The New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation committed $1,511,589 in grant and directed funding in its latest grant round. The projects funded included efforts to improve children’s oral health, reduce food insecurity, address childhood trauma and increase opportunities for healthy eating or active living. The Foundation makes grants for terms ranging from one to three years. […]
The New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute has produced a new analysis of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, and explores New Hampshire’s effectiveness in enrolling beneficiaries in the program compared to neighboring states. The program supports the nutritional needs of individuals and families facing economic hardships and limited incomes. In […]
Van Scoyoc Legacy Award
This award recognizes a New Hampshire not-for-profit organization, or an individual who works for a non-profit, that demonstrates exemplary and aspirational commitment or innovation toward improving the health of New Hampshire’s children and families.
The 2021 recipient was Franklin School District Food Service Director Brenda Petelle, who with her her staff, bus drivers and volunteers, prepared, packed, and delivered more than 970 meals each day to kids and families who needed food during the early months of the pandemic when schools were fully remote.
Nominations for the 2022 award will close on February 18. Click below for nomination criteria.
The New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation awarded $930,450 in grants during its latest program year, with new awards and field investments benefiting 30 health-related initiatives and projects at nonprofit and community organizations across the state.