2017 Grant Awards

2017 Awards -  $360,160
All Funding 2017 - $807,427


2017 Grant Awards


Award Purpose

Prevent and Reduce Childhood Trauma $64,782


Antioch University New England
Area Served: Manchester

Training for first responders, social service and mental health providers in trauma informed skills (based on audience) for children up to age 6 exposed to domestic violence.


New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Area Served: Statewide
  1. Provide Children Exposed to Domestic Violence training 15 crisis center shelter staff and 12 AmeriCorps members serving survivors of domestic violence with children.
  2. Train approx. 75-100 direct services providers statewide in understanding trauma in children and/or trauma informed services.
  3. Include childhood trauma in the domestic violence training curriculum for 100 NH police academy recruits and 20 sexual assault nurse examiners.


Turning Point Network
Area Served: Sullivan County

Conduct a needs assessment via interviews and focus group to inform new onsite services for children experiencing trauma as a result of witnessing domestic violence.

Prevent Childhood Obesity $10,000


Central New Hampshire Planning Commission
Area Served: Hillsboro

Through various outreach and planning activities produce a plan for the Town of Hillsboro to improve access to play for young children up to age 5 and their families.

Reduce Food Insecurity $143,767


Hunger Free Vermont
Area Served: Upper Valley

To develop the Hunger Council of the Upper Valley to reduce the incidence of hunger and food insecurity for children, families, and individuals in the region.


Merrimack County Conservation District
Area Served: Concord

To support ongoing assistance to refugee and New American women in the establishment of an International Farmers’ Market.


The Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success (ORIS)
Area Served: Greater Manchester, Concord

Expand educational programming about the uses, preparation, availability and health benefits of fresh produce items at farmers’ markets, CSAs and other venues.


Fair Food Network
Area Served: Goffstown, Allenstown, Laconia, Berlin

To pilot a Double Up SNAP incentive effort in retail grocers (this project is in partnership with five NH funders).


Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter
Area Served: 4 census tracts in Nashua

To plan, coordinate resources, and implement a course of action to bring access to fresh, healthy food to four target neighborhoods.


Cheshire County Conservation District
Area Served: Winchester

To establish, market and distribute locally produced fruits and vegetables for residents/families @ low income housing site

Promote Oral Health Prevention $28,971


University of New Hampshire, Inst. for Health Policy and Practice
Area Served: Upper Valley

Establish a six month learning collaborative to support up to five family medicine and pediatric clinics in integrating into well-care visits for children under 6 years with a particular focus on fluoride varnish application.

Increase Access to Health and Dental Insurance Coverage $96,782


ProgressNow Education
$96, 728
Area Served: Statewide

For ACA outreach and enrollment efforts, via social media, print materials, enrollment fairs

Other $11,850


Health Strategies of New Hampshire
Area Served: Statewide

To prepare a study and report of communities that benefit from increased investment in evidence based home visiting, quality child care and child care subsidy.


Bearcamp Valley School
Area Served: Tamworth

To purchase a commercial refrigerator for storing federally funded meals and snacks.