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The Nonprofit Insider is your source for what's happening at nonprofits in New Hampshire. See who got funding, who is winning awards and learn about board and staff changes. If you have news you'd like to share related to funding awards, organizational or individual awards, board and staff changes, collaboration or expanded or new services please send it to us at info@nhnonprofits.org. Announcements of upcoming events should be submitted to the community calendar.

 

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

Monadnock United Way Reaches 30% of Goal with $694,369 Raised to Date

Keene – The first Report Breakfast for the 2013-2013 Monadnock United Way (MUW) campaign was held on Wednesday, September 26th at Stone Arch Village in Keene. Bill Goodwin, General Campaign Chair, welcomed an enthusiastic crowd to this year’s first meeting. Bill acknowledged and thanked the many campaign volunteers in attendance including Loaned Employees, Division Chairs, Partner Agency representatives and Campaign Coordinators.
Posted on: September 27, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

St. Mary’s Bank Announces $2,500 Grant to CTAC

Funds will help provide computer repair services to in-need Greater Manchester residents
Manchester – St. Mary’s Bank has announced a $2,500 grant to the not-for-profit Computer Technology Assistance Corps (CTAC), of Goffstown.The money will help cover the cost of computer repair services for underserved and low-income residents in the Greater Manchester area. The Computer Technology Assistance Corps restores and refurbishes recently retired computers donated by businesses and individuals, and then distributes the computers at a minimal cost to low-income households, not-for-profits, community service organizations, schools and other groups. CTAC also provides low-income individuals with training and support services, including computer repairs and upgrades.
Posted on: September 27, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

Lincoln Financial Foundation Awards Families in Transition $5,000

Concord – Families in Transition (FIT), a Manchester and Concord-based homeless services provider, recently received a $5,000 grant from Lincoln Financial Foundation. This grant will help fund the “essential basket” program, which provides basic necessities for homeless individuals and families in Concord, NH when they move into FIT housing. Because new residents are homeless when they move into housing that FIT provides, most do not have basic household items. FIT’s “essential basket” program allows participants to move into an apartment with household items necessary for day-to-day living such as a bed, dishes, blankets, and cleaning supplies.
Posted on: September 23, 2012
Topics: Funding Awards

Mt. Washington Observatory Earns $20,000 Grant in Chase Community Giving Contest

North Conway - Local nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory was among the 30,000 charities from across the country nominated to participate in the 2012 Chase Community Giving contest. The philanthropy program asked the public to vote for their favorite charities, awarding a total of $5 million in grants to the top 196 vote-getters. At the end of the contest Mount Washington Observatory landed in 55th place with a total of 3,250 votes, earning the nonprofit a $20,000 grant.
Posted on: September 21, 2012
Topics: Award Winners

St. Mary's Bank Donates $2,800 to Holy Cross Family Learning Center

Manchester - St. Mary’s Bank recently gave $2,800 to the Holy Cross Family Learning Center to help upgrade the technology in their classrooms. The funds went to purchasing five computers to help adults with job searching, resume writing, English literacy skills, as well as other skill building activities.
Posted on: September 17, 2012
Topics: Board Announcements

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