Union Leader: NH Voices: Gail Garceau — With school out, we need safe routes for children

WITH SCHOOLS SOON to be out for the summer, it’s important for us all to remember to be on heightened alert for young children while driving — particularly through areas where kids will be traveling to get to parks and playgrounds. Unfortunately, walking and bicycling routes to playgrounds often have safety gaps that make it […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Our New Strategic Grantmaking

During 2018, the New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation Board of Directors and its staff completed a strategic planning process that resulted in refinements to the foundation’s grant making and funding approach. Two of the foundation’s five funding priorities, Increase Access to Children’s Health and Dental Insurance Coverage and Prevent and Reduce Childhood Trauma are now […]

Important new study documents a significant share of NH children are at risk

Science tells us that investing in the early years of a child’s life matters because it is during this time that we set the foundation for all learning and growth. That is why The Endowment for Health, the NH Charitable Foundation and the New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation commissioned two studies over two years by […]

2019 Call for Spring Grant Applications

The New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation grant application process is now open for the following funding priorities: Promote oral health for children through age five and pregnant women  Prevent childhood obesity with a focus on children through age five Reduce food insecurity We anticipate two rounds of funding in 2019. Requests for single year projects […]

More Than $800,000 in Grant Awards Made in 2018

The New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation awarded more than $800,000 during the 2018 program year. The funding benefitted 17 health-related initiatives and projects at nonprofit and community organizations across the state. The foundation’s grants address the health of New Hampshire’s youngest and most vulnerable children ages 0-5, their families, and the communities where they live. […]

Foundation Investment Yields Meaningful Return

A recent $3,600 grant by the New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation generated $800,000 in federal grant funding for the City of Manchester to provide services to children exposed to traumatic events. The foundation funded a grant writer for the city to apply for funding from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance to […]

We are adding strategic grantmaking to our portfolio

During 2018, the New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation Board of Directors and its staff completed a strategic planning process that has resulted in refinements to our grant making and funding approach. For 20 years, the foundation has granted $750,000 or more each year to community health centers, health policy organizations and community-based organizations to deliver […]

Littleton Woman Named to Health Foundation Board

CONCORD NH — Lisa Bujno, MSN, APRN, of Littleton, has been elected to the board of directors of the New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation. Bujno is assistant medical director at Ammonoosuc Community Health Center. She formerly served as deputy director and Title V director with the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services and associate […]