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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.

 

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
Topics: Something New

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

CATCH Neighborhood Housing Celebrates 25 Years

On Tuesday, June 17, 2014, over 200 people gathered in the Bektash Shriner’s Hall in Concord to celebrate the 25th anniversary of CATCH Neighborhood Housing.  Attendees included founding board members, current residents of CATCH properties, current board members and donors, volunteers, community members and friends.
Posted on: July 9, 2014
Topics: Something New

NH Association for the Blind Launches New Website

The New Hampshire Association for the Blind announced today the official launch of their revitalized website, www.sightcenter.org. Thanks to the generous support of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and Gibney Family Foundation, the site's launch comes at the end of a 4 month website redesign project headed by Altos Marketing of Bedford, NH.
Posted on: July 2, 2014
Topics: Something New

Are you the next Corporate Fund Nonprofit Management Award recipient?

The Corporate Fund, an initiative of New Hampshire corporations in partnership with the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2014 Nonprofit Management Award.
Posted on: June 26, 2014
Topics: Something New

Gilmanton Year-Round Library Featured on Giving Matters

The Gilmanton Year-Round Library and its impact on the surrounding community was the topic of this weekend's Giving Matters.
Posted on: June 23, 2014
Topics: Something New

Fellowship Honors Two NH Philanthropists

The NH Center for Nonprofits (the Center) is seeking applications for the next cohorts of the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship. Scheduled to launch this fall in the Monadnock and Seacoast regions the program is designed to engage, prepare and inspire Fellows to serve on nonprofit boards.
Posted on: June 18, 2014
Topics: Something New

The Little Nature Museum relocates to Warner, NH

The Little Nature Museum, formerly of Hopkinton, NH, will be reopening in the barn across from the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum in Warner, as soon as an extensive renovation is complete.  The Little Nature Museum is scheduled to open later this summer.  The Museum, a nonprofit organization, now in its 59th year, has raised over $55,000, through its capital campaign, toward a goal of $75,000. The Museum is well known for its natural science collections and  hands-on exhibits and activities.
Posted on: June 16, 2014
Topics: Something New

Volunteering: A Comprehensive Study and a Unique Opportunity for New Hampshire

Lee Bruder, CEO & Founder of Lee Bruder Associates and Program Coordinator for the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship, shares research into the benefits of volunteering for employees and their employers.
Posted on: June 13, 2014
Topics: Something New

Nonprofit Impact Night Celebrates Partnerships and Quality of Life in NH

More than 250 people from the nonprofit and business community gathered on May 22nd—a day proclaimed by Governor Hassan as the state's "Nonprofit Day"—at Nonprofit Impact Night to celebrate the nonprofit sector.
Posted on: May 27, 2014
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Common Good Ventures & Institute for Civic Leadership Announce Intent to Merge

Merger promises to continue and expand the work done by both to strengthen communities in Northern New England, by strengthening the effectiveness of leaders and organizations.
Posted on: May 21, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Expansion | Something New

Governor Declares May 22 Nonprofit Day

Governor Maggie W. Hassan has proclaimed May 22 as the state’s “Nonprofit Day” and urges all citizens “to recognize the essential role the sector plays in sustaining the well-being of NH residents and our vibrant economy.”
Posted on: May 19, 2014
Topics: Something New

HIVE Program featured in Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

The Center's High Impact Volunteer Engagement, or HIVE, program was recently featured in an article for the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript.
Posted on: May 6, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

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