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The NH Center for Nonprofits, partnering with the NH Charitable Foundation, launched their High Impact Volunteer Engagement Program with ten NH nonprofits who were accepted into the year-long program after a competitive process.
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Posted on: Monday, June 17, 2013
The NH House recently voted 235-93 to kill SB 100, which would have eliminated the requirement for an employer to provide employees with the option to receive payment via a live check. Instead of mandating that all employers offer a live check option, SB 100 would have permitted an employer to pay wages with a pay card, if an employee chooses not to participate in direct deposit. Read more
Posted on: Friday, June 14, 2013
For a dozen years, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and New Hampshire Public Radio have jointly produced Giving Matters. This radio series demonstrates the positive impacts of New Hampshire nonprofit organizations, and how our quality of life is nourished and enhanced by the nonprofit sector and those who support it with their time, treasure and talent. We have featured over 230 nonprofits to date - telling powerful stories of the work that charitable groups do to strengthen communities and enrich lives. Giving Matters airs weekly on Saturday mornings at 8:35 AM. We are now soliciting new nonprofit story ideas for the Giving Matters series. Add your story to this tapestry!
Posted on: Thursday, June 6, 2013
Mount Washington - A brand new, interactive winter experience will soon greet summer visitors to Mount Washington, as Mount Washington Observatory prepares to perform a complete redesign and renovation of its museum at the summit. Plans for the museum, entitled “Extreme Mount Washington,” were unveiled to members of the media at a special reception this morning in North Conway.
Posted on: Friday, May 24, 2013
The whirlwind of controversy surrounding the disclosure that the Internal Revenue Service had singled out applications from conservative advocacy groups seeking tax-exempt status for extra scrutiny could damage the agency’s ability to regulate charities, hinder needed efforts to update IRS rules, and deter nonprofits from expanding their advocacy efforts, say nonprofit experts.
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Posted on: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
ProPublica, an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest, has announced the launch of Nonprofit Explorer. This online tool for researching tax-exempt organizations includes nonprofit tax return data released by the IRS in April 2013 for tax returns processed by the IRS during 2012. This generally consists of filings for the 2011 fiscal year, but may include older records.
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Posted on: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Financial Executive Awards honor New Hampshire's top financial officers and executives for their outstanding fiscal leadership and asset management. Winners were seleted based on the individual's contributions to his or her company/organization's overall growth, commitment to good ethics, effective reporting and involvement in the community. Congratulations to the winners from the nonprofit sector.
  • Cynthia L. Read, CFO, Granite United Way, Small Non-Profit
  • Michael Wilson, CFO/VP of finance, NH Charitable Foundation, Large Non-Profit
Posted on: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
A collaboration between donor-advised fund sponsors and nonprofit organizations, led by Fidelity Charitable®, has created a new web application (widget) that helps nonprofit organizations simplify charitable giving and tap into the growing popularity of donor-advised funds (DAFs). The DAF Direct widget is the first technology that enables donors to initiate a grant recommendation from their charitable account with their donor-advised fund sponsor while on a nonprofit’s website.
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Posted on: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
In the Nonprofit Finance Fund 2013 State of the Sector Survey, nearly 6000 nonprofits respondents from across the country shared the details of how they are adapting their organizations and finances to current economic conditions. A key finding is that nonprofits need, and are seeking, new funding sources and models.
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Posted on: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
All nonprofits can benefit from internal knowledge capture, surfacing and sharing good ideas and practices. Some organizations engage in external sharing across their fields or to advance learning as a whole. Whether your goals are internal, external, or both, here’s how you can put the right combination of technology- and people-powered processes in place to meet them.
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Posted on: Thursday, March 14, 2013

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