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The Nonprofit Insider is your source for what's happening at nonprofits in New Hampshire. See who got funding, who is winning awards and learn about board and staff changes. If you have news you'd like to share related to funding awards, organizational or individual awards, board and staff changes, collaboration or expanded or new services please send it to us at Announcements of upcoming events should be submitted to the community calendar.


Hannah Grimes Center Receives Windsor Brooks Business of the Year Award

The Hannah Grimes Center Entrepreneurship and the Hannah Grimes Marketplace received the Windsor Brooks Business of the Year Award at the Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce's annual gala.
Posted on: January 11, 2016
Topics: Award Winners

HNH Foundation Awards $974,866 to Improve the Health of New Hampshire Children

The HNH Foundation awarded $974,866 in grants during its 2015 program year. The awards benefitted 23 health-related initiatives and projects at non-profit and community organizations across the state.
Posted on: January 11, 2016
Topics: Award Winners

Families First Recognizes Volunteer of the Year Barbara Silverstone

Families First Health & Support Center is recognizing Barbara Silverstone as their 2015 Volunteer of the Year.
Posted on: November 24, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

Caregivers of New Hampshire Awarded $4,000

As part of its ongoing effort to enhance the quality of life for residents in the communities where People’s United Bank operates, the People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced today that it has awarded $4,000 to The CareGivers in Bedford.
Posted on: November 19, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

Franklin VNA & Hospice Receives the Fazzi Award of Distinction

Franklin VNA & Hospice is a recipient of the Fazzi Award of Distinction for being in the top 25% of Fazzi's National Patient Satisfaction database for 2015!
Posted on: October 30, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

Roy Gerstenberger Wins 2015 Business Excellence Award for Nonprofits from New Hampshire Business Review

Roy Gerstenberger, Executive Director of Community Bridges, a leading non-profit organization committed to advancing the integration, growth and interdependence of people with disabilities within their home communities, was honored on October 20 with a 2015 Business Excellence Award by New Hampshire Business Review during its award reception at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester.
Posted on: October 27, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

People’s United Community Foundation Awards $42,000 to Nonprofit Organizations in NH

The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced today that it awarded $42,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the communities it serves in New Hampshire.
Posted on: October 20, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

NH Center for Nonprofits' Hoffman-Haas Fellowship Wins Rising Stars Award

The Center's Hoffman-Haas Fellowship won the Leadership Development Program of the Year Award at Stay Work Play's Rising Stars Awards ceremony on October 5th.
Posted on: October 19, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

Eastern Bank Strengthens Local Families

The Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation has awarded Families First Health and Support Center $5,000 to strengthen families through parent education and support.
Posted on: September 3, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

Hannah Grimes Center Wins SBA's Growth Accelerator Fund Competition

The Hannah Grimes Center is one of 80 winners of the second annual U.S. Small Business Administration Growth Accelerator Fund competition. The center held an award ceremony on Wednesday, August 5th, at the Hannah Grimes Center on Roxbury Street in Keene. Seth Goodall, SBA New England Regional Administrator, and Erin Andrew, SBA Office of Women's Business Ownership Director, presented the award to the Hannah Grimes Center staff and board of directors.
Posted on: August 7, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

NH Providers Association Announces 2015 Award Winners

The NH Providers Association today announced the winners for its 2015 Providers of the Year, Intern of the Year, and Excellence in Board Service Awards at its Annual Meeting in Concord. The mission of The NH Providers Association is to represent its members in advancing substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery through public policy, leadership, professional development, and quality member services. Governor Maggie Hassan and representatives from the offices of U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, and U.S. Congresswoman, Ann McLane Kuster, joined the group to commend the award recipients and to address the Association’s membership.
Posted on: July 17, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

Businesses, Leaders Lauded for Supporting Arts

Lincoln Financial Group, Lake Sunapee Bank, Orr & Reno and Dancing Lion Chocolate were announced as winners of the Business in the Arts Awards and Arthur Sullivan as the Leadership winner Monday at a celebration hosted by the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts.
Posted on: May 13, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

Manchester Community Health Center Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

Manchester Community Health Center, for the first time in its history, was recently recognized as a level three Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Level three is the highest level available.
Posted on: May 4, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

Hoffman-Haas Fellows Chosen as Business Monadnock Trendsetters

3 Hoffman-Haas Fellows were among those recognized as trendsetters in Business Monadnock's latest issue.
Posted on: April 7, 2015
Topics: Award Winners

Community Bridges is First in NH Awarded National CQL Accreditation for Excellence in Person-Centered Services

Community Bridges, a leading non-profit organization committed to advancing the integration, growth and interdependence of people with disabilities within their home communities, today announced that it is the first New Hampshire organization to achieve Quality Assurances Accreditation by the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).
Posted on: March 6, 2015
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

CATCH Neighborhood Housing Wins Annual TD Charitable Foundation Housing for Everyone Affordable Housing Grant Competition

CATCH Neighborhood Housing was recently awarded a $100,000 affordable housing grant through the TD Charitable Foundation’s Housing for Everyone grant competition. The grant will be used to support the completion of the second phase of CATCH’s Bow Highlands affordable rental development.
Posted on: January 22, 2015
Topics: Funding Awards | Award Winners

Mental Health Champions Riverbend Award Honors Mental Health Efforts at Concord Community Music School

The Concord Community Music School is honored to be a recipient of Riverbend Community Mental Health Center’s 2014 Champions For Mental Health Award.   The School received the award for its work to bring the power of music to those who face restrictions of disability, distance, or economic status. 
Posted on: December 2, 2014
Topics: Award Winners

Two NH Nonprofit Organizations Recognized for Exceptional Management Practices

CATCH Neighborhood Housing and Cornerstone VNA have been named the 2014 recipients of The Corporate Fund Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. The Corporate Fund is an initiative of leading New Hampshire corporations in partnership with the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.
Posted on: October 8, 2014
Topics: Award Winners

New Trustees Elected to Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Retiring trustees John Fernandes of Ashland and David Merrill of Weston, MA were honored for their dedicated service. Trustees were also re-elected to the Board of Trustees including Harriet Harris of Dover, MA, Bill Lee of Meredith, Sandy McGinnes of Center Harbor, and Lea A. Stewart of Campton. New trustees elected to the Board were Carl Lehner of Holderness and Patricia Sava of Waterville Valley.
Posted on: September 24, 2014
Topics: Board Announcements | Award Winners

NH Children's Trust named Citizens Bank Champion in Action

On Tuesday, the New Hampshire Children's Trust was named a Champion in Action in the Strengthening Communities category of the Citizens Helping Citizens Strengthen Communities program.
Posted on: July 28, 2014
Topics: Award Winners


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