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St. Mary Bank Makes $10,000 Donation to Support Nashua PAL Youth Safe Haven Renovations

St. Mary’s Bank recently made a $10,000 donation to Nashua PAL (Police Athletic League) to help with the major remodeling of its Youth Safe Haven building on Ash Street. 
Posted on: April 22, 2020
Topics: Funding Awards

St. Mary’s Bank Donates $25,000 to Support NH Hospitals and Healthcare Workers

St. Mary’s Bank recently committed $25,000 to’s Challenge Match, a collaborative effort by four New Hampshire hospitals to raise funds for COVID-19-related expenses such as personal protective equipment (PPE), offsite surge care areas, and staff support.
Posted on: April 17, 2020
Topics: Funding Awards

21 organizations to receive first $500K of $1M committed by Tufts Health Plan Foundation for COVID-19 Response

Tufts Health Plan Foundation has identified the first 21 organizations to receive support from the $1 million it has committed to community efforts on behalf of older people affected by coronavirus in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut. "This first wave of funding addresses one of the most pressing concerns facing older people-food insecurity," said Tom Croswell, Tufts Health Plan president and CEO. "These organizations are working on the front lines to meet critical needs and are well-positioned to respond to emerging priorities. Our communities depend on them, now more than ever."
Posted on: March 27, 2020
Topics: Funding Awards

Waypoint SleepOut raises over $342,000 to aid homeless youth

The Waypoint 2020 SleepOut to raise awareness and funds to aid New Hampshire’s homeless youth was held this past Friday and Saturday (3/20-21). This year, in response to the coronavirus, the event was changed from community gatherings under open air tents in downtown Manchester and Exeter, to a virtual sleepout.  Approximately 120 participants slept out at home while their fundraising campaigns continued online, and sleepers shared photos on social media using the hashtag #NoRestUntil. Governor Chris Sununu, Manchester Mayor Joyce Craig, Congressman Chris Pappas, and Senator Maggie Hassan were among those who participated in and supported the event remotely this year.
Posted on: March 23, 2020
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

Friends of Aine Center for Grieving Children and Families Receives Grief Reach Grant from the New York Life Foundation

 The Friends of Aine Center for Grieving Children and Families is proud to announce the receipt of a $20,000 Grief Reach IT Capacity Building Grant from the New York Life Foundation. Funds will be used to establish a robust information technology infrastructure that will allow the organization to better support families and volunteers and improve engagement with its donors, partners and foundations.
Posted on: March 13, 2020
Topics: Funding Awards

Waypoint's SleepOut receives support from TD Charitable Foundation

The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, confronts one of America’s most inconvenient truths, youth homelessness, with a gift of $25,000 to The Waypoint SleepOut. The gift comes as part of the foundation’s commitment to giving back to the community.
Posted on: February 27, 2020
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

Spaulding Youth Center Honored with $10,000 Grant from Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism

Spaulding Youth Center is thrilled to announce it has been honored with a grant of $10,000.00 from the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism. The grant will directly support Spaulding’s initiative to implement a physical fitness program for students with autism.
Posted on: February 19, 2020
Topics: Funding Awards

Clowes Fund Grants Over $3 Million

The Clowes Fund, Inc., a family foundation established in Indianapolis in 1952, has announced its grant distributions for the 2019 funding cycle. More than $3 million was distributed to 90 nonprofit organizations in eight states, including more than $1.1 million in New England.
Posted on: February 11, 2020
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Grants Nearly $3.2 Million in Operating Support to Nonprofits

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has made $3,180,000 in grants through its Community Grants Program to support the operations of 68 nonprofits serving New Hampshire communities.
Posted on: January 17, 2020
Topics: Funding Awards

Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success Named Citizens Bank Champion in Action

Representatives from the Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success—a nonprofit aiding in the resettlement of refugee and immigrant groups—were on hand Tuesday to receive the 2020 Champion in Action award in the category of inclusion and equality. Champions in Action is a program that partners the New Hampshire Union Leader with Citizens Bank to award $35,000 in an unrestricted grant to nonprofits that address social concerns.
Posted on: January 15, 2020
Topics: Funding Awards | Award Winners

NH Children’s Health Foundation awards $149,000 in Fall grant round

In November the New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation awarded grants to five organizations. Recipients include Gather, NH Fiscal Policy Institute, NH Oral Health Coalition, the Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success (ORIS) and the UNH Carsey School of Public Policy.
Posted on: December 17, 2019
Topics: Funding Awards

Spaulding Youth Center Honored with Grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation to Host Campus Event

Spaulding Youth Center is excited to announce it was honored with the At-Risk Children grant from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF). The grant included a storytelling event with one of CLiF’s professional storytellers, a discussion on the importance of reading together, tips for helping children develop strong literacy skills, a new onsite library of children’s books and two new books for each student.
Posted on: December 5, 2019
Topics: Funding Awards

CATCH Receives $25,000 Grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

CATCH Neighborhood Housing has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation. The grant is part of $1 million in funding the Tufts Health Plan Foundation is donating to area non-profits that are focused on health equity and the social determinants of health in honor of Tufts Health Plan’s 40th anniversary and its longstanding tradition of giving back to the community.
Posted on: October 10, 2019
Topics: Funding Awards

Manchester nonprofits get $450K to help homeless domestic violence and sexual assault survivors

Two Queen City-based organizations have been awarded $450,000 in federal funding to launch a transitional housing program for homeless survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Posted on: October 4, 2019
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

Seacoast Health Centers Earn Quality Awards

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will award $137,250 to Greater Seacoast Community Health, a network of community health centers that includes Families First Health & Support Center in Portsmouth, Goodwin Community Health in Somersworth, and Lilac City Pediatrics in Rochester.
Posted on: September 26, 2019
Topics: Funding Awards

NH Audubon Receives $24,479 of Life Grant from Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation for Improving Center Accessibility for Visitors

NH Audubon is proud to announce that it has been awarded $24,479 as part of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) High Impact Priority Quality of Life Grants and Direct Effect grants cycles.
Posted on: September 12, 2019
Topics: Funding Awards

Abenaqui Golfers Give Record-Setting Donation

When the Women’s Golf League at Abenaqui Country Club began donating a portion of proceeds from their annual Pink Day Tournament to help Families First Health and Support Center in 2011, the donation came to $1,800. This summer, the Pink Day group donated more than six times that amount – $10,960 – bringing the league’s total donations over eight years to $45,000.
Posted on: August 13, 2019
Topics: Funding Awards

St. Mary’s Bank Supports Boys & Girls Club of Manchester Renovation

The Boys & Girls Club of Manchester recently announced the public phase of their capital campaign, More Kids, Brighter Futures aimed at renovating facilities and creating new space to help more youth. St. Mary’s Bank was among the first to kick-start the campaign with a $30,000 donation.
Posted on: July 23, 2019
Topics: Funding Awards

Foundation awards $600,000 in spring grant round

The New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation recently awarded grants to eight projects designed to improve children’s health. Recipients include Catholic Charities/NH Food Bank, Fair Food Network, Gather, Grow Nashua, UNH Sustainability Network, North Country Health Consortium and UNH Institute for Health Policy and Practice.
Posted on: July 2, 2019
Topics: Funding Awards

CDFA Awards $5 Million in Tax Credits to New Hampshire Nonprofits

The New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) announced today it has awarded $5 million in tax credits to projects throughout New Hampshire. The funds will have a significant impact on initiatives that advance local community economic development goals, capacity building for the New Hampshire nonprofit sector and support for economic development across the state.
Posted on: June 19, 2019
Topics: Funding Awards


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