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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.

 

Angie's Place women's shelter converting to apartments

Angie’s Place, the former women-only shelter operated by New Horizons, will be converted into small apartments that will be leased out to homeless people under the Housing First model, leaders of Families in Transition said Tuesday.
Posted on: January 16, 2020
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Friends of Aine Names Joseph Murray as Chairman of the Board

Friends of Aine Center for Grieving Children and Families is proud to announce that Joseph Murray has accepted the position of Chairman of the Board. Joe is the Vice President of Government Relations and Public Affairs for Fidelity Investments’ regional center in Merrimack, NH.
Posted on: January 7, 2020
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

Nashua chamber names former Stay Work Play CEO as president

Former Stay Work Play CEO Kate Luczko has been named president and chief executive officer of the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce, its board announced Monday.
Posted on: December 30, 2019
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

NH Humane Society Names New Director

After a nationwide search, the NH Humane Society (NHHS) in Laconia hired Charles Stanton as its executive director. Stanton, who has a lifelong passion for animal welfare, made the nearly 3,000-mile journey from Washington State to join NHHS. He most recently served as executive director of the Yakima Humane Society and started his new role at NHHS on Dec. 9.
Posted on: December 20, 2019
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Doris Theberge Receives Spaulding Youth Center’s Spaulding Spirit Award

Spaulding Youth Center is pleased to present the Spaulding Spirit Award to Doris Theberge, Clinician Therapist. This peer-nominated recognition is presented at each quarterly staff meeting to one employee who exemplifies Spaulding Spirit and makes peers proud to be working by their side.Spaulding Youth Center is pleased to present the Spaulding Spirit Award to Doris Theberge, Clinician Therapist. This peer-nominated recognition is presented at each quarterly staff meeting to one employee who exemplifies Spaulding Spirit and makes peers proud to be working by their side.
Posted on: December 19, 2019
Topics: Award Winners | 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

Sharron McCarthy named new CEO of Girls Inc. of New Hampshire

Sharron McCarthy, who has been at the helm of McLean Communications for over 20 yeas, will be stepping down from the job to take over as the new CEO of Girls Inc. of New Hampshire.
Posted on: November 27, 2019
Topics: Staff Changes | 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

Scott Isbrandt named by Ascentria Care Alliance as VP of Transitional Services

Ascentria Care Alliance, one of the largest human service nonprofits in New England, announced it has hired Scott Isbrandt as Vice President of Transitional Services.
Posted on: October 15, 2019
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce Announces New Board Appointment

Congratulations to Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, PA Supervisor Brieanna Pettengill, CPA who will serve on the 2020 executive team as Treasurer for the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce. Brieanna joined the LMR team in 2011, overseeing many of the firm’s nonprofit, HUD and affordable housing audits.
Posted on: October 9, 2019
Topics: board | Board Announcements | Something New

Seacoast Science Center receives commendation from Governor Sununu

Governor Chris Sununu and the NH Executive Council presented the Seacoast Science Center (SSC) a commendation for its dedication to marine education and for being an invaluable resource for the protection of NH's coastline. The commendation was presented during the NH Executive Council meeting which was held at the science center on October 2, 2019.
Posted on: October 8, 2019
Topics: Something New

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

After Nationwide Search, NHPR Selects Former WNYC Exec as New CEO

Jim Schachter will take over as CEO of New Hampshire Public Radio, the station announced Monday, succeeding former chief executive Betsy Gardella, who resigned abruptly last October. Schachter previously held the top news executive position at WNYC, the country’s largest public media station. In his role there, he oversaw programs including On the MediaThe Brian Lehrer Show and Radio Rookies. Before joining WNYC, Schachter spent nearly 17 years at the New York Times, where he held the position of associate managing editor.
Posted on: September 26, 2019
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

New provider joins Families First, Goodwin health centers

Family Nurse Practitioner Kelly Moore, APRN, NP-C, has joined Greater Seacoast Community Health. She will see children and adults at both Goodwin Community Health in Somersworth and Families First Health & Support Center in Portsmouth.
Posted on: September 26, 2019
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Forest Society Appoints Jack Savage as President

The Board of Trustees of the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is pleased to announce that it has selected Jack Savage of Middleton, New Hampshire, as the organization’s fifth President. Savage will succeed Jane A. Difley upon her retirement on September 30, 2019.
Posted on: September 16, 2019
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Clowes Fund Announces Officers and Directors

Indianapolis, IN – Members of The Clowes Fund, Inc. met recently in Indianapolis and elected the following as directors and officers: Jonathan J. Clowes, Cushing, Maine, President; Edith H. Bowles, Washington D.C., Vice President; Alec Wheeler Clowes, Oakland, California, Treasurer; and Samuel C. Huneke, Washington, D.C., Secretary. In addition, the members elected Executive Director Elizabeth A. Casselman, Brownsburg, Indiana, as Assistant Secretary and Program Manager Erin M. Trisler, Indianapolis, Indiana, as Assistant Treasurer.
Posted on: September 3, 2019
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

Crotched Mountain Foundation to have new president, CEO

The Crotched Mountain Foundation has named a new president and CEO who is due to start in the position this fall, the charitable organization announced Wednesday morning.
Posted on: August 20, 2019
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

FIT-NH’s Beauregard to succeed Gammon at helm of Easterseals

Maureen Beauregard, founder and longtime president of Families in Transition-New Horizons, will be taking over as president and CEO of Easterseals this fall, succeeding another longtime New Hampshire nonprofit leader, Larry Gammon.
Posted on: August 20, 2019
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

New Leadership Announced for the Monadnock Regional Coordinating Council for Community Transportation

A diverse group of stakeholders enable the MRCC to address the vital need for access to transportation, which was identified as a pressing problem in Southwest New Hampshire.
Posted on: August 12, 2019
Topics: board | Board Announcements | Something New

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