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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.


Change at the Top of NH Women’s Foundation

After a year at the helm of the NH Women’s Foundation, Terie Norelli, the former speaker of the NH House, has announced plans to step down from the job at the end of the year.
Posted on: December 7, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

NH Association for the Blind Hires David Morgan to be New CEO

The Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Association for the Blind, the only statewide organization dedicated to the advancement of the independence of persons who are blind or visually impaired, is pleased to announce that David S. Morgan will be our new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective at the end of November.
Posted on: December 2, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Community Bridges Names Richard Royse as Executive Director, Succeeding Roy Gerstenberger

Community Bridges, a leading non-profit organization committed to advancing the integration, growth and interdependence of people with disabilities within their home communities, today named Richard Royse as its new executive director effective November 2, 2015. Previously executive director of Northern California InAlliance, Royse comes to Community Bridges with three decades of leadership experience in organizations serving people affected by disabilities.
Posted on: October 28, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Endowment for Health Names Sue Fulton as Chief Financial Officer

Sue Fulton has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at the Endowment for Health, New Hampshire’s largest health foundation. Fulton, who has been with the foundation since its inception, has served the organization in progressively responsible positions.
Posted on: October 6, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Donald Shumway, Crotched Mountain CEO, To Retire

Another longtime New Hampshire advocate for people with disabilities is retiring. The Crotched Mountain Foundation announced Friday CEO and President Donald Shumway would step down early next year. In a statement, he said "After decades of focusing on all families, it is long overdue that I focus on being present in the lives of those I love."
Posted on: September 28, 2015
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

With Greater Need and Fewer Dollars, NH Nonprofits Compete for Funds

The Concord Monitor talked to nonprofit leaders, including the Center's Interim Executive Director Mike Ostrowski, about the reduction in government funds in recent years and how it's affected New Hampshire's nonprofit sector.
Posted on: September 24, 2015
Topics: Something New

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
Topics: Something New

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
Topics: Something New

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
Topics: Something New

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
Topics: Something New

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
Topics: Something New


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