Single year and multi-year requests will be considered. Single year awards range from $10,000-$20,000.
Multi-year awards, up to three years, may not exceed $20,000/year.
New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation, a statewide health philanthropy established in 1997, awards grants that support organizations, coalitions, and other tax exempt entities to advance the foundation funding priorities and goals. The mission of the foundation is, “to improve the health and wellness of New Hampshire’s population, with a focus on its most vulnerable children.” The priority populations are children up to age five and their families.
Grant awards are made to advance five priorities: increase access to children’s health and dental insurance coverage, prevent childhood obesity, promote oral health, reduce food insecurity, and prevent and reduce childhood trauma.
Our traditional grantmaking vehicle, responsive grants, are awarded for requests received in response to a biannual Call for Proposals.
The focus areas for responsive grantmaking are to:
Applicants may apply for a grant to address any of the three funding priorities through the responsive process.
Single year awards range from $10,000 -$20,000/year and multi-year awards, up to three years, are available for $20,000/year or a maximum of $60,000. Single or multi year awards are made in consideration of the intended outcomes specified in the application, and availability of foundation funds.
New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation considers requests for funding that present the most promise for advancing the foundation’s priorities and strategies. In doing so, the foundation seeks to build knowledge and strengthen capacity of nonprofit organizations, communities, and others, to benefit the residents of New Hampshire.
Through responsive grantmaking, New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation awards funding to:
Build and disseminate knowledge – (Increase and improve knowledge)
Share experience and sustain new capacity – (Develop and strengthen capacity)
Use data to inform need – (Data collection)
Drive impact for change – (Policy change)
The online responsive grant application will open on February 1. If you would like to be added to our email list and notified about New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation funding opportunities, subscribe to our Enewsletter at the bottom of this page.
*Not all Letters of Inquiry result in an invitation to submit a full application
Note: Applicant organizations must be in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations
The New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation distributed $800,000 during its latest program year, with new one-year awards benefiting 14 health-related initiatives and projects at nonprofit and community organizations across the state.