Our vision

is that all children thrive
and reach their full potential.

What We Fund


Outstanding psychologist recognized as a tireless advocate for children’s mental health

Dr. Cathleen “Cassie” Yackley of Bradford has been selected by the New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation as the 2023 recipient of the Sandi Van Scoyoc Legacy Award. A psychologist, Dr. Yackley has been a champion for children’s mental health for decades. When she first moved to the New Hampshire she began practice in community mental […]

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Foundation adds its first Director of Research and Community Impact

Alisa Druzba has been named the foundation’s first Director of Research and Community Impact. Her work will involve research and analysis of children’s health data, developing research insights for use in internal foundation planning and external stakeholder engagement, and convening the foundation’s external stakeholders to advance the state of children’s health in New Hampshire. She […]

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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 2023 recipient is Dr. Cassie Yackley who is a tireless advocate for children’s mental health.

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Our mission

is to improve
the health and wellbeing
of all New Hampshire children.


Recent Projects

The New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation awarded $883,000 in grants and strategic investments during its latest program year, with new awards and field investments benefiting 23 health-related initiatives and projects at nonprofit and community organizations across the state.

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