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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.


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, 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

Hoffman-Haas Fellowship Starting Two New Cohorts in September

The Hoffman-Haas Fellowship will be offered in two locations this fall – one in the Seacoast and one in the Monadnock region. Applications are now being accepted for both cohorts.
Posted on: April 22, 2014
Topics: Something New

CATCH Creates Property Management Company

Typically known for its local rental housing options and home buyer education, CATCH Neighborhood Housing has recently created a new business venture, Alliance Asset Management. 
Posted on: April 21, 2014
Topics: Something New

Nominations Being Accepted for Nonprofit Impact Awards

The Nonprofit Impact Awards will recognize nonprofits and individuals driving social change through outstanding achievements impacting our communities. We are asking our members to help us identify deserving nominees for these awards.
Posted on: April 14, 2014
Topics: Something New

HNH Foundation Celebrates the Retirement of Sandi Van Scoyoc

Well-wishers gathered in Concord on March 31 to mark the retirement of Sandi Van Scoyoc. Sandi served as the Foundation's first and only President for almost 15 years. The event was attended by current and former Board members, public officials, colleagues, grantees, and stakeholders in the field of children's health issues.
Posted on: April 11, 2014
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

NH Charitable Foundation and NH Center for Nonprofits Find Success with New Volunteer Engagement Pilot Program

Ten New Hampshire nonprofit organizations have learned new strategies for incorporating and making best use of the talents of highly skilled volunteers through a year-long High Impact Volunteer Engagement (HIVE) pilot program created by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits.
Posted on: April 8, 2014
Topics: Something New

Notice from the NH DOJ Charitable Trusts Unit

In accordance with their usual practice, the Charitable Trusts Unit sent annual report forms to all charities registered with their Office. This year, hundreds of them were returned as charities had changed their addresses but not informed the CTU.
Posted on: March 26, 2014
Topics: Something New

Franklin Community Center Embraces HEAL to Promote Health, Fun for Families

Amazing changes have been underway at the Bessie Rowell Community Center in Franklin, New Hampshire. Over the past year, an empty building that was once an elementary school has been transformed into a community center that fosters good health and supports healthy eating and active lifestyle (HEAL) practices.
Posted on: March 24, 2014
Topics: Something New


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