Fosters Daily Democrat – April 29, 2021 // STRAFFORD — Strafford Regional Planning Commission has announced the launch of its Promoting Outdoor Play (POP!) online tool, which is an interactive map of over 300 publicly accessible recreation sites spread amongst the 18 communities in the SRPC region. Funded by the NH Children’s Health Foundation, SRPC has […]
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Policy brief outlines case for public support and NH expansion // The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP – formerly called food stamps), is a long-established, well-known federally funded nutrition program that helps millions of low-income individuals and families buy groceries. One in nine families in the United States benefit from participation in the program. Approximately […]
Every day is a chance to connect, even if it’s just with a smile // FRANKLIN NH — Since well before the onset of the pandemic, there has been a simple flyer posted on the entrance door to the kitchen at Franklin Middle School. Titled Franklin Food Service Food For Thought its message conveys this […]
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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Breaking the cycle to create a new story // Imagine that you are the foster parent of two toddlers who were born drug-exposed and who exhibit such challenging behaviors that you have been asked to remove them from two day care centers. You and your spouse, who are hoping to provide a nurturing and stable […]
New report outlines recommendations A recently released literature review by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire attempts to untangle the relationships between different elements of food security and to identify the role that each component plays in producing food-secure populations, and in turn, healthy, well-nourished families and children. The […]
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 Requests for single year projects up to $20,000, and multi-year requests up to […]
The New Hampshire Children’s Health Foundation recently awarded grants to nine projects designed to improve children’s health. In support of its oral health priority, the Foundation awarded $20,000 to the New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition to support oral health statewide policy, advocacy and provider education. In support of its reducing food insecurity funding priority, it awarded: […]