2017 Grant Recipients
Arts In Reach (AIR)
Arts in Reach, serving Rockingham and Strafford counties
AIR pairs performing, visual, and literary arts education with mentoring to enrich the lives of disadvantaged teenage girls, ages 13 to 18.
Bhutanese Community of New Hampshire
Bhutanese Community of New Hampshire, Statewide
Bhutanese Community of New Hampshire creates an enduring legacy of Bhutanese heritage for future generations through stewardship of successful integration and community contributions.
Circle Program, serving Belknap, Grafton, and Merrimack counties
Circle Program provides socially and economically disadvantaged New Hampshire girls with new opportunities to develop the skills, courage, and confidence they need to handle the challenges in their lives.
Girls at Work
Girls at Work, serving Hillsborough County
Girls at Work empowers girls with the tools to overcome adversity and build confidence to face current and future life challenges.
Green Mountain Children’s Center
Green Mountain Children’s Center, serving Sullivan County
Green Mountain Children’s Center provides high-quality early care and education and out of school time care for children residing in Claremont, NH.
HAVEN, serving Rockingham and Strafford counties
HAVEN (formerly A Safe Place and SASS) works to support and empower women, men, youth and families to heal from abuse and rebuild their lives.
Hospice Help Foundation
Hospice Help Foundation, Statewide
Hospice Help Foundation provides financial support to hospice patients and their families who have dire financial need to ease the emotional burdens that accompany a terminal diagnosis.
Nashua Soup Kitchen
Nashua Soup Kitchen, serving Hillsborough County
Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter provides shelter and food to those in need in the Greater Nashua area.
New American Africans
New American Africans, serving Merrimack County
New American Africans strengthens and sustains immigrants by gathering for mutual support and education, promoting leadership development and sharing values and culture that will enrich the broader community.
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, Statewide
The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund was honored with the Women’s Foundation’s inaugural SHE Change Award for its Business of Child Care project. This project helps child care and early education directors better understand and manage their centers’ finances. The project includes business self-assessments, group and one-on-one training, and stipends.
New Hampshire Legal Assistance
New Hampshire Legal Assistance, Statewide
The Women’s Foundation’s first “Pathways to Prosperity” grant was presented to New Hampshire Legal Assistance to support their Domestic Violence Advocacy Program. NHLA provides civil legal services to New Hampshire’s poor, including education and empowerment, advice, representation, and advocacy for systemic change.
Shelter from the Storm
Shelter From the Storm, serving Cheshire County
Shelter from the Storm provides transitional housing and support programs for the homeless in Cheshire County.
TLC Family Resource Center
TLC Family Resource Center, serving Sullivan County
TLC Family Resource Centers promotes the optimal health and development of children and families throughout Sullivan county.
Victory Women of Vision
Victory Women of Vision, serving Hillsborough County
Victory Women of Vision strengthens newly arrived immigrant and refugee families by assisting them with adapting to the new culture in which they find themselves, through mutual assistance, crisis intervention, education and support.
Voices Against Violence
Voices Against Violence, serving Grafton County
Voices Against Violence breaks the cycle of violence by providing comprehensive services for all victims and survivors and by creating social change through education and action.
WISE, serving Grafton County
WISE leads the Upper Valley to end gender-based violence through survivor-centered advocacy, prevention, education and mobilization for social change.