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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 info@nhnonprofits.org. Announcements of upcoming events should be submitted to the community calendar.


Families First announces Portsmouth relocation and service expansion

Families First Health and Support Center, Portsmouth’s community health center, plans to increase its capacity to offer new programs and serve more people by moving to Greenleaf Woods Drive next year. 
Posted on: November 16, 2020
Topics: Expansion | Something New

CATCH Prepares to Open First Food Pantry

CATCH Neighborhood Housing is pleased to share that it will be opening its first Community Choice Food Pantry to serve two of its Concord properties in early 2020.
Posted on: November 26, 2019
Topics: Expansion | Something New

New office space for City Year NH and Housing for AmeriCorps Members serving Manchester

Manchester residents Matt and Jody Wilhelm, members of Make It Better LLC, purchased the vacant building at 99-101 Manchester St. — the former site of Serenity Place — last month, and Wednesday held a launch party of sorts to discuss the plan for the site, which includes new office space for City Year New Hampshire and dormitory-style housing for AmeriCorps members serving in Greater Manchester.
Posted on: November 14, 2019
Topics: Expansion | Something New

Girls at Work plans move into FIRST headquarters

Girls at Work Inc., the award-winning nonprofit organization that empowers girls through woodworking in after-school and summer camp programs, has announced plans to move its workshop to the headquarters of FIRST, the international student robotics program, in the Manchester Millyard.
Posted on: April 11, 2019
Topics: Expansion | 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

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

NH Nonprofit News Website Starts to Find Its Footing

In the wake of digital era disruption of traditional newspapers and media, the growth of nonprofit news organizations is taking hold not only in the country but around the world. In nearby Vermont and Maine, VTDigger and Pine Tree Watchdog are covering their respective state houses with intense focus. In Nevada, nationally known political reporter Jon Ralston recently launched Nevada Independent to cover the state’s legislature and politics in the critical swing state.
Posted on: March 20, 2017
Topics: Expansion | Award Winners | Something New

The Annie E. Casey Foundation names New Futures New Hampshire's Kids Count Grantee

New Futures, a state-wide health policy and advocacy organization, will continue to advance their mission of improving the health and wellness of all Granite Staters through their newest initiative: New Futures KIDS COUNT.
Posted on: March 7, 2017
Topics: Expansion | Something New

Addiction Recovery Center to Open in Downtown Dover

SOS Recovery plans to open a new center for addiction recovery in downtown Dover and is inviting the public to learn more at an informational session later this month.
Posted on: February 10, 2017
Topics: Expansion | Something New

Hope for NH Recovery Set to Open Three New Community Recovery Centers Across NH

Seeing firsthand the positive impact being made by its community recovery centers in Manchester, Newport and Concord, Hope for NH Recovery is now expanding its services across New Hampshire and opening three new community recovery centers in the next several weeks.
Posted on: July 12, 2016
Topics: Expansion | Something New

Farnum Center receives $1.6 million grant

The Farnum Center highlighted success stories from people who have benefited from donations to the facility and announced a grant topping $1 million at Wednesday night’s annual fundraising dinner.
Posted on: May 24, 2016
Topics: Expansion | Funding Awards

Manchester Community Health Center & Child Health Services Combine Operations

Citing enhanced comprehensive services to clients and greater cost savings, Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) and Child Health Services (CHS) announced today that their organizations will become one operation effective 11/1/14.
Posted on: October 29, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Expansion

SNHU Continues to Innovate with College for America

Employers everywhere now have a new option for providing career advancement opportunities for their employees. Southern NH University, seeing the growing desire for alternatives to traditional degree programs began focusing its innovative thinkers on competency-based education. The result is College for America.
Posted on: September 30, 2014
Topics: Expansion | Something New

Exciting Plans for the Women’s Fund of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Women’s Initiative

The Women’s Fund of New Hampshire and New Hampshire Women’s Initiative are pleased to share they plan to merge the two organizations by the end of 2014. With nearly 100 years of shared history, the united organization will be stronger in its shared mission: to promote opportunity and equality for women and girls through research, education, grant-making, and advocacy.
Posted on: August 1, 2014
Topics: Expansion | Staff Changes | Something New

Common Good Ventures & Institute for Civic Leadership Announce Intent to Merge

Merger promises to continue and expand the work done by both to strengthen communities in Northern New England, by strengthening the effectiveness of leaders and organizations.
Posted on: May 21, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Expansion | Something New

Mount Washington Observatory Completes Capital Campaign for ‘Extreme Mount Washington’

Mount Washington Observatory is proud to announce the successful completion of its capital campaign to build ‘Extreme Mount Washington,’ a high-tech, educational experience on the summit of Mount Washington, New Hampshire. The nonprofit scientific research and educational institution has been planning and fundraising for the complete renovation of its mountaintop museum since 2010, and the fully re-imagined attraction is expected to provide the most significant improvement to the summit visitor experience in decades.
Posted on: January 15, 2014
Topics: Expansion

New Nonprofit Board Members: A Rare Commodity

In this 50th anniversary year of John F. Kennedy’s death, many of the former president’s best-loved quotes are being bandied about, including perhaps his most famous: "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country." In January 2014, the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits will launch the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship, an initiative that not only speaks to Kennedy’s call for volunteerism, but illustrates another of his observations: “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”
Posted on: November 18, 2013
Topics: Expansion

Mount Washington Observatory Announces New Autumn Day Trips with the Mt. Washington Cog Railway

The nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory is proud to announce its newest educational offering: Autumn day trips to the summit of Mount Washington featuring round-trip transportation on the historic Mt. Washington Cog Railway and a full day, expert-guided exploration of the Northeast's tallest peak. The trips will be offered September 13 and September 20, 2013.
Posted on: August 16, 2013
Topics: Collaboration | Expansion | Something New

Mary Vallier-Kaplan Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

Concord - Public health pioneer, Mary Vallier-Kaplan, has been awarded the Roger Fossum Award for Lifetime Achievement in Public Health. Kaplan, a Peterborough resident and interim president at the Endowment for Health, brings a passion and commitment to public health that has been evident for the entire span of her career.
Posted on: September 12, 2012
Topics: Expansion


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