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innovation creating
positive systemic
change.

What We Fund

News

Report outlines benefit of outreach to those who need help buying food in NH

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 […]

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Foundation grants $1.5M in 2020

In 2020 the Foundation provided more than $1.5 million in 30 grant awards and other related investments to support the work of its partner organizations and move its mission forward. Since 1997 it has invested more than $15 million into New Hampshire communities to benefit the state’s most vulnerable children. For detail see 2020 annual […]

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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 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.

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We care

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

Impact

Recent Projects

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.

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