We understand

that prevention
is powerful.

What We Fund


The Children’s Health Foundation’s initial approach to addressing the coronavirus pandemic

President Gail Garceau’s remarks to NH Funder’s Forum, June 3 / / The COVID-19 crisis has a potentially far-reaching, long-term negative impact on children. Added family stresses related to the COVID-19 crisis – including job loss, isolation, excessive confinement, and anxieties over health and finances – heighten the risk of violence in the home, including […]

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Foundation’s 2019 annual report now available

In 2019 the Foundation not only awarded $989,800 in grant awards and other related investments but also leveraged more than $630,000 in additional funding for its mission partners. It also began to implement a new strategic grantmaking initiative which directs funding in a more thoughtful and coordinated fashion to drive progress in two of its […]

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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 2020 award will be presented to Dianne Macon at the Foundation’s annual event on October 7.  Three years ago, Macon was approached by the Goffstown Network Food Pantry to start a weekend food program for children in Goffstown, New Boston and Dunbarton. Starting from scratch, the newly-retired teacher quickly recruited a team of volunteers and created a unique and innovative program in partnership with area schools.

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We care

about the health and
well-being of all
vulnerable children
and their families.


Recent Projects

The New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation awarded $989,800 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.

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