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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 Announcements of upcoming events should be submitted to the community calendar.


Squam Lakes Natural Science Center 2015 Annual Meeting and Horizon Award

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center held their 2015 Annual Meeting for members on Saturday, August 8 at the Water Matters Pavilion, which will open in May 2016.
Posted on: August 31, 2015
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Dr. Yvonne Goldsberry Appointed Endowment for Health President

The Endowment for Health Board of Directors voted unanimously to appoint Yvonne Goldsberry, PhD, MPH, MSUP, as the foundation’s next president, effective September 15.
Posted on: August 21, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Stay Work Play Announces 2015 Rising Stars Awards Finalists

Organizers for the Rising Stars Awards, an initiative of Stay Work Play and in partnership with New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR), are pleased to announce the keynote speaker and finalists for the 2015 event, which will be held on Oct. 5, at the Space Entertainment Center in Hooksett.
Posted on: August 20, 2015
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CATCH President to Serve as NNEHIF’s Vice Chair

CATCH Neighborhood Housing is pleased to announce that its President, Rosemary M. Heard, has accepted the position as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Northern New England Housing Investment Fund.
Posted on: August 11, 2015
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

Endowment for Health Awards More than $500,000 in Grants

The Endowment for Health, New Hampshire’s largest health foundation, announced grant awards of more than $500,000 for the quarter.  Ten grants were made to support a variety of health-related projects.
Posted on: August 4, 2015
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

CATCH Neighborhood Housing Awarded CDFA Tax Credits

CATCH Neighborhood Housing is one of 16 organizations to be awarded funds through the Community Development Finance Authority Tax Credit Program. CATCH was awarded $400,000 in tax credits to create a new home for CATCH to serve their clients by providing a safe, private and secure space to for individual counseling, homeownership and financial education workshops and classes.
Posted on: July 30, 2015
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Library Director Appointed at the New Hampahire Historical Society

Bill Dunlap, president of the New Hampshire Historical Society, is pleased to announce that Sarah Galligan, a member of the Society's staff since October 2013, has been promoted to the position of library director.
Posted on: June 30, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Marjorie Droppa, PhD, Named Full Time Project Director for Impact Monadnock Early Childhood Development Initiative

The Board of Directors of Impact Monadnock has named Marjorie Droppa, PhD, the Project Director for a new Collective Impact initiative focusing on early childhood development in the Monadnock Region. 
Posted on: May 27, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Trustees & Officers Elected to the Board of the NH Historical Society

The New Hampshire Historical Society has elected James L. Garvin of Pembroke, Michael R. Reopel of Hillsborough, and Philip Zea of Norwich, Vermont, as new members to its board of trustees. Trustees elected to additional terms are David M. Sundman of Littleton, William P. Veillette of Amherst, and Bert R. Whittemore of Pembroke.
Posted on: May 11, 2015
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

Event to Honor Jackson and the Nonprofit Sector

Outgoing CEO, Mary Ellen Jackson, who is recognized for leading a movement to unite and elevate the status of the nonprofit sector in New Hampshire for the past ten years, will be among the honorees at the annual Nonprofit Impact Night on May 18th to be held at the Executive Court Banquet Facility.
Posted on: April 23, 2015
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HNH Foundation Announces Election of New Members to the Board of Directors

The HNH Foundation, New Hampshire’s children’s health funder, has elected three new members to the Board of Directors:  Ms. Pamela J. Brown of Moultonborough, Dr. Kathleen Mongan Thies of Bedford, and State Representative John B. Hunt of Rindge.
Posted on: March 19, 2015
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

Program for Families with a Chronically Ill Child Gets New Coordinator

Kerry Murchie has joined Families First Health & Support Center as coordinator of Partners in Health, a program for families who have a child with a chronic illness.
Posted on: March 12, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Marjorie Droppa, PhD Joins Monadnock United Way as Interim Program Director for New Early Childhood Development Initiative

Marjorie Droppa, PhD, has been hired as the Interim Program Director for a new Collective Impact initiative focusing on early childhood development in the Monadnock Region. Recently, Impact Monadnock, a local non-profit organization, chose Monadnock United Way (MUW) in partnership with Spark NH to lead this new initiative. 
Posted on: March 11, 2015
Topics: Collaboration | Staff Changes | Something New

Finalists Selected for Nonprofit Renovations

A volunteer organization that helps New Hampshire nonprofit organizations improve their facilities is looking for its next makeover project.
Posted on: March 9, 2015
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Community Bridges is First in NH Awarded National CQL Accreditation for Excellence in Person-Centered Services

Community Bridges, a leading non-profit organization committed to advancing the integration, growth and interdependence of people with disabilities within their home communities, today announced that it is the first New Hampshire organization to achieve Quality Assurances Accreditation by the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).
Posted on: March 6, 2015
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Attorney Kathryn Cox Joining NHLA

New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) is pleased to announce the recent hire of Kathryn Cox as a staff attorney at the NHLA Manchester office. NHLA staff and board members conducted an extensive search for this position and were impressed with Cox’s experience and passion for helping low-income clients find equal justice before the law.
Posted on: February 17, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

March of Dimes New England Awards Grant for Trainings on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

The NH Alcohol and other Drug Service Providers Association has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the March of Dimes New England Chapter to conduct trainings for prenatal care providers in an effort to reduce fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. According to the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NO FAS), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) affects 1 in 100 live births or as many as 40,000 infants each year. That is more than Spina Bifida, Down Syndrome and Muscular Dystrophy combined.
Posted on: February 17, 2015
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

New Hampshire Legal Assistance Hires Communications and Outreach Manager

New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) and the Campaign for Legal Services (CLS) are pleased to announce the recent hire of Sarah Palermo of Concord as Communications & Outreach Manager.
Posted on: January 29, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

New Futures Names Kate Frey as Advocacy Director

After eleven years as the Policy Administrator / Legislative Liaison at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) – Division of Public Health Services, Kate Frey will become the Advocacy Director at New Futures. Kate has also served as the Coordinator for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program at DHHS and as Executive Director of the State of New Hampshire Commission on the Status of Women.
Posted on: January 26, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

NH Audubon Receives Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

NH Audubon is proud to announce it has received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, an independent national service that evaluates charities based on their financial health, accountability and transparency. This rating places NH Audubon in the list of top performing environmental and conservation organizations in the country, as rated by Charity Navigator.
Posted on: January 15, 2015
Topics: Something New


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