The 2017 Nonprofit Impact Awards were presented by the NH Center for Nonprofits to two individuals and two organizations on April 4th at the annual Nonprofit Impact Celebration held to recognize the impact of the nonprofit sector in New Hampshire. The awards are presented each year to honor remarkable people and nonprofit organizations that have made outstanding contributions to their communities.
The Board of Directors of The Upper Room is pleased to announce Brenda Guggisberg, who has served as the interim Executive Director for the past several months, has been appointed as the organization’s Executive Director. Ms. Guggisberg will be only the third Executive Director to serve at the Upper Room during its 30 year history, and her fifteen year tenure with the organization makes her an ideal candidate to lead us into the future.
The Northeast Delta Dental Foundation recently awarded grants totaling $152,000 to New Hampshire oral health programs. For more than two decades, the Foundation has supported organizations and initiatives that provide oral health education and improve access to dental care in New Hampshire communities.
On Sunday, June 5, 2016, Granite State College will celebrate the graduation of more than 600 students from its associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs at the Bank of NH Pavilion at Meadowbrook in Gilford, New Hampshire. In addition to these degrees, the College will celebrate various awards including an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters presented to Larry J. Gammon, President and CEO of Easter Seals New Hampshire, Incorporated.
New Hampshire will celebrate its first ever statewide day-of-giving on June 7, 2016. NH Gives Day will harness the collective power of individuals, communities and businesses to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate the impact of nonprofits in our state.