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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.


Circle Signworx Supports NH Gives through Billboard Donation

Posted on: May 10, 2022
Topics: Collaboration

Manchester NAACP, New Hampshire Community Loan Fund team up to support to minority-owned businesses

Recognizing that small businesses owned by people of color face persistent challenges, the Manchester NAACP and New Hampshire Community Loan Fund are launching a community-based effort to deliver financing and coaching to help those businesses thrive.
Posted on: January 27, 2022
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Richie McFarland Children’s Center and Waypoint plan to merge

On January 1st, 2022, the Richie McFarland Children’s Center (RMCC) and Waypoint, the two providers of early intervention services for Seacoast area children with developmental delays or disabilities, will merge.
Posted on: October 21, 2021
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

KRB Kitchen and Bath Design Sponsors Step Up Parents

Step Up Parents continues to form partnerships with New Hampshire businesses and is pleased to announce proud corporate sponsor, KRB Kitchen and Bath Design Center (KRB).
Posted on: November 10, 2020
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Two Refugee Organizations Unite

The Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success (ORIS) in Manchester has merged with the New American Africans (NAA). Both organizations serve newly resettled refugees and immigrants in New Hampshire and provide assistance, programs, training, resources, and opportunities that promote self-sufficiency, to ease integration.
Posted on: December 16, 2019
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Arts and humanities groups partner on workplace programming

The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts (NHBCA), a statewide organization that promotes the intersection of art and commerce, and New Hampshire Humanities are partnering to promote Humanities @ Work, an initiative to offer NHBCA member businesses the opportunity to bring humanities-based programming into the workplace.
Posted on: March 6, 2019
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Lakes Region Organizations to Join Forces

Two nonprofits with a significant presence in Laconia – Lakes Region Child Care Services and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire – are seriously considering merging so that each can reach more children.
Posted on: February 5, 2019
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Catholic Charities completes acquisition of The CareGivers, Inc.

Catholic Charities New Hampshire has completed the acquisition of the programs and assets held by The CareGivers, Inc., after the Manchester-based nonprofit’s former president and CEO committed suicide earlier this year.
Posted on: November 13, 2018
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Marlboro College’s Center for New Leadership Merges with Common Good Vermont

Marlboro College is pleased to announce that its Center for New Leadership (CNL), providing innovative approaches to leadership for nonprofits throughout Vermont, has merged with Chittenden County–based Common Good Vermont (CGVT). The merger, which will significantly expand CNL’s impact on nonprofits and other mission-driven organizations across the state, was made possible thanks to generous grants from the A.D. Henderson Foundation and the Vermont Community Foundation.
Posted on: October 9, 2018
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Easterseals NH absorbs The Homemakers

Easterseals NH, the Manchester-based nonprofit that oversees a wide range of social service programs throughout New Hampshire and beyond, has announced completion of a merger with The Homemakers Home Health Services of Rochester. The merger took effect on Sept. 1, the organizations said.
Posted on: September 6, 2018
Topics: Collaboration | Expansion | Something New

ESC and ESC Unite! To Better Serve New England's Nonprofits

Executive Service Corps of Northern New England has united with Empower Success Corps of Boston. The new Empower Success Corps will increase efficiencies, expand services, and better serve the nonprofits that help our communities.
Posted on: August 10, 2018
Topics: Collaboration | Expansion | Staff Changes | Something New

NH High Tech Council, Alpha Loft to merge efforts

Alpha Loft, which helps startup companies mature, will be folded into the New Hampshire High Tech Council by year’s end, officials announced Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
Posted on: January 18, 2018
Topics: Collaboration

Goodwin Community Health and Families First Announce Intent to Merge

Goodwin Community Health of Somersworth and Families First Health & Support Center of Portsmouth today announced their intent to merge. The boards of directors of both organizations have unanimously agreed to become one organization by the end of 2017.
Posted on: September 27, 2017
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Volunteer NH and NH Center for Nonprofits Partner on High Impact Volunteer Engagement Program

WASHINGTON - Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) announced that Volunteer New Hampshire (VNH) has received a grant through the Volunteer Generation Fund of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service programs. Volunteer NH will use the Volunteer Generation Fund grant to increase volunteer engagement statewide in New Hampshire, expand volunteer opportunities, and build the capacity of nonprofits to work with volunteers to achieve high-impact results.
Posted on: September 5, 2017
Topics: Collaboration | Funding Awards

Impact Monadnock Merges with Monadnock United Way

Impact Monadnock, an early childhood development initiative in the Monadnock Region, merged with Monadnock United Way (MUW) on July 18, 2017. Founded three years ago, Impact Monadnock (IM) was created in response to research indicating that increasing support for early childhood development can have a powerful impact on the region’s long-term success in areas as broad as child well-being and the ability to graduate and earn a living in this region. 
Posted on: August 22, 2017
Topics: Collaboration | Expansion | Something New

New partnership will expand business education to NH startup farms and fishing

Farm Credit East has provided a grant to the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund to help the Granite State’s small farms and commercial fishing businesses strengthen their business practices.
Posted on: October 26, 2016
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Ribbon Cutting at West Side Neighborhood Health Center

Mayor Ted Gatsas did the honors at the ribbon cutting on September 8 for the West Side Neighborhood Health Center, which is now part of Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC). The Mayor noted that many people on the West Side of Manchester are going to be able to walk to the West Side Neighborhood Health Center.
Posted on: September 16, 2016
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Granite United Way Invests in Manchester’s Mental Health

Granite United Way recently announced a $40,000 grant to Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) to support MCHC’s collaboration with the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and YWCA New Hampshire for mental health treatment and prevention of substance misuse.
Posted on: July 13, 2016
Topics: Collaboration | Funding Awards

New Partnership Links Health, Legal Needs

The NH Medical-Legal Partnership has been formed by the Manchester Community Health Center and NH Legal Assistance in an effort to provide integrated legal and medical services for patients at the health center who need legal assistance.
Posted on: January 25, 2016
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Marjorie Droppa, PhD Joins Monadnock United Way as Interim Program Director for New Early Childhood Development Initiative

Marjorie Droppa, PhD, has been hired as the Interim Program Director for a new Collective Impact initiative focusing on early childhood development in the Monadnock Region. Recently, Impact Monadnock, a local non-profit organization, chose Monadnock United Way (MUW) in partnership with Spark NH to lead this new initiative. 
Posted on: March 11, 2015
Topics: Collaboration | Staff Changes | Something New


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