and live healthy, productive, independent lives.
Community Connections for Afterschool Networking
CCAN is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development, education and care of Cheshire County children and youth during their out of school time hours. CCAN existed for several years as an informal coalition of after school professionals, who met regularly to network and collaborate on professional training activities. It was formally organized in 2010, and incorporated as a New Hampshire nonprofit corporation in March 2011, with the following vision, mission and goals: Vision: All Cheshire County youth have access to quality and affordable out of school time programs.
Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications
Since 2000, the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications has brought in media and business professionals from around New Hampshire to teach free classes and low-cost workshops in all types of communications-related topics. Mrs. Loeb, the late president and publisher of The Union Leader and Sunday News, founded the school to give the public access to information about the First Amendment, journalism and communications in general.
The Roots & Gospel Project
The Roots & Gospel Project (RGP) is a nonprofit, interfaith, nondenominational organization founded in 2004 whose purpose is to carry an uplifting message of hope, strength, and joy to diverse audiences, bringing us closer together to understand the meaning of peace, equality, respect, unity, and justice.
Nashua Senior Activity Center
Since The Nashua Senior Activity Center first opened in 1978 it has been a focal point for more than 2,000 people over the age of 50 in the greater Nashua area who depend on the center to support their independence, increase their social network, and improve their quality of life. As a regional non-profit 501 [c] 3 charitable organization, the NSAC is supported entirely through fundraising and donations from the local community.
HIV/HCV Resource Center
When HIV/AIDS first appeared in the Upper Valley, neither our medical community nor our social service agencies were prepared to meet the needs of those affected by the killer virus. Additionally, misinformation, rampant fear and prejudice created a climate that was so hostile few people felt safe enough to talk about their illness. Fortunately, a diverse and compassionate group of volunteers came together in 1988 to find ways to help those affected and infected with HIV or living with AIDS; together they established ACoRN (now HIV/HCV Resource Center).
Manchester Foundation for Education
Founded in October, 2010, Manchester Foundation for Education is an independent, community non-profit organization. Manchester Foundation for Education leverages community resources by fostering partnerships between schools, parents, businesses, and citizens to benefit public education, raises and disburses funds in support of beneficial education practices, and builds the capacity of all stakeholders to understand and address Manchester’s educational challenges.
Granite State Rural Water Association
Founded in 2005, Granite State Rural Water Association is a service-oriented, educationally based non-profit corporation whose mission is to provide its members with professional technical assistance, training, and legislative representation. The day-to-day operations and management of water and wastewater systems pose significant challenges.
Journeys in Education/Mariposa Museum
We envision a peaceful and connected world. Our mission is to bring the world to New England's doorstep by providing extraordinary programs and celebrations of world cultures.
We opened our doors July 1, 2002 in the historic Baptist Church Building in Peterborough. Our founders who were educators, collectors and world travellors created the Mariposa as a hands-on museum of folk art. We have an important commitment to schoolchildren who come as a class to learn about various cultures and celebrations comprehensively and interactively. We also do outreach to the schools, libraries, senior residences and other organizations. In addition, our exhibitions, performances and programs reach audiences of all ages including those who attend our twice yearly Senior Series.
The Majestic Theatre
The Majestic Theatre was founded in 1990 and provides affordable and family-oriented theatre productions and educational programs. Located in Manchester, The Majestic offers a year-long season of performing opportunities as well as workshops, classes and summer camps. The Majestic Academy of Dramatic Arts serves youth ages 4 – 19 years and is designed to expand the knowledge and love of theatre arts by all involved.
Red River Theatres
Red River Theatres is a 3-screen, non-profit cinema located in downtown Concord, New Hampshire. It shows the best of current independent and foreign films, classics, documentaries and cult favorites. Red River also promotes and supports the work of local film artists in order to increase public access to new and local works in film and video. Red River actively cultivates cultural and economic growth for the capital city and beyond by attracting artists, collaborative partners, patrons and tourists.
The Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Plymouth Regional Chamber of Commerce serves the business community by promoting the greater Plymouth area as a unique place to live, work and play; recognizing its business, social, and economic opportunities.
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Tapply-Thompson Community Center
Some 65 years ago a dream became a reality and the Tapply-Thompson Community Center (formerly Bristol Community Center) was born. It has been enjoyed by thousands of people in the Newfound Lake region ever since. The Center was built on the philosophy that , "If one adult life is influenced for the good, it is money well spent." It is overseen by a Recreation Advisory Council with representation from the eight participating towns and other local organizations.
The New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute
The New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute was founded in 1994 in order to provide musculoskeletal healthcare professionals with a resource for continuing education and collegiality; we also conduct research. After a recent strategic planning effort, we have expanded our education focus to include healthcare professions students as well as the public.