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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.

 

Spaulding Academy & Family Services Expands Leadership Team

Spaulding Academy & Family Services has named Meaghan Emmons, MBA, its Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Posted on: June 27, 2022
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

NH Gives Raises More Than $3 Million for Third Year in A Row

Granite Staters came together to contribute $3.5 million to local nonprofits during the state’s single largest day of giving
Posted on: June 15, 2022
Topics: Something New

Step Up Parents awarded Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund $5,000 grant for 2022

Seacoast-based nonprofit Step Up Parents received a generous $5,000 grant from the Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund to continue its mission to provide financial support to kinship families resulting from parental addiction in New Hampshire. 
Posted on: June 6, 2022
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

CATCH Neighborhood Housing Announces Two New Board Members

CATCH Neighborhood Housing is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its board of directors. At its March meeting, the board approved the addition of Greg Chakmakas and Greg Lessard. 
Posted on: June 6, 2022
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

The Andres Institute of Art Announces New Board Member

The Andres Institute of Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Favermann of Brookline, Massachusetts to our Board of Directors.
Posted on: June 6, 2022
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

NH Audubon Welcomes Six New Board Members

NH Audubon is happy to welcome six new members to its Board of Trustees, growing the size of the board from 11 to 14.
Posted on: June 6, 2022
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

Spaulding Academy & Family Services Names Lavallee Principal and Director of Special Education

Spaulding Academy & Family Services has promoted Garrett Lavallee, MEd, of Meredith to Principal and Director of Special Education.
Posted on: June 6, 2022
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

NH Gives is Back: 24-hour online fundraising event to benefit hundreds of area nonprofits and causes

NH Gives — New Hampshire's largest online fundraising event for nonprofits — returns on June 7-8 with an unprecedented opportunity to donate to hundreds of nonprofit organizations doing great work in New Hampshire communities. Last year, more than 14,000 donors gave $3.8 million to 584 nonprofit organizations in just 24 hours. This year, close to 600 nonprofits will participate, sharing their stories of impact and asking Granite Staters to once again dig deep to help fund critical work in communities across the state. 
Posted on: June 2, 2022
Topics: Something New

NH Center for Nonprofits Announces Graduates of Hoffman-Haas Fellowship

Twenty new graduates completed the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship, a nonprofit board leadership program of the NH Center for Nonprofits. Each of the graduating Hoffman-Haas Fellows received mentoring from an experienced board member and attended workshops with nationally recognized experts on topics of fiscal strategy, sustainability, fundraising, and governance.
Posted on: May 18, 2022
Topics: Something New

NH Business Review Readers Name St. Mary’s Bank Best Credit Union 2022

St. Mary’s Bank was awarded best credit union in New Hampshire by NH Business Review’s 2022 Best of Business (BOB) reader’s survey. More than 4,700 NH Business Review readers voted online to select this year’s 100 best business-to-business services in a range of industries.
Posted on: March 22, 2022
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Nonprofits Invited to Participate in NH Gives set to take place June 7-8

Hundreds of nonprofits are expected to participate in NH Gives - an initiative of the NH Center for Nonprofits - a powerful, statewide, 24-hour online fundraising event that is designed to build community, connect donors to local nonprofits and generate excitement about the nonprofit sector. “We’re encouraging nonprofits across New Hampshire to be part of the state’s largest day-of-giving,” said Kathleen Reardon, CEO of the NH Center for Nonprofits. “Nonprofits continue to step up to meet the needs of our communities and NH Gives provides a unique opportunity to galvanize support for them.” NH Gives provides nonprofits from every corner of New Hampshire with a platform to draw attention to their missions and let potential donors know how they can help in their own communities. Any 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit serving New Hampshire communities can participate in the day. Eligible organizations must register on www.NHGives.org prior to May 23.  Registered nonprofits receive training and marketing support. Now in its seventh year, NH Gives has raised more than $8.7 million since it started, connecting thousands of donors with hundreds of nonprofits.
Posted on: February 24, 2022
Topics: Something New

Step Up Parents Awarded Grant from Meredith Village Savings Bank Fund for Second Year

Step Up Parents kicked off 2022 receiving another $5,000 grant from the Meredith Village Savings Bank Fund. This grant will support the nonprofit’s mission of offering financial assistance to relative caregivers in New Hampshire who are raising the children of parents with substance use disorder. 
Posted on: February 17, 2022
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

Mary Ann Kristiansen awarded the 2021 Social Innovation Leader Award

The Entrepreneurs Fund of New Hampshire (EFNH), a donor-advised fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, has recognized Mary Ann Kristiansen, executive director for the Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship, with its 2021 Social Innovation Leader Award.
Posted on: February 14, 2022
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Spaulding Academy & Family Services Announces Three Spirit Award Winners

Spaulding Academy & Family Services is pleased to announce the winners of its monthly Spaulding Spirit awards for the fourth quarter of 2021: Donnelle Combs – October, Kristin Cain – November, and Nichole Brizer – December. Nominated by their fellow employees, these staff members are recognized for modeling the spirit of the organization and inspiring their peers with their energy and dedication.
Posted on: February 4, 2022
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

The Music Hall Announces New Director of Development, Mary Beth Johnson

In January, The Music Hall welcomed a new Director of Development, Mary Beth Johnson. She relocated from Winston-Salem, North Carolina to join The Music Hall. “I fell in love with Portsmouth when I visited family over the summer and was absolutely delighted to be invited to join The Music Hall’s first-rate team. The Music Hall is a magical place, and I’m honored to be a part of such a vibrant cultural gem.”
Posted on: February 2, 2022
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

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

Auburn Zaudke Joins St. Mary’s Bank as Business Development and Retail Sales Manager

St. Mary’s Bank is pleased to welcome new hire Auburn Zaudke as business development and retail sales manager at its new Portsmouth office, for which the opening is scheduled January 24, 2022. In this role, Zaudke will oversee the daily operations of the branch, providing support and guidance to staff and ensuring excellent member service. Additionally, she will be active in the community and responsible for business development in the seacoast area.
Posted on: January 19, 2022
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Marchant, Hawkes join NH Community Loan Fund staff

The New Hampshire Community Loan is happy to announce two new staff members.
Posted on: January 19, 2022
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Step Up Parents raises $17,463 at 10th Annual Spinning Generosity!

Step Up Parents entered the holiday season in high spirits. The nonprofit recently participated in its first Spinning Generosity, an annual weeklong fundraising event hosted by Portsmouth fitness guru Liz Forkel of LizFit.  This year, the event raised over $119,000 for seven local nonprofits.
Posted on: January 19, 2022
Topics: Something New

Ogunquit Playhouse Welcomes New Development Director Janet Clarkson Davis

Ogunquit Playhouse is pleased to welcome Janet Clarkson Davis in the role of Development Director. Throughout her 27 years in the nonprofit sector, Davis has provided capital and annual campaign consulting, strategic planning, and governance services to a multitude of arts and cultural clients, most recently as founding principal of the consulting firm Clarkson Davis.
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Topics: board | Board Announcements | Something New

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