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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.

 

Friends Program Welcomes Celia Chase to Board of Trustees

The Friends Program Board of Trustees recently elected Celia Chase to a three-year term on the Board. The Board members welcomed Celia’s extensive business background and deep involvement in community organizations as an asset and are pleased that she is so committed the mission of the Friends Program.
Posted on: October 20, 2017
Topics: board | Board Announcements | Something New

New Futures Appoints New Vice President of Policy

New Futures announced today that Jake Berry has joined the health policy and advocacy organization to further develop the organization’s policy expertise in healthcare, substance use, and early childhood. As Vice President of Policy, Jake will manage the organization’s growing policy portfolio, tracking critical legislation and ensuring that lawmakers, advocates, and the public are well-informed about New Futures’ core issues.
Posted on: October 19, 2017
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

First Nashua Nonprofit Embraces Solar and Energy Efficiency

The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter (NSKS), which provides food and shelter to thousands of local residents in need, is set to become the first solar-powered nonprofit organization in Nashua. The NSKS Board recently contracted with ReVision Energy for the installation and operation of a 39.3-kilowatt solar array, augmenting its longstanding commitment to energy efficiency and sustainability while saving thousands of dollars in electricity costs per year.
Posted on: October 10, 2017
Topics: Something New

Spaulding Youth Center Welcomes Cheryl Avery as Director of Development and Community Relations

Spaulding Youth Center is excited to welcome Cheryl Avery as its new Director of Development and Community Relations. In this role, Ms. Avery will serve as the chief fundraising coordinator responsible for providing strategic leadership for planning, implementation and administration of fundraising activities for Spaulding Youth Center.
Posted on: October 3, 2017
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

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

Graceful Giving Campaign to Celebrate NH Non-Profits

This October, everyone can join in a creative celebration of non-profits. Last year, Robin Eichert, founder of PeopleSense Consulting in Jaffrey, started this annual event when she celebrated her dog Grace’s birthday in a very special way. Grace is no ordinary dog. When she was just a pup, she was rescued from the streets of Puerto Rico by a non-profit. To honor the spirit of generosity and kindness that saved Grace, Eichert launched something called the Graceful Giving Campaign.
Posted on: September 26, 2017
Topics: Something New

HNH Foundation Awards $234,202 to Improve the Health of New Hampshire Children

The HNH Foundation awarded $234,202 in grants in spring 2017. The awards benefited ten health-related initiatives and projects at non-profit and community organizations across the state. The HNH Foundation made one-year grants to address the health of New Hampshire’s youngest and most vulnerable children and their families.
Posted on: September 21, 2017
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

World Affairs Council of NH Names New Board Members

The World Affairs Council of NH is excited to announce two new members joining the Board of Directors: Evelyn Aissa and Norman Turcotte.
Posted on: September 11, 2017
Topics: board | Board Announcements | Something New

Jill Morgan to Join Monadnock United Way As Program Director for the Impact Monadnock Early Childhood Initiative

Jill Morgan comes to Monadnock United Way from the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota where she was Intergovernmental Relations Senior Resource Coordinator.
Posted on: September 1, 2017
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Peter Smith Joins Monadnock United Way As Campaign and Donor Relations Manager

Peter Smith has joined Monadnock United Way (MUW) as Campaign and Donor Relations Manager. He has lived and worked in the Monadnock Region since 1984. A graduate of Keene State College, Peter comes to MUW from Marlboro College in Vermont where he was Director of Annual Giving.
Posted on: September 1, 2017
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

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

Evie Stacy, Spaulding Youth Center Medical Director, Receives 2017 AANP Nurse Practitioner State Award of Excellence

Spaulding Youth Center is proud to announce Evie Stacy, Spaulding Youth Center Medical Director, received the 2017 American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) State Award of Excellence. Since 2001, Ms. Stacy has played a critical role on our esteemed medical team here on campus.
Posted on: August 15, 2017
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Brian Mooney Promoted to Executive Director of Hope for New Hampshire Recovery

Brian Mooney has accepted the position as executive director of Hope for New Hampshire Recovery (Hope). Mooney was formerly the Director of Operations with the organization.
Posted on: August 14, 2017
Topics: Staff Changes | Something New

Tonya Splett Receives Spaulding Youth Center’s Q2 Spaulding Spirit Award

Spaulding Youth Center is pleased to present its Q2 Spaulding Spirit Award to Tonya Splett, Residential Assistant III. The Spaulding Spirit Award honors employees and acknowledges their hard work.
Posted on: August 10, 2017
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

Endowment for Health Awards More Than $2.1 Million in Grants; Projects Include Timely Research to Help Navigate a Changing Health-Policy Landscape

The Endowment for Health, New Hampshire’s largest health foundation, has awarded more than $2.1 million in grants over the past three quarters.
Posted on: July 31, 2017
Topics: Funding Awards | Something New

NH Center for Nonprofits Announces Graduates of Hoffman-Haas Fellowship

Nineteen new graduates completed the Hoffman-Haas Fellowship, a nonprofit board leadership program of the NH Center for Nonprofits. Each of the graduating Hoffman-Haas Fellows received mentoring from an experienced board member and attended workshops with nationally recognized experts on topics of fiscal strategy, sustainability, fundraising, and governance.
Posted on: July 17, 2017
Topics: Something New

Ten Organizations Complete Nonprofit Sustainability Institute

The NH Center for Nonprofits announced the completion of the first cohort of the Nonprofit Sustainability Institute. Ten organizations participated in the six-month program which is based on the theories and teachings of The Sustainability Mindset.
Posted on: July 17, 2017
Topics: Something New

Monadnock United Way Welcomes Kate Cote

Kate Cote has joined Monadnock United Way (MUW) as administrative assistant. She has lived and worked in the Monadnock Region since 2005. Since graduating from Keene State College in 2007, Kate has held positions in customer service at People’s United Bank and NBT Bank, and most recently as a customer care account specialist at United Natural Foods.
Posted on: July 6, 2017
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

Bruce King Joins NHFPI Board of Directors

The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute announces the election of Bruce King of Etna to the organization's Board of Directors. Bruce King is president and CEO of New London Hospital and has more than 30 years' experience working in the field of health care finance and administration in New Hampshire.
Posted on: July 6, 2017
Topics: Board Announcements | Something New

Families First employee Named Hygienist of the Year

The New Hampshire Dental Society recently named Cynthia Bishop, RDH, as Hygienist of the Year. Bishop, a Certified Public Health Dental Hygienist, has worked as Seacoast Healthy Grins program coordinator for Families First Health and Support Center since 2003. In this role, she visits preschool, elementary and middle school classrooms in Portsmouth and nearby towns. She provides oral health education, screenings, cleanings, sealants, temporary fillings and referrals to dentists to children at each school.
Posted on: June 27, 2017
Topics: Award Winners | Something New

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