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The Monarch School of New England is a day school that serves children and young adults - ages 5 to 21 - with significant disabilities.

Krempels Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with acquired brain injury (from trauma, tumor, stroke and other causes).

The Manchester Family Justice Center (MFJC) is a nonprofit with a mission to provide safety, hope and healing after violence through community partnerships and service coordination.  The MFJC is a collaborative project between nonprofit and governmental partners in Manchester, NH who come together to provide holistic support and improve services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking.

The New Hampshire Philharmonic Orchestra's mission is to create live, multisensory performances which excite and engage our audience.  The orchestra is comprised of a mix of volunteer and professional musicians from around the state and country.

Visions for Creative Housing Solutions was formed in 2012 by a group of parents and community members to proactively address an orderly transition of care, for their adult children with special needs, from their parents' home, to a stable reliable, caring and supportive environment.

Our Vision is to enrich life and strengthen community. Our Mission is to be a community leader in providing exceptional programs and services that support learning and active living for children, adults, and families.

Lamprey Health Care provides high quality medical care and health related services, with an emphasis on prevention and lifestyle management, to all individuals regardless of ability to pay.

WSCA 106.1 FM, Portsmouth Community Radio is listener supported, non-commercial, diverse freeform radio broadcasting at 106.1 FM in Portsmouth, NH.

The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire is a non-profit, non-partisan organization fostering learning, discussion and citizen involvement in world affairs since 1954.

The Freedom Café’s mission is to end human trafficking. We use a three-pronged approach to accomplish our mission: 

"Through preservation and education, Prescott Farm celebrates the interconnections between our community and the natural systems that sustain us all." Prescott Farm’s vision is to engage members and visitors in meaningful experiences so they will form a relationship with Prescott Farm, develop an understanding of the connections among the community, environment and our place in it, and be inspired to make choices that will result in a healthier future on a personal, local and global scale.

Big Brothers Big Sisters has been serving youth, ages 6-18, in the Granite State for more than 50 years. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Arts In Reach (AIR) envisions a world in which all young women are respected, supported and enriched throughout their teenage years. Our mission is to empower at-risk and low-income teenage girls from the Greater NH Seacoast through inclusive, creative community.

Mill Falls is NH’s first public Montessori school, and offers this world-renowned approach to education, tuition-free, to NH elementary students. We received our state-issued charter in March 2011 and opened our doors in the fall of 2012. We currently serve 168 students, grades K-6. We are governed by an independent School Board, and report directly to the state’s Department of Education.

Children's Stage Adventures provides a weeklong theatre residency program that involves 50+ local children in an original musical theatre production of a classic children's tale! Children discover talents and strengths while developing character and life-skills through participation in a high quality live theatre performance.

NSKS provides immediate food and shelter to vulnerable individuals and families in the Greater Nashua Region in a dignified and sustainable manner.

The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides the space, tools, and connections that innovative entrepreneurs need to build strong businesses, thriving local economies, and vibrant communities in the Monadnock Region.

The Mary & John Elliot Charitable Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization created to provide financial support to the various needs of the Elliot Health System, which supports the healthcare and wellness needs of the greater Manchester, NH community.

Touchstone Farm… where providing opportunities that positively change lives is our core mission!

The Daniel Webster Council provides services and youth-development programs to families with children ages 5-21, and community organizations in New Hampshire. Our mission is to prepare young people to make ethical and more decisions over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Established as the Area Agency for Developmental Services in 1983, Community Partners sought and was awarded the contract to provide behavioral health services in Strafford County in 2001.  The organization doubled in capacity and went from serving approximately 600 individuals a year to over 3,000.

Is your nonprofit planning to relocate or renovate its current facility? Then you should know about the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund. The Community Loan Fund offers loans for facility projects that help nonprofit organizations strengthen or expand their essential services. The Community Loan Fund knows that nonprofits throughout New Hampshire contribute to the social, emotional and economic health of our communities by meeting a wide variety of basic human needs.

The Greater Claremont Chamber of Commerce strives to enhance, promote and support the economic stability and growth in the communities it serves.

We are a group of parents, Educators, family, friends, peers and community members sharing a vision. To provide an educational working Farmstead, staff supported and run by individuals with intellectual disabilities.

The HHB Healing Foundation utilizes horse coaching to facilitate connection, healing and empowerment for those in need.

Supported by the Hope and Healing Fund, Maps makes it possible for uninusred and underinsured individuals and families to find the help they need at a reasonable cost.

We are an umbrella organization that provides technical and financial support to 13 member agencies who provide services to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.

New Hampshire Dance Institute (NHDI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts education outreach organization based in Keene and serving southwestern New Hampshire. Founded in 1986, the mission of NHDI is to enrich the educational, intellectual, physical, and social well-being of school children — inclusive of all abilities and backgrounds — by instilling confidence and discipline through the joy of dance and music.

The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester(MHCGM) is the largest outpatient behavioral healthcare facility in the state NH. We empower indivduals to achieve recovery and promote personal and community wellness.

Rochester Opera House (ROH) was built within Rochester City Hall in 1908 as a magnificent theater with stunning architectural details, including a horseshoe balcony, grand proscenium, intricate stenciling and a unique mechanism that raises the auditorium floor to an incline for amphitheater seating and levels the floor for dancing and cabaret seating.  After years of disuse the theater was restored with a monumental, mainly volunteer, community effort and resumed presenting live performances in 1998.

The Belknap Mill Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve the Belknap Mill as a unique historic gathering place and to celebrate the Lakes Region’s cultural heritage through the arts, education and civic engagement.  ​

Founded in 1996, the New England Grassroots Environment Fund (Grassroots Fund) is dedicated to co-creating healthy and sustainable communities throughout New England. With a focus on those who have often been marginalized, Grassroots Fund empowers individuals, groups and organizations working across a broad range of environmental and social justice issues.

LSPA, founded in 1898, is a member-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the special environment of the Lake Sunapee region, through education, research and collaborative action.

Founded in 1995, Raylynmor Opera is the Monadnock Region’s only performing arts company devoted to producing live opera, year round.  Since the company’s founding, nearly 35,000 people have attended our performances and 3,000 children have benefitted from our educational outreach.

Cornerstone VNA, a nonprofit home health and hospice organization, was founded in 1913 and proudly serves 38 communities in New Hampshire and Maine. Our mission is to promote the optimum level of well-being, independence, and dignity of those living in the community by providing trusted, compassionate, and expert health care.

Built in 2005, the North Country Community Recreation Center offers indiviual recreation on a donation basis.  Our mission is to inspire our community to maximize its health and well-being.

Rye Historical Society is an all volunteer organization formed in 1976, with the mission to interpret the town's rich history through free public programming held at Rye Public Library ,trolly tours, events, community outreach and liasing with the local schools and other organizations.

Seacoast Outright is celebrating its 25th year supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth and their allies in the Seacoast area and beyond. Our youth group meetings allow LGBTQ+ youth the freedom to explore issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity in a safe place, supervised by experienced adult facilitators.

Community Caregivers of Greater Derry was formed in 1988 by a group of concerned citizens who saw a need among local elderly and disabled residents for practical assistance and support.  We provide free medical transportation, grocery shopping, errands, friendly visits and in-home assistance, loan out durable medical equipment, and help our clients maintain and repair their homes.

A Peer Support Agency that provides a non-medical approach to wellness and recovery for individuals with mental illness over the age of 18 year and who reside in Strafford County.

The dual missions of Breakthrough Manchester are to launch promising Manchester middle school students, particularly those with limited opportunities, on the path to college while inspiring high school and college students to pursue careers in education.

Androscoggin Valley Home Care Services was founded in 1975 due to a local need to provide support for elderly and disabled people wishing to live safely and comfortably in their own, for as long as possible. With the targeted support of AV Home care services, many are able to reach the goal of living at home.

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Rain for the Sahel and Sahara (RAIN) partners with rural and nomadic peoples in Niger to improve livelihoods through education, sustainable agriculture, and skill-building programs.

Peace of Mind Medicaid Consultant supports the Elderly and Disabled Adults within NH who need to apply for the State of NH Long Term Care or Independent Choices Medicaid Programs.  But due to poor health or low support individuals have difficulties completing the State of NH Application Process.

Axuda is 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing small interest free loans up to $600 to working individuals and families that need a helping-hand. Through its online platform, Axuda provides a forum for Borrowers to submit a loan request that can then be crowdfunded by several Axuda Lenders.

Epilepsy Foundation New England is a 501 c 3 nonprofit organization that serves the 100,000 people in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island who have epilepsy, and their families. 

The Ice House Museum in New London, NH is an extraordinary collection of icing tools and antique machines, toys and automobilles...plus many great examples of "Yankee Ingenuity".

Liberty House helps homeless and struggling Veterans. We operate a food and clothing pantry that regularly serves over 130-Veterans from the community. We also provide a safe, substance-free transitional house for Veterans focused on recovery, mental and physical wellness, meaningful work, and transitioning to independence. Since 2004, Liberty House has helped more than 300-homeless Veterans.

TLC Family Resource Center was founded in 1992. The mission of TLC Family Resource Center is to promote the optimal health and development of children and families in our region of New Hampshire. To that end, we strengthen and support children, youth, and families with a wide range of free programs, parent education, support groups, and events.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Exeter (SVdP), NH Conference was formed in 1989 with a simple mission: provide emergency food and assistance to those in need when other available resources have been exhausted.

The New Hampshire Nurses' Association is a not-for-profit membership association and the ONLY state organization that advocates for all nurses regardless of specialty or practice setting. 

Rochester main Street was founded in 2006 and is an officially designated member of the Main Street America network. Rochester Main Street Program  is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the preservation, growth and vitality of downtown Rochester. Particpate-Volunteer-Donate! With over 50 special events and advocacy efforts each year, volunteers are continually working on a comprehensive program to revitalize downtown Rochester.

The mission of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Granite State College (GSC) as a member-driven, volunteer -based organization is to develop and provide a broad array of affordable and accessible lifelong learning, social and participatory activities for active and intellectually engaged adults over the age of 50.

The mission of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire is to provide top quality research, leadership development, and engaged scholarship relevant to public policy. Our goal is to address the most pressing challenges of the twenty-first century, striving for innovative, responsive, and equitable solutions at all levels of government and in the private and civic sectors.

Good Beginnings offers free, in-home, volunteer support to any family with a new baby.  Each family is matched with a volunteer who visits once a week for 2-3 hours.  The volunteer pitches-in wherever help is needed, and stays with the same family for a 3-month period.  Good Beginnings also provides Information & Referral services and has baby items for families in need.

Along with our adoption services we provide youth education programs, community based vaccination clinics, wellness exams, behavioral training, new low cost spay and neutering and euthanasia services to help people and their pets during difficult times.

The mission of the NH Children's Trust is to lead New Hampshire's drive to ensure safe, stable and nurturing relationships and environments for children by educating, advoacting and collaborating.  We envision a New Hampshire where all children grow up free from abuse and neglect. The good news is that child abuse is 100% preventable. 

The Ralph Waldo Emerson School for Preschoolers is a nondenominational, nonprofit organization founded in 1966.  We offer morning and afternoon programs for three, four and five-year-old children. Emerson School is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  

GoodLife Programs & Activities is a health and wellness center for adults 50+ located in Concord, NH. 

Victoria's Victory Foundation was founded in 2017 to help people around the world acheive their own victory.  VVF will offer support and assistance to those with mobility challenges to help them lead more independent lives.

Start Change provides support to the nonprofit community in the Upper Valley region through back office support, strategic planning, and fiscal sponsorship.

Celebrating 20 years of promoting the importance of buying local, NH Made's mission is to strengthen NH's economy by increasing the awareness of and demand for New Hampshire-made products and services, and providing the support programs that local independent businesses need to grow.

The New Hampshire Telephone Museum houses a tangible history of telecommunications which can be viewed via guided or self-guided tours. Our knowledgeable staff provides engaging commentary highlighting important moments in telephone history, such as the race to the patent office, the undertaker who invented the dial system and much more.

The New Hampshire Bar Association (NHBA) is a non-profit, court-mandated organization. As a unified bar, all attorneys licensed to practice in the state and NH judges must belong to the NHBA and pay annual dues.

The Patriot Resilient Leader Institute (PRLI) is a group of Lakes Region veterans and concerned citizens who came together in late 2013/early 2014 committed to combining the talents of area professionals and the scenic beauty of the Lakes Region area into programs that would assist disabled veterans throughout New England to (in the words of our Mission Statement) “recover their physical, mental and emotional well-being."

Journey Song is dedicated to bringing solace through singing to those who are confined to nursing homes, hospitals, or in private homes who are either in hospice or nearing death. We were founded in 2008 with five members. We now have 52 members and this year 2017, we will sing to nearly 3000 people over the seacoast of NH and southern Maine.

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​

The Manchester Police Athletic League strives to foster and maintain positive relationships between the youth of Manchester and members of the Manchester Police Department.

Strawbery Banke Museum, in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is an authentic 10-acre outdoor history museum dedicated to bringing 300+ years of American history in the same waterfront neighborhood to life.

NHSEA's mission is to strengthen New Hampshire’s economy and conserve natural resources by promoting a transition to clean, efficient, and renewable energy.

The mission of the NH Providers Association is to represent its members in advancing substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery through public policy, leadership, professional development, and quality member services.

The Friends Program recruits volunteers to meet community needs and restore hope in the human spirit. The organization marshals a corps of about 800 volunteers who mentor at-risk youth, sheler homeless families, and help seniors actively contribute to the community.

Wentworth Watershed Association serves residents and landowners in the Lake Wentworth/Crescent Lake watershed as well as others who want to encourage the protection and preservation of land and water resources.

Brewster Academy, an independent, college preparatory school, provides students with the academic, personal, and social skills necessary for success in a university or college, and for life. The curriculum, delivered using best practice methodologies, aims to maximize retention of skills and content through a collaborative, student-centered, mastery-learning program.

Great New Hampshire Restaurants’ Charitable Trust works to strengthen New Hampshire communities through philanthropic collaboration, dedicated employee involvement and volunteerism benefiting local Families, Elderly, Education, and Disadvantaged.

 

The mission of the Odyssey Writing Workshops Charitable Trust is to provide education to adult writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror that will enable them to improve their skills and have their work professionally published.

Volunteer NH is a 501c3 nonprofit organization (created in 2001) with a mission to promote the tradition of service in New Hampshire. Building on that strong volunteer spirit, we support and sponsor national service initiatives and provide training, recognition, and a central site for volunteers and volunteer programs to help them strengthen their communities.

Seacoast Community School provides quality early learning, inclusive preschool, before & after kindergarten, before & after school and summer camp for ages 8 weeks to 12 years. We are open year-round to provide quality child care with school readiness for working families in the seacoast.

The Raymond Coalition For Youth was founded in 2002 and has been promoting positive healthy choices for youth ever since.  The mission of RCFY is to empowers the community to promote positive youth development and reduce youth substance use and suicide risk.

Providing a safe family-oriented shelter for homeless pregnant women, their babies and children. New Generations offers more than shelter.

Grafton County Senior Citizens Council (GCSCC), established in Lebanon in 1972, now serves older adults through senior centers and programs located throughout north central and northwestern New Hampshire. GCSCC, supported by public and private partners, provides a wide range of services for more than 8,500 clients a year.

Founded in 1978, the Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association's mission is to protect the water quality and natural resources of the Lake Winnipesaukee watershed now and for future generations.  Lake Winnipesaukee is a national and international scenic resource renowned for its remarkable setting, outstanding water clarity, and economic vitality. 

Spark! Community Center was founded in 2013 by Lisa Green, a business professional with a son with autism and epilepsy, and John Fenley, an individual with special needs and disability rights advocate.  Spark! opened its doors in June of 2014 in downtown Lebanon, NH and serves the greater Upper Valley area of NH and VT.

The Community Kitchen operates a soup kitchen, which provides a free and open to all hot meal weekday evenings and Sunday lunchtimes, and a food pantry, which distributes food to financially qualified residents of Cheshire County. 

Concord Regional VNA is the largest home health and hospice provider in central New Hampshire. With more than 380 employees, our not-for-profit, community-based agency serves people of all ages by providing homecare, hospice, personal home services, maternal and child health services, pediatrics, and community health services.

The Home Care Association of New Hampshire is a non-profit membership organization for home care agencies licensed in New Hampshire. Founded in 1974 by a dedicated group of home care leaders, the Association promotes high quality health services for individuals at home, with the goal of helping people maintain or restore their health and well being.

The mission of the PLUS Company, an acronym for People Learning Useful Skills, is to empower individuals with disabilities to maximize their independence. 

Zebra Crossings was founded in 2009 and provides empowerment programs for youth and teens with chronic medical conditions.  Whether it is a week-long camp or weekend activities, care is always provided by trained medical staff.  We aim to lessen the burden of chronic medical conditions by connecting kids through play and giving respite for caregivers.  Zebra Crossings is a fun, safe place where kids just get to be kids.

Birthright is a free counseling service available to women of any age, marital or economic status who are troubled or facing decisions because of pregnancy. We provide crisis counseling and an on-going program of caring services throughout pregnancy as well as during and after the birth of her baby.

The mission of the NH Association of Natural Resource Scientists is to promote the responsible use of natural resources and the natural resource science professions in New Hampshire, as well as to represent the diverse private, public, and educational interests of our membership.

The Upper Valley Educators Institute is a graduate school of education that offers the following:  a K-12 teacher preparation licensure program, a principal/school leadership licensure program, and two master's degrees: a Master of Arts in Teaching and a Master of Education.

The Upper Valley Haven is a non-profit, private organization that serves people struggling with poverty by providing food, shelter, education and support.

Founded in 1985, Sandwich Children's Center is a non-profit early learning center currently serving working families from Sandwich, Center Harbor, Moultonborough, Meredith, Holderness, Ossipee, Tamworth, Tuftonboro and beyond.

Founded in 1971, New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) is a statewide legal aid organization with four decades of experience in providing low-income and elderly clients with access to justice.  NHLA’s mission is to fulfill America’s promise of equal justice by providing civil legal services to New Hampshire’s poor, including education and empowerment, advice, representation, and advocacy for systemic change.

The New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association/NH Training Institute on Addictive Disorders educates about alcohol and other drug related issues, as well as advocates on the issues pertinent to both NH citizens impacted by substance use disorders, and behavioral health professionals in substance use prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery.

One Sky is a private,non profit organizaton under contarct with the state of New Hampshire since 1983.  Our role is to plan, fund, provide and oversee community based services and supports for children and adults with developmental disabilities and acquired brain disoreds in Northern Rockingham County.  Our mission...

Five Rivers Conservation Trust works with landowners, communities and partners to conserve land of LOCAL imortance in the Greater Capital Region of New Hampshire, so that future generations can experience and enjoy food grown on local farms, hiking and paddling experiences close to home, a vibrant wildlife community, clean water, local forest products and iconic New England landscapes.

The Seacoast Science Center, located in historically rich Odiorne Point State Park, provides exceptional learning experiences in the marine and environmental sciences through dynamic and innovative programs and exhibits. Founded in 1992, the Seacoast Science Center serves 75,000 visitors annually with exhibits that interpret the area’s history and habitats, including salt and fresh water aquariums.

Founded in 2006, Castle Preservation Society is the nonprofit corporation responsible for the management, protection, and restoration of the historic Lucknow Estate, now known as Castle in the Clouds.

Pemi-Baker Literacy's mission is to improve individual literacy skills in the communities we serve because a community's well-being and stability is impacted by the degree to which its citizens are literate.

The SHARE Fund is a registered 501c3 nonprofit charitable outreach agency which provides various types of material and financial support to families and individuals in need during emergencies or times of severe hardship. Our primary goal is to provide the needed resources of food, shelter, and clothing. 

The Marion Gerrish Community Center and Thrift Shop was created in 1975 as the West Side Community Center and renamed in 1999 to honor its founder, Marion Gerrish.

The Mayhew Program challenges and helps at-risk New Hampshire boys to believe in themselves, work well with others, and find their best.

Voices Against Violence provides the following direct services to victims of domestic and sexual violence:  24-hour support line; confidential emergency shelter and food for women and children; emergency transportation; hospital accompaniment; court, social service, educational, and housing advocacy; support groups for adults and children; education programs for area schools on topics such as bullying and teasing, healthy relationships, dating violence.

Belknap House was formed as a 501 (c) 3 in Spetember 2013. Belknap House is a homeless shelter for families living in Belknap County.

The Community Alliance for Teen Safety (CATS) was founded in 1996 after 11 teens lost their lives in car crashes within a short period of time in Derry. Under the leadership of the Director of Emergency Services at Parkland Medical Center a grassroots coalition of community leaders, youth, parents and state safety specialists came together to determine what the root causes were that led to the tragedies. 

Bear-Paw Regional Greenways is a land trust with a mission to permanently conserve a network of lands that protects our region’s water, wildlife habitat, forests, and farmland.

Mid-State Health Center is an independent, non-profit, Federally Qualified Community Health Center established in 1998 whose mission is to deliver comprehensive primary care services to its community regardless of ability to pay.

Founded in 1987, the Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust's mission is to preserve and protect the rural character of the Mt. Kearsarge/Ragged/Lake Sunapee region for public benefit through: land conservation, stewardship, community engagement and organizational integrity.

Pro Portsmouth, Inc. is a non-profit organization established in 1977 with the production of the first Market Square Day. At its heart, the group began as a result of a grassroots effort by a group of people who wanted to make a positive impact on their community.

Since its resurrection in 2001 the Franklin Opera House has redefined itself as THE community resource for the performing arts, offering opportunities both for those seeking to perform, nurturing talent and building self-esteem, and affordable entertainment for residents of the wider Franklin area.

The Child Advocacy Center of Rockingham County's mission is to provide a safe environment for the evaluation of alleged child abuse for children 3 to 18 years of age. Through the collaboration of public, private, and community partners, we work to ensure the safety, health, and well being of abused children.

Keene Housing Kids Collaborative serves low income kids living in housing owned or managed by Keene Housing, including Housing Choice voucher holders.

D Acres is located in Dorchester, New Hampshire (population approximately 350) where there are no stoplights or convenience stores and many roads are not paved. Dorchester is a bedroom community -- the town residents generally either work in the woods or commute up to four hours to work at jobs elsewhere. Except for the food that people grow for themselves or gather in the woods, access to necessities requires a car.

Rockingham Nutrition and Meals on Wheels is about more than providing someone a meal.  It is about giving someone the means to maintain a healthy, independent living situation.

Dover’s Children’s Home was founded on May 10, 1893 as an orphanage to serve the children of Dover.  The mission has changed over the years to one of enriching the lives of adolescents and strengthening their family relationships through the highest quality residential treatment services and educational programs.

Incorporated in 2009, Arts Alive!'s official mission is to enhance quality of life by advancing arts and culture in the Monadnock region. We envision our region will have a flourising cultural community that values arts and culture and provides community support to facilitate success. 

 

Founded in 2009, Reality Check is is a 501c3 that provides drug and alcohol prevention education to school and colleges, prevention plan development for communities, interventionist services, out-patient treatment, and recovery support services to NH residents. 

Since 2000, the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications has brought in media and business professionals from around New Hampshire to teach free classes and low-cost workshops in all types of communications-related topics. Mrs. Loeb, the late president and publisher of The Union Leader and Sunday News, founded the school to give the public access to information about the First Amendment, journalism and communications in general.

Opportunity Networks Inc. is a Non-profit, 501( C ) (3), human service agency that has been providing employment and day programming opportunities for 34 years. We support some of the state’s most vulnerable citizens: adults with acquired and developmental disabilities.

Interlakes Community Caregivers, Inc., is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer organization that provides nonmedical supportive services and information to our neighbors to assist them in their daily lives.  

Nashua PAL's mission: to create a positive attitude between the children of Nashua and the members of the Police Department through PAL sponsored sports, enrichment, recreation, leadership, and educational activities.

Seacoast Family Promise empowers families with children experiencing homelessness to achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response.

Dover Adult Learning Center of Strafford County helps adults in the Strafford County area improve their lives through basic education, job training, high school completion, and enrichment classes.

Founded by a handful of concerned citizens in 1901, the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is one of the country's most effective statewide land conservation organizations.

Powered by rural women seeking better lives and livelihoods, WREN’s work has impacted thousands of people across New Hampshire’s North Country since 1994.

Easter Seals is the most comprehensive statewide nonprofit organization that provides services to children, adults, and seniors with disabilities and special needs. We are always there, meeting the most difficult challenges, creating innovative programs, and delivering critical services that benefit the entire family. We provide help, hope and answers so people with special needs can live more independent lives.

The Good Neighbor Clinics provide free medical and dental care to Upper Valley residents who are in the greatest need.

The Endowment for Health is a statewide, private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to improving the health of New Hampshire's people, especially those who are vulnerable and underserved.

AIDS Response Seacoast is a non-profit community-based HIV/AIDS Service Organization, based in Portsmouth, NH, dedicated to providing education, direct assistance and advocacy to persons and communities affected by HIV infection.

New Hampshire has always considered public education a precious civic asset.  We have formed Reaching Higher NH in 2015 to serve as a public education policy resource for New Hampshire parents, educators and elected officials.

My Breast Cancer Support is an independent NH 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides financial and emotional support to breast cancer patients throughout the Greater Seacoast area of New Hampshire and Southern Maine on their individual paths toward wellness and healing.

Second Start is committed to improving the economic and educational well being of New Hampshire residents. Our goal is to help people become more productive workers, family members and community citizens.

Margret and H.A. Rey, authors of the Curious George children's books and former summer residents of Waterville Valley NH, were artists and adventurers, historians and naturalists, gardeners and stewards. 

The Homeless Center for Strafford County (HCSC), located in Rochester, NH was founded in 1998, and is a seasonal emergency overnight shelter,serving homeless families, children and single women.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Hampshire is a statewide child advocacy organization that recruits, trains and supports volunteer guardians ad litem (GALs) who advocate for the best interests of New Hampshire's abused and neglected children in family court proceedings.

Recognizing the high value of arts education, the Contoocook Valley Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC), in partnership with all district towns, is working to design and build a multi-purpose arts facility that will serve as a performing arts center, instructional space and regional venue for arts events and exhibitions. 

DreamCatchers New Hampshire is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that recognizes the importance of social experiences for individuals of all ages and abilities. We focus on providing opportunities for 5th graders and beyond who experience learning or developmental disabilities to make friends, have fun and be embraced for their differences.

Fellowship Housing Opportunities is a non-profit organization that offers decent, affordable housing and behavioral health services to people with persistent mental illness in the Concord community. Fellowship Housing is committed to the role of an interested landlord, creating and preserving high quality living environments, and collaborating with other providers to support long-term stability in our renter's lives.

Ascentria Care Alliance, formerly Lutheran Social Services of New England, began in 1872 in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. Over the years, the nonprofit organization has expanded to include many programs throughout New England including operating offices in Concord and Manchester New Hampshire. With a mission to: "strengthen communities by empowering people to respond to life's challenges".

Plan NH is a membership organization of planning, design and development (and related) professionals.  Founded in 1989, we raise awareness of the impact of the built environment (what we build, where we build and how) on the health and vitality of communities here in the Granite State.  Our "audiences" are our members and others in the professions, as well as citizens and community leaders who care about where they live, work, and/or play.

The Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) federally qualified health center offering high-quality, comprehensive, and family-oriented primary health care and support services since 1993.

TASC's mission is to help people maintain their health, independence and dignity by mobilizing volunteer drivers to provide rides to eligible residents of the seacoast communities that we serve.

Waypoint empowers people of all ages through an array of human services and advocacy.

Vital Communities is a nonprofit organization based in White River Junction, Vermont, that brings together citizens, organizations, and communities to take on issues where an independent voice and regional approach are essential. We focus on finding solutions to the challenges facing the Upper Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire. Working together, we make our region a better place to live, work, and play every day.

Breathe New Hampshire is a well-established, 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has become an integral part of New Hampshire's public health landscape, focusing on critical issues related to lung health, such as tobacco use, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma, air quality and lung cancer.

LPC's mission is to restore and maintain a healthy population of loons throughout New Hampshire; to monitor the health and productivity of loon populations as sentinels of environmental quality; and to promote a greater understanding of loons and  the natural world.

Portsmouth Music and Arts Center (PMAC) is a community music and visual arts school providing creative learning opportunities for all ages. Our mission is to build community through the arts. From Kindermusik and pre-school art classes, to music ensembles and art classes for retirees, we have something for everyone.

Citizens for Criminal Justice Reform works for a just, humane, and restorative judicial and correctional system by means of research, public education, legislative advocacy, coalition building, community organizing, and litigation. We support rational, cost-effective programs and policies that reduce crime, lower recidivism, and make our society safer.

The Moore Center is one of New Hampshire's largest human services organizations, providing services to over 2,000 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and acquired brain disorders, as well as award-winning, innovative programs for children, adults and senior citizens.

The Turtle Ridge Foundation is proud to be a non-profit organization supporting adaptive and youth sports programs.

Since our founding in 1970, the Harris Center has become a transformative force in the Monadnock Region, where we promote understanding and respect for our natural environment through education of all ages, direct protection and exemplary stewardship of the region’s natural resources, conservation research, and programs that encourage active participation in the great outdoors.

The mission of “Shelter From The Storm” (SFTS) is to provide transitional housing and support services to the homeless.”  In the nine years since its inception in 2005, SFTS has developed an effective program for families needing temporary shelter, financial and employment education, and access to specialized support services.

Girls at Work, Inc. empowers at-risk girls in New Hampshire and throughout New England by teaching them woodworking skills and how to safely use power tools to build with a team of girls. We help them discover their inner power tools of strength and courage, tools that many will need to survive their challenging situations. So many of the girls we work with face neglect, abandonment and abuse in their lives. Our program lifts their spirits and shows them how powerful, strong and smart they really are!

Saved from demolition by the community in 1987 and blossoming today with nationally recognized programs, the nonprofit art center is delicately balancing successful growth. Since its 2003 designation as an “American Treasure,” by the US Senate. The Music Hall has emerged as a cultural anchor in the region, engaging 100,000 patrons each year, including 20,000 school children. 

Friends of Bedrock Gardens is dedicated to promoting Bedrock Gardens with its rich horticultural, art, and landscape-design experiences.

The Betty J. Borry Breast Cancer Retreats' mission is to support, empower and enhance the quality of life for women of all ages and stages of breast cancer through adventure based support opportunities in a retreat environment.

The Winnipesaukee Playhouse is a nonprofit organization that serves to develop and stage professional and community-based theatrical productions and to provide opportunities in theatre and the performing arts for the community.

Land For Good is an innovative New England-wide nonprofit that envisions vibrant landscapes of working farms and thriving farmers. Our mission is to keep New England's agricultural lands working by transforming how farmers access, hold and transfer farms and farmland.

Star Island Corporation's mission is "To own and maintain Star Island and such other property as the Corporation may hold or acquire, as a center for religious, educational, and kindred purposes consistent with the principles of the Unitarian Universalist Association and the United Church of Christ."

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is a science museum dedicated to NH space pioneers Admiral Alan Shepard - Navy test pilot, first American in space and one of only 12 people to have walked on the Moon - and Christa McAullife - innovative, dedicated educator and selected out of over 11,000 applicants to be NASA's Teacher-in-Space.

The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts is a state agency enhancing the quality of life in New Hampshire by stimulating economic growth through the arts, investing in the creativity of students, making the arts accessible to underserved populations, and preserving heritage arts. A Division of the New Hampshire Department of Cultural Resources, our mission is to promote the arts to protect and enrich New Hampshire’s unique quality of life.

Haverhill Historical Society, (HHS) an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of about 200 members with annual budgets in the ,000 range, was established in 1965 with a mission to collect, preserve and utilize materials which document and illustrate the history of the Town of Haverhill, NH (granted in 1763) and the surrounding area for educational purposes.

The Kingswood Youth Center was founded in 1999 for 7th - 12th grade students in the Governor Wentworth Regional School District who would otherwise spend after school hours idle or home alone. Our mission is to provide a safe, positive environment in which youth may grow, learn and develop important life skills critical to their success in the adult world. Although open to all middle and high school students, over 75% of our youth are at risk.

The mission of The Palace Theatre Trust is to enrich the region's cultural life and serve as a community resource through its stewardship of the historic Palace Theatre. It does so by providing a broad range of live, high quality, professional and community performances, as well as educational opportunities for performers and audiences of all ages. Built in 1914, the Palace Theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Squam Lakes Association is dedicated to conserving for public benefit the natural beauty, peaceful character and unique resource values of the lakes and surrounding area. In cooperation with local and state authorities and other conservation organizations, the Association promotes the protection, careful use and shared enjoyment of the lakes, mountains, forest, open spaces and wildlife of the Squam Lakes region.

At Volunteers of America Northern New England we serve the people of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont with the promise to "go wherever we are needed, and do whatever comes to hand." Our mission is to reach out and uplift the human condition and provide opportunity for individual and community involvement. Volunteers of America Northern New England is one of 38 Volunteers of America affiliates across the United States.

Since The Nashua Senior Activity Center first opened in 1978 it has been a focal point for more than 2,000 people over the age of 50 in the greater Nashua area who depend on the center to support their independence, increase their social network, and improve their quality of life. 

We envision a peaceful and connected world. Our mission is to bring the world to New England's doorstep by providing extraordinary programs and celebrations of world cultures. We opened our doors July 1, 2002 in the historic Baptist Church Building in Peterborough.  Our founders who were educators, collectors and world travellors created the Mariposa as a hands-on museum of folk art.

Red River Theatres is a 3-screen, non-profit cinema located in downtown Concord, New Hampshire.  It shows the best of current independent and foreign films, classics, documentaries and cult favorites.   Red River also promotes and supports the work of local film artists in order to increase public access to new and local works in film and video.  Red River actively cultivates cultural and economic growth for the capital city and beyond by attracting artists, collaborative partners, patrons and tourists. 

Some 65 years ago a dream became a reality and the Tapply-Thompson Community Center (formerly Bristol Community Center) was born.  It has been enjoyed by thousands of people in the Newfound Lake region ever since.  The Center was built on the philosophy that , "If one adult life is influenced for the good, it is money well spent."  It is overseen by a Recreation Advisory Council with representation from the eight participating towns and other local organizations.

The New Hampshire Musculoskeletal Institute was founded in 1994 in order to provide musculoskeletal healthcare professionals with a resource for continuing education and collegiality; we also conduct research. After a recent strategic planning effort, we have expanded our education focus to include healthcare professions students as well as the public. 

Goodwin Community Health was first formed as Avis Goodwin Community Health Center as a department of Wentworth Douglass Hospital in 1969, when Avis Goodwin, a social worker, discovered that women were delivering their babies in the emergency room without any prenatal care. She recruited a group of volunteer obstetricians from Garrison Women’s Health to establish a prenatal clinical for the underserved population of Strafford County. In 1971, the agency was incorporated and became a 501 (c) (3), non-profit organization.

Since 1963, Copper Cannon Camp has been providing a free summer camp to New Hampshire's low income youth. Over 20,000 children have had a chance to experience the wonders of the outdoors, positive adult role models and three nutritious meals a day while at camp. For many, this one week experience can be life changing. Copper Cannon Camp offers programming for children eight through seventeen including a Counselor in Training (CIT) program for kids age sixteen and a Junior Counselor (JC) internship for kids age seventeen.

New Heights is the Seacoast’s largest, most comprehensive out-of-school program for young people between the ages of 11 to 18 (those entering 6th grade to those in 12th.) Our over-arching mission is to help teens make a successful transition to adulthood. We do this by providing teens with health-related opportunities and programs that foster respect for themselves, others, and the environment.

Kismet Rock Foundation (Kismet) enhances the physical, intellectual and emotional development of well-functioning but economically disadvantaged children by providing access to the immense value of a comprehensive education in technical rock climbing. By developing their potential, Kismet prepares students to positively contribute to their communities and their culture throughout their lives.

The Upper Valley Music Center offers music training and ensembles for all ages and instruments via tradtitional and Suzuki methods.

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