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.  

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

Juliana Eades Honored with Prestigious National Award for Responsible Finance

Concord - Juliana Eades, who has created opportunities for disadvantaged people in New Hampshire for the past three decades, this week received the fifth annual Ned Gramlich Award for Responsible Finance.
Posted on: October 20, 2012
Topics: Award Winners

Hearst Foundation awards $60K to Families First

Portsmouth – The Hearst Foundation, Inc., has awarded $60,000 to Families First Health and Support Center, which is the largest grant the community health center has ever received from a national foundation.
Posted on: October 20, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

NH Audubon’s Annual Awards Recognize Individual Conservation Efforts

Concord - New Hampshire Audubon (NHA) announced the winners of its 2012 Annual Awards at their Annual Meeting on September 29.
Posted on: October 17, 2012
Topics: Award Winners

Mt.Washington Observatory on the Forefront of Alternative Science Education

Mount Washington — Experiential education is gaining traction in both public and private school classrooms, and nonprofit scientific research and educational institution Mount Washington Observatory is helping to lead the way. This fall, they introduced a dynamic team of educators who are serving up fun, interactive programs that offer an exciting alternative to science education as we know it.
Posted on: October 17, 2012
Topics: Something New

Monadnock United Way Campaign Inches Closer to the $2,303,009 Goal

Keene – Monadnock United Way held its second Campaign Report Breakfast on Wednesday morning, October 10th. Many campaign volunteers, including Loaned Employees, Division Chairs, Partner Agency representatives and Campaign Coordinators were on hand to hear Division reports and campaign stories.
Posted on: October 17, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

Progress Continues as the Families in Transition Americorps Vista Service Year Ends

Manchester – With another full year of committed service completed by AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) volunteers at nonprofit and government agencies across New Hampshire, the Families in Transition (FIT) VISTA Program releases its Year End Review. The data provided in the review indicates progress towards the fight against poverty in New Hampshire.
Posted on: October 17, 2012
Topics: Something New

Keep Sound Minds Welcomes Assistant Director

KSM is proud to announce Shannon Lee as the new Assistant Director.A Harvard graduate, Shannon has a double Masters in Education and Social Work. She has extensive experience working for nonprofits and we look forward to her involvement with Keep Sound Minds. Thanks to Kim Walsh for stepping up to guide KSM over the last several months. She remains active on the board as Treasurer.
Posted on: October 17, 2012
Topics: Staff Changes

Gary Plant Named CFO of Mount Washington Observatory

North Conway – Mount Washington Observatory has named Gary Plant its Chief Financial Officer. In a move with the full endorsement of the organization’s Finance Committee and Board of Trustees, Plant has been promoted from his previous role as the North Conway-based nonprofit organization’s Director of Finance. 
Posted on: October 5, 2012
Topics: Staff Changes

NH Center for Nonprofits to receive New Hampshire Advantage Award

Concord - At its 99th Annual Dinner, Lifetime Achievement and New Hampshire Advantage Awards Celebration to be held Oct. 24 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel/Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, the Business and Industry Association will recognize and honor the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits with the 2012 New Hampshire Advantage Award.
Posted on: October 5, 2012
Topics: Award Winners

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New Hampshire Association for the Blind Strengthens its Board

Concord – Michelle Arruda, Board Chair of the New Hampshire Association for the Blind announced today the election of John Barrett of Tilton, Paul Dann of Hopkinton, David Hagen of Hampton and Alison Perrella of Bedford to its Board of Directors. Each of these individuals will serve as ambassadors of the Association and serve on various sub-committees of the Board in areas that suit their expertise.
Posted on: September 29, 2012
Topics: Board Announcements

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