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Goodwin Community Health and Families First Announce Intent to Merge

Goodwin Community Health of Somersworth and Families First Health & Support Center of Portsmouth today announced their intent to merge. The boards of directors of both organizations have unanimously agreed to become one organization by the end of 2017.
Posted on: September 27, 2017
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Volunteer NH and NH Center for Nonprofits Partner on High Impact Volunteer Engagement Program

WASHINGTON - Today, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) announced that Volunteer New Hampshire (VNH) has received a grant through the Volunteer Generation Fund of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service programs. Volunteer NH will use the Volunteer Generation Fund grant to increase volunteer engagement statewide in New Hampshire, expand volunteer opportunities, and build the capacity of nonprofits to work with volunteers to achieve high-impact results.
Posted on: September 5, 2017
Topics: Collaboration | Funding Awards

Impact Monadnock Merges with Monadnock United Way

Impact Monadnock, an early childhood development initiative in the Monadnock Region, merged with Monadnock United Way (MUW) on July 18, 2017. Founded three years ago, Impact Monadnock (IM) was created in response to research indicating that increasing support for early childhood development can have a powerful impact on the region’s long-term success in areas as broad as child well-being and the ability to graduate and earn a living in this region. 
Posted on: August 22, 2017
Topics: Collaboration | Expansion | Something New

New partnership will expand business education to NH startup farms and fishing

Farm Credit East has provided a grant to the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund to help the Granite State’s small farms and commercial fishing businesses strengthen their business practices.
Posted on: October 26, 2016
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Ribbon Cutting at West Side Neighborhood Health Center

Mayor Ted Gatsas did the honors at the ribbon cutting on September 8 for the West Side Neighborhood Health Center, which is now part of Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC). The Mayor noted that many people on the West Side of Manchester are going to be able to walk to the West Side Neighborhood Health Center.
Posted on: September 16, 2016
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Granite United Way Invests in Manchester’s Mental Health

Granite United Way recently announced a $40,000 grant to Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) to support MCHC’s collaboration with the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester and YWCA New Hampshire for mental health treatment and prevention of substance misuse.
Posted on: July 13, 2016
Topics: Collaboration | Funding Awards

New Partnership Links Health, Legal Needs

The NH Medical-Legal Partnership has been formed by the Manchester Community Health Center and NH Legal Assistance in an effort to provide integrated legal and medical services for patients at the health center who need legal assistance.
Posted on: January 25, 2016
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Marjorie Droppa, PhD Joins Monadnock United Way as Interim Program Director for New Early Childhood Development Initiative

Marjorie Droppa, PhD, has been hired as the Interim Program Director for a new Collective Impact initiative focusing on early childhood development in the Monadnock Region. Recently, Impact Monadnock, a local non-profit organization, chose Monadnock United Way (MUW) in partnership with Spark NH to lead this new initiative. 
Posted on: March 11, 2015
Topics: Collaboration | Staff Changes | Something New

New Hampshire Non-Profit Professional Development Organizations Merge

Two leading non-profit professional development organizations, New Hampshire’sCouncil on Fundraising (CONFR) and the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Northern New EnglandChapter (AFP-NNE) have formally agreed to merge their operations to serve professional and volunteer
Posted on: December 1, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Manchester Community Health Center & Child Health Services Combine Operations

Citing enhanced comprehensive services to clients and greater cost savings, Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) and Child Health Services (CHS) announced today that their organizations will become one operation effective 11/1/14.
Posted on: October 29, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Expansion

4 North Country Hospitals Take Step Toward Affiliation

Four North Country hospitals have agreed to a blueprint that would bring them together under an umbrella organization – a move that officials say isn’t a merger but an affiliation agreement.
Posted on: July 22, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Monadnock United Way and FamilyWize Team Up

With the ongoing increase in efforts to effectively address mental health in communities across the country, Monadnock United Way and the FamilyWize Community Service Partnership have teamed together to provide a solution for the community. Local residents have saved $70,590 on mental health prescription medications they might not have been able to afford otherwise, thanks to a partnership between the two organizations.
Posted on: July 16, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Common Good Ventures & Institute for Civic Leadership Announce Intent to Merge

Merger promises to continue and expand the work done by both to strengthen communities in Northern New England, by strengthening the effectiveness of leaders and organizations.
Posted on: May 21, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Expansion | Something New

HIVE Program featured in Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

The Center's High Impact Volunteer Engagement, or HIVE, program was recently featured in an article for the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript.
Posted on: May 6, 2014
Topics: Collaboration | Something New

Two Manchester Health Clinics Working on Merger Plan

Two non-profit organizations that provide health care to the poor and uninsured are close to announcing plans to combine their organizations into a single entity, according to the board president of Child Health Services.
Posted on: March 12, 2014
Topics: Collaboration

New Heights, New Outlook Teen Center Merge

In a move extensively discussed and examined the past 12 months, New Heights' board of directors on Thursday voted unanimously to merge with New Outlook Teen Center in Exeter.
Posted on: November 25, 2013
Topics: Collaboration

HNH Foundation Contract to Create Marketplace Outreach and Enrollment Plan

While the NH Health Insurance Marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act will begin enrollment on October 1, 2013, its existence alone will not be enough to ensure that the uninsured will gain health insurance coverage. Outreach and enrollment will be critical so that 1) NH residents are aware of the availability of coverage offered through the Marketplace, 2) they visit the Marketplace to review their options, and 3) they understand the options in order to select the one that best meets their needs.
Posted on: September 12, 2013
Topics: Collaboration

CVTC Hosts Bus Trip to NH Highland Games & Festival

Contoocook Valley Transportation Company (CVTC) is taking reservations for a day trip to the 38th Annual New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival at Loon Mountain Resort in Lincoln, NH. Immerse yourself in the largest Scottish festival in the Northeast and the largest cultural festival in NH on Sunday, September 22nd, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Posted on: August 26, 2013
Topics: Collaboration

Organizations Sought for VISTA Volunteers

The Families in Transition VISTA Program is currently seeking five non-profit or local/state organizations to partner with FIT by hosting an AmeriCorps VISTA member at their organization.
Posted on: August 26, 2013
Topics: Collaboration

Mount Washington Observatory Announces New Autumn Day Trips with the Mt. Washington Cog Railway

The nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory is proud to announce its newest educational offering: Autumn day trips to the summit of Mount Washington featuring round-trip transportation on the historic Mt. Washington Cog Railway and a full day, expert-guided exploration of the Northeast's tallest peak. The trips will be offered September 13 and September 20, 2013.
Posted on: August 16, 2013
Topics: Collaboration | Expansion | Something New


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