HNH Foundation Awards $234,202 to Improve the Health of New Hampshire Children
The HNH Foundation awarded $234,202 in grants in spring 2017. The awards benefited ten health-related initiatives and projects at non-profit and community organizations across the state. The HNH Foundation made one-year grants to address the health of New Hampshire’s youngest and most vulnerable children and their families.
Grants awarded in spring 2017 include support for promoting oral health, increasing access to locally-grown food, preventing childhood obesity, and improving capacity to help infants and young children who have experienced trauma. According to HNH Foundation President Gail Garceau, these grants address the Foundation’s core mission: “We seek to support innovative ways to advance our funding priorities and recognize that broad, strategic collaboration is what moves our good intentions into the arena of real change.”
Grant recipients include: Antioch University New England, Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Hunger Free Vermont, Merrimack County Conservation District, Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter, NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, The Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success, Turning Points Network, University of New Hampshire, and Fair Food Network.