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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.

 

Current president of NH Bankers Association to succeed longtime NHEEAF exec Rene Drouin

Christiana Thornton, who has been at the helm of the NH Bankers Association since 2011, will take over in October as the new president and CEO of the NHHHEAF Network Organizations, the Concord-based organization that oversees programs and initiatives aimed at supporting students pursuing higher education opportunities.
Posted on: September 18, 2018
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

SATYA Welcomes New Board Members

SATYA Seacoast Area Teachers of Yoga in Action is pleased to welcome three new members to its board of directors including Betsy Haley, Valerie Berezin and Lisa Fredette. SATYA also expresses its thanks to a founding board member, Jeanne Russell, who has retired after 6 years of service.
Posted on: September 10, 2018
Topics: board | Board Announcements | 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

Couch Foundation Hopes to Initiate Systemic Change

With the Upper Valley’s most vulnerable residents — children younger than five years old — losing access to a cornerstone of support, a local family’s philanthropic foundation is responding by shifting tactics.
Posted on: August 23, 2018
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ESC Announces New Board Members and Positions

Empower Success Corps is pleased to announce new officers for the board of directors as well as the appointment of four new members: David Ellis, Maggie Ford, Imran Khalid-Khan and Neil Golden.
Posted on: August 22, 2018
Topics: Board Announcements | 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

Keene Family YMCA Development and Community Impact Director Honored as Extraordinary Woman

The Keene Family YMCA is pleased to announce that Marj Droppa, Development and Community Impact Director, has been named as one of the Monadnock Region’s Extraordinary Women. Marj’s commitment to the YMCA and our community is evident every day.
Posted on: July 30, 2018
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Kevin Peterson Joins CDFA as Director of Economic Development

The Community Development Finance Authority is pleased to welcome Kevin Peterson as the Director of Economic Development. Peterson is an emerging leader in impact investing and brings a depth of experience in grantmaking, program design and implementation in the nonprofit sector.  
Posted on: July 17, 2018
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

The James W. Foley Legacy Foundation Announces the Addition of Two Members to its Board of Directors.

The James W. Foley Legacy Foundation announces the addition of two members to its Board of Directors: Lt. Col. John Foley, brother of slain conflict journalist James Foley, and Peter Bergen, a journalist, author and vice president for global fellows and studies at New America.
Posted on: July 12, 2018
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

Families First dentist receives fellowship award

John Fitzsimons, DMD, a dentist at Families First Dental Center in Portsmouth, received the Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) on June 9 in New Orleans. The award recognizes THE AGD member’s commitment to excellence in dental education.
Posted on: June 25, 2018
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Bellwether President and CEO Michael L’Ecuyer honored for community service

The Moore Center held its signature Garden Party fundraising event on Wednesday, June 20 at the grounds of Brady Sullivan Tower. The annual event is one of the organization’s major fundraisers and also honors a person or persons who have made a positive impact on the greater Manchester community. This year’s honoree was Michael L’Ecuyer, president and CEO of Bellwether Community Credit Union who also received a proclamation from Mayor Joyce Craig. 
Posted on: June 21, 2018
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

CFS names Colleen Ives to role of chief operating officer

Child and Family Services of New Hampshire has named Colleen Ives to the role of chief operating officer. Ives will be responsible for overseeing the full range of direct service programs provided by CFS.
Posted on: June 12, 2018
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Susan C. Ryan Selected as Associate in the Leadership NH Class of 2019

Spaulding Youth Center is excited to announce that CEO & President, Susan C. Ryan, was selected as an Associate in the Leadership New Hampshire Class of 2019. According to Leadership New Hampshire (LNH), 41 Associates have been notified of their selection for the well-respected program.
Posted on: June 12, 2018
Topics: Something New

NH Gives 2018 benefits 257 nonprofits

257 Nonprofits from every corner of New Hampshire rallied 3,989 donors to raise $426,000 for NH Gives 2018. NH Gives – an initiative of the NH Center for Nonprofits – is designed to bring the state together as one community, raising as much money and awareness as possible for New Hampshire’s nonprofits.
Posted on: June 11, 2018
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

CATCH Welcomes New Board Members

CATCH Neighborhood Housing is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its board of directors. At its April meeting, the board unanimously approved the addition of Eric Palson, Suzi Pegg, and Nadine Salley.
Posted on: June 8, 2018
Topics: board | Board Announcements | Something New

City Year New Hampshire Welcomes New Board Members

City Year New Hampshire, an education-focused organization that helps add capacity to high-need Manchester schools, welcomes six new members to its board of directors. Joining the board are Barry Brensinger, Mil Duncan, Lew Feldstein, Mary Heath, Lesa Scott, and Valerie Sununu. 
Posted on: June 5, 2018
Topics: board | Board Announcements | Something New

Community Caregivers Inducts Six New Board Members

Community Caregivers welcomed six new members to their Board of Directors in May, and two current Board members retired. Van Laventure of Chester is Managing Partner of Staff Hunters – Bedford, A Raven Ridge Company. He is a long-time volunteer for Community Caregivers and also serves as Treasurer for the IMA, NH Chapter.  He has also been elected for his first term as Caregivers treasurer.
Posted on: May 31, 2018
Topics: board | Board Announcements | Something New

Hope for NH Recovery Hires Keith Howard as Development Director

Hope for New Hampshire Recovery (HOPE), a nonprofit that provides recovery services and community-based support to people living with substance use disorder, has hired Keith Howard, former executive director of Liberty House in Manchester, as its director of development. 
Posted on: May 23, 2018
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Spaulding Youth Center Welcomes Donna Raycraft to Board of Directors

Spaulding Youth Center is pleased to announce Donna Raycraft has joined its board of directors. Mrs. Raycraft brings over thirty years of work and volunteer experience in health and human services to her new role.
Posted on: May 18, 2018
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

Diane Fitzpatrick Joins St. Mary’s Bank Board of Directors

St. Mary’s Bank welcomes Diane Fitzpatrick as its newest board member, the credit union announced at its 109th Annual Shareholder’s Meeting April 11. Fitzpatrick was elected to a three-year term on the board of directors.
Posted on: April 25, 2018
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

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