Center Events

Nonprofit Impact Celebration

Join us as we come together to recognize the work of those who commit to the common good of NH communities.

This event will recognize the more than 700 members of the Center and its many partners and supporters. Join us for networking opportunities, hors d'oeuvre and presentation of the 2020 Nonprofit Impact Awards. It's a perfect opportunity to bring board and staff members and share with them the powerful feeling of the sector coming together.

Please join with your colleagues and partners to celebrate this special night and the sector's strong leadership role in charting NH's future.

2020 Nonprofit Impact Award Nominations

The Nonprofit Impact Awards will be presented to remarkable individuals and nonprofits that have made outstanding contributions to their communities. The emphasis of the awards will be to recognize those who push us to work more broadly, to innovate, and to expand our ways of meeting the needs of our state. Nominations are due Friday, January 24, 2020. 

New Hampshire Impact Award

This award honors nonprofit employees who demonstrate exceptional commitment to their organization, their community, and the sector and whose leadership has been integral to significant advancements in New Hampshire. Two awards will be presented – one to an employee in the role of chief executive and one to an employee serving in other roles.

Previous Winners: John Tobin  ●  Jay Couture  ●  Mary Vallier-Kaplan ●  Hal Jordan ●  Helen Taft  ●  Jane Difley  ●  Julie McConnell 

Submit a Nomination

Board Impact Award

This award honors an individual who has served New Hampshire through exemplary nonprofit board service and overall leadership.

Previous Winners: Kirk Leoni  ●  Sue Chollet  ●  Dennis Beaulieu  ●  Mary Jo Brown  ●  Mary Susan Leahy  ●  Laurie Harding  

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Nonprofit Impact Award

This award recognizes a nonprofit whose performance and exceptional service to the community sets a high standard of quality and demonstrates effective strategy, execution, and impact. Two awards will be presented – one to nonprofits with annual revenue at or below $750,000 and one to nonprofits with annual revenue over $750,000.

Previous Winners: Families in Transition  ●  Penacook Community Center  ●  Media Power Youth  ●  NH Community Loan Fund  ●  White Birch Center  ●  Krempels Center  ●  NAMI NH  

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Harvard Pilgrim Healthy Community Impact Award

This award recognizes a nonprofit working to increase access to care and improve the well-being of individuals and communities to build a stronger, more vibrant state.

Previous Winners: Community Volunteer Transportation Company  ●  Hope on Haven Hill  ●  SOS Recovery Community Organization  

Submit a Nomination


  • Nominees must be members of the Center in order to be considered for an award. You can view a list of our nonprofit, corporate, and individual members.
  • Nominations are reviewed by a Selection Committee whose members may not be familiar with the accomplishments of your nominee. Therefore, committee members rely upon what is written to determine the honorees. Succinct but compelling responses to the questions will help the committee understand why your nominee should be recognized.
  • If you have any questions, contact us by phone at (603) 225-1947 or by email at

Platinum Sponsor

Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare Foundation

Gold Sponsor

E&S Insurance Services


Date/Time: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:30 pm
Location: Manchester Country Club , Bedford
Fees: Member - $35, Not-yet-member - $70, Additional people from same organization receive $10 discount

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