Nonprofit Management Higher Education

Increasing specialization, a demand for more higher education and a new need to worry about the bottom line are all challenges facing job seekers today. Nonprofits have grown from small organizations to a sizable chunk of the job market.  This has inspired the development of an increasing number of higher education programs for those who are choosing to dedicate themselves to careers in the nonprofit sector.  

TD Charitable Foundation Renews Support for Families First Dental Center

Portsmouth – The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has awarded a $10,000 grant to Families First Health & Support Center to provide dental care for low-income and uninsured patients.
Posted on: December 27, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

The Birchtree Center Welcomes New Board Members

Newington - The Birchtree Center, a Newington-based nonprofit serving children and youth with autism, announced the election of board members for 2012-2013.  The newest board members are Allison Bussiere, MaryLiz (ML) Geffert, Bob Gross, Richard Guare, Ann Tarlton, and Mike Teixeira.
Posted on: December 20, 2012
Topics: board

Marguerite's Place appoints John L. Belcher to Board of Directors

John L. Belcher, director and general manager of Lockheed Martin’s Missiles and Fire Control business unit in Chelmsford, Mass., has been appointed to the board of directors of Marguerite’s Place, Inc. and MP Housing, Inc. in Nashua. Marguerite's Place, Inc. is a nonprofit transitional housing and supportive services program for homeless women in crisis and their children.
Posted on: December 19, 2012
Topics: Board Announcements

Trueblood Named VP of Communications and Marketing at NH Charitable Foundation

Concord – The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has named David E. Trueblood of Sunapee as its vice president of communications and marketing. In this role, he will be responsible for the public profile of the foundation and for raising public awareness and understanding of its work.
Posted on: December 13, 2012
Topics: Staff Changes

NH Charitable Foundation presents two gifts to the NH Food Bank

Concord – The staff at the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation gathered on Friday, December 7, at the New Hampshire Food Bank to mark the season by packing dried cranberries for distribution during the holiday season. And by presenting two gifts to help support the work of the Food Bank: a check for $6,560 donated by members of the staff and matched by the foundation, and a second gift of $25,000 given anonymously by a foundation donor.
Posted on: December 13, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation supports prenatal care at Families First

Portsmouth - The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation has donated $15,000 to help Families First Health and Support Center deliver prenatal care for high-risk women, the two organizations announced today.
Posted on: December 12, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

Matthew Nadeau of Nathan Wechsler & Company Joins Second Start Board

Nathan Wechsler & Company, P.A., certified public accountants, is pleased to announce that Matthew Nadeau was elected to the board of Second Start.
Posted on: December 5, 2012
Topics: Board Announcements

Lori Real Honored with National Henry Fiumelli Patient Advocate Award

Bow – The National Association of Community Health Centers announced today that Lori H. Real, MHA, chief operating officer of Bi-State Primary Care Association, will be awarded the Henry Fiumelli Patient Advocate Award at its national conference in Charleston, SC, this month. The award recognizes an outstanding staff member, among 54 primary care associations nationwide, whose work has improved access to quality primary care for vulnerable populations in their state(s).
Posted on: December 4, 2012
Topics: Award Winners

Fuller Foundation Makes Grant to Families First

Portsmouth – The Fuller Foundation, Inc., has awarded $4,000 to Families First Health and Support Center to support parenting classes and support groups, with free child care to make it easier for parents to attend, as well as programs for parents and children together. 
Posted on: December 3, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

Stay Work Play Elects New Board Members

Manchester – Stay Work Play New Hampshire is pleased to welcome two new members to its board of directors: Anna Moskov of New Hampshire Public Radio, and Pubali Campbell of Bikram Yoga Manchester.
Posted on: November 30, 2012
Topics: Board Announcements

Children's Alliance of NH releases NH Roadmap to End Childhood Hunger

Henniker – The Children’s Alliance of NH today released the NH Roadmap to End Childhood Hunger; a systemic guide to tackling the root causes of childhood hunger. The NH Roadmap was created through a year-long effort by a diverse coalition of anti-hunger and child advocates, business and community leaders known as NH Hunger Solutions. The publication of the NH Roadmap took place Tuesday at the Henniker Community School where both the work of community partners and funders was recognized and the school’s innovative breakfast program was showcased.
Posted on: November 30, 2012
Topics: Something New

Northeast Delta Dental Foundation Shows Continued Support of Families First

Portsmouth – The Northeast Delta Dental Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to support three dental programs at Families First Health and Support Center: on-site dental care, the school-based program known as Seacoast Healthy Grins, and mobile dental care for people experiencing homelessness. The foundation has donated to Families First Dental Center annually since the center’s founding in 2003.
Posted on: November 30, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

Physician Ruth James joins Families First

Portsmouth — Ruth James, MD, MPH, has joined Families First Health and Support Center as a full-time family physician. A graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, she completed her residency at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore, where she received the 2010 Thomas Holcomb Award for excellence in pediatrics.
Posted on: November 30, 2012
Topics: Staff Changes

The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire Wins Coveted Museum Innovation Award

Arlington, MA – The New England Museum Association (NEMA) today announced that the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire has won the organization’s 2012 Leaders in Innovation Award. The award was for the museum’s acclaimed “Alzheimer’s Café” program, which welcomes multiple generations of families living with Alzheimer’s disease and forms of dementia, along with their care partners, into the museum on a monthly basis free of charge.
Posted on: November 30, 2012
Topics: Award Winners

Big Brothers Big Sisters Partners with Girl Scouts

Concord - Girl Scouting is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, but those in challenging situations or without a support system may find it difficult to participate. That’s why Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains have partnered with the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization, to provide more opportunities for girls facing adversity.
Posted on: November 8, 2012
Topics: Collaboration

People's United Community Foundation Awards $2,500 to Community Caregivers

Manchester – People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced today that it has awarded $2,500 to Community Caregivers of Greater Derry.
Posted on: October 30, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

Kingston Children's Center Appoints New Board Treasurer

Kingston Children's Center is proud to announce that Jayne Ramey has joined our board as Treasurer. She brings with her a wealth of budgetary experience from serving on the Sanborn PTA, Boosters clubs and also as bookkeeper for local businesses.
Posted on: October 30, 2012
Topics: Board Announcements

New Faculty Members Join Music School

Concord – Julieann Hartley, MT-BC, (Music Therapy Director) earned a bachelor of music degree from Anna Maria College, double-majoring in music therapy and psychology. She is a board-certified music therapist and a member of the American Music Therapy Association. Hartley has clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults with developmental, behavioral, emotional and psychological disabilities.
Posted on: October 29, 2012
Topics: Staff Changes

Elm City Rotary Marathons for Mayhew

Keene - Thanks to Rotary’s championing and generous $5,000 contribution, the Mayhew Program is sprinting forward in its efforts to help the more than 30 Monadnock area boys it serves run ever stronger toward their best selves!  For Mayhew, this was a most happy photo finish to an experience that began at the starting line several months ago with several other vibrant nonprofits requesting to be considered as the beneficiary of the Rotary’s DeMar Marathon. 
Posted on: October 29, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

Two NH Nonprofit Organizations Recognized for Exceptional Management Practices

Concord - City Year New Hampshire and Community Bridges have been named the 2012 recipients of The Corporate Fund Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. The awards were presented at the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits' annual Leadership Summit held last Thursday in Concord.
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Posted on: October 29, 2012
Topics: Award Winners

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