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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
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Boston-Area Billboards Push Message on Nonprofit Overhead

“Along major roadways in the Boston area, including the Southeast Expressway, Interstate 95, Interstate 495, and Route 1, the Charity Defense Council — its motto is ‘We fight for the people who fight for the people’ — recently put up billboards that read, ‘Don’t ask if a charity has low overhead. Ask if it has big impact.’”
Posted on: January 15, 2015
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New Process for NH CDFA Tax Credits

NH CDFA is implementing a new process for nonprofits looking to participate in the CDFA Tax Credit Program.
Posted on: December 18, 2014
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New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits Launches CEO Search

The New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits announced today the launch of a national search for Chief Executive Officer. The Center is a statewide organization that strengthens and gives voice to the nonprofit sector through leadership, collaboration and learning opportunities.
Posted on: December 15, 2014
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NH Community Mental Health Centers Reach Payment Reform Agreement

The NH Community Behavioral Health Association today announced that nine of NH’s community mental health centers have reached a contract agreement with Beacon Health Strategies, the behavioral health management partner for Well Sense Health Plan, one of two managed care organizations contracted with the State of New Hampshire to administer aspects of the Medicaid system.  The agreement marks an historic shift in health care reimbursement, as it moves away from a fee for service payment model to a new payment structure focused more on patient specific needs.
Posted on: December 4, 2014
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New Hampshire Non-Profit Professional Development Organizations Merge

Two leading non-profit professional development organizations, New Hampshire’sCouncil on Fundraising (CONFR) and the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Northern New EnglandChapter (AFP-NNE) have formally agreed to merge their operations to serve professional and volunteer
Posted on: December 1, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Grant to NH Audubon to Support Bat Survey Project

There is great concern in the Northeast about the significant drop in local bat populations due to White-nose Syndrome (WNS). Little brown bats have declined by 99% in New Hampshire due to WNS and more information is needed to assess the population of all eight bat species in the state.
Posted on: November 18, 2014
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

NH Audubon Centennial Gala and Auction Raises Over $44,000 for Conservation and Education

New Hampshire Audubon (NHA) celebrated the grand finale of its centennial year with a sell-out crowd at a festive gala, which raised more than $44,000 to support the nonprofit organization’s local conservation and education efforts. The gala, held Saturday, November 8, 2014, was themed Soaring into the Next Century, and was enjoyed by more than 140 friends and supporters at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester. 
Posted on: November 14, 2014
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Dr. Yvonne Goldsberry Joins Endowment for Health as Vice President for Programs

The Endowment for Health is pleased to welcome Yvonne Goldsberry, PhD, MPH, MSUP, as the foundation’s Vice President for Programs.  For more than a decade, Dr. Goldsberry has been engaged in New Hampshire’s public and private sector health environments.  She brings more than 25 years of experience in health policy and planning, as well as strong knowledge of the major social and economic influences on the health of vulnerable populations.  Dr. Goldsberry will be joining the Endowment in early December.
Posted on: November 6, 2014
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Campaign for Legal Services Announces New Leader

The Campaign for Legal Services announced that Attorney Emily Gray Rice will become Campaign Chair.  Attorney Rice will lead the Campaign’s volunteer fundraising committee, the Campaign Leadership Council.
Posted on: October 8, 2014
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John Hoffman Profile in Business Monadnock

Business Monadnock magazine profiled John Hoffman, a fixture of the Monadnock region, NH's nonprofit community, and one of the philanthropists for which the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship is named.
Posted on: October 6, 2014
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SNHU Continues to Innovate with College for America

Employers everywhere now have a new option for providing career advancement opportunities for their employees. Southern NH University, seeing the growing desire for alternatives to traditional degree programs began focusing its innovative thinkers on competency-based education. The result is College for America.
Posted on: September 30, 2014
Topics: Expansion | Something New

Families First Grateful for Portsmouth Hospital’s Support

Portsmouth Regional Hospital has added a new dimension to its longstanding support of Families First Health and Support Center, earmarking $60,000 of the $222,000 it will donate to Families First this year to subsidize three dental programs. The money will help Families First expand access to dental care for senior citizens and also maintain its mobile dental program and school-based dental program.
Posted on: September 24, 2014
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

Summit Keynote Challenges NH to Ditch “Leadership as Usual”

With her inspired ideas and fierce persistence, Majora Carter managed to bring the South Bronx its first open-waterfront park in 60 years. And she did it by seeing the Bronx through a whole new lens which sparked an unbelievable reaction.
Posted on: August 14, 2014
Topics: Something New

Exciting Plans for the Women’s Fund of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Women’s Initiative

The Women’s Fund of New Hampshire and New Hampshire Women’s Initiative are pleased to share they plan to merge the two organizations by the end of 2014. With nearly 100 years of shared history, the united organization will be stronger in its shared mission: to promote opportunity and equality for women and girls through research, education, grant-making, and advocacy.
Posted on: August 1, 2014
Topics: Expansion | Staff Changes | Something New

4 North Country Hospitals Take Step Toward Affiliation

Four North Country hospitals have agreed to a blueprint that would bring them together under an umbrella organization – a move that officials say isn’t a merger but an affiliation agreement.
Posted on: July 22, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

New Hampshire Drops in National Child Well-Being Ranking from #1 to #4

Demographic, social and economic changes combined with major policy developments have affected the lives of children in both positive and negative ways since 1990, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation's 25th edition of its annual Kids Count Data Book.
Posted on: July 22, 2014
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Monadnock United Way Announces 2014-2015 Campaign Goal

The 2014-2015 Monadnock United Way Campaign goal and theme were announced by John Round, General Campaign Chair, at a Campaign briefing held at Home Healthcare Hospice and Community Services on Friday morning, July 18. With help from several campaign volunteers, the campaign goal of $2,106,234 was announced and this year’s theme ‘WONDER…’ was revealed!
Posted on: July 21, 2014
Topics: Something New

Monadnock United Way and FamilyWize Team Up

With the ongoing increase in efforts to effectively address mental health in communities across the country, Monadnock United Way and the FamilyWize Community Service Partnership have teamed together to provide a solution for the community. Local residents have saved $70,590 on mental health prescription medications they might not have been able to afford otherwise, thanks to a partnership between the two organizations.
Posted on: July 16, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Hoffman-Haas Fellowship Featured in Keene Sentinel

Great article in the Keene Sentinel on the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship featuring Meredith Speranza, a Fellow in the inaugural class and new Board President of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western NH.
Posted on: July 15, 2014
Topics: Something New


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