A component fund of the Upper Valley Region of New Hampshire Charitable Foundation


2014 Children’s Fund Grant Recipients

The Child Advocacy and Protection Program at CHaD is a multidisciplinary program that helps evaluate and manage child maltreatment, including consultations for physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect in outpatient and inpatient settings. CAPP personnel work closely with protective services, law enforcement, schools, social agencies, and referring providers, and also provide ongoing medical... Read more

The Childrens’ Fund, in partnership with the Healthy Eating, Active Living program at CHaD (HEAL) and the Mascoma Bank, has made a grant to fund a part-time recreation director for the towns of Enfield, Canaan and Orange. This infrastructure is critical to continuing and building the our efforts to encourage children’s outdoor activities, particularly cross country running, in... Read more

Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) aims to improve access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity, prioritizing its work in New Hampshire communities and populations with the greatest health disparities. The Childrens Fund partners with HEAL to help kids in under-resourced areas to get outside, get active and build self-esteem through sports and outdoor activities. For... Read more

Ledyard Charter School provides an educational setting where students are a part of their learning and growing. Faculty will assist the students in setting goals and mapping a course to achieve those goals. At the end of a student’s LCS experience, students will have the tools necessary for personal success. An LCS education helps the students work toward what we call the Vision of a Graduate... Read more

The Mascoma River Greenway (MRG) is a 4-mile, multi-use, non-motorized, year-round, separated pathway along the former Boston & Maine railroad corridor. It will extend from the current terminus of the Northern Rail Trail in downtown Lebanon at Spencer Street all the way to 12A and Seminary Hill, connecting Lebanon and West Lebanon. The MRG will provide Lebanon’s residents and visitors with... Read more

Second Growth provides a unique blend of education, training, consultation, and direct client services for adolescent crises. When confronting high-risk behaviors, our professional staff members utilize an engaging and inspiring style that promotes renewal of hope in the toughest of... Read more

Team AMP (Athletes Multisport Partnership) is an adventure organization that specializes in providing unique multisport events for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities focused on developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Our mission is to create a partnership uniting community members, businesses, organizations, and dedicated athletes with a common goal of establishing a... Read more

The Upper Valley Snow Sports Foundation (UVSSF) is a nonprofit entity with the mission to support and enhance a sustainable snow sports experience in the Upper Valley. UVSSF members first came together in the spring of 2013 on the heels of Whaleback Mountain shuttering operations. Like our fellow residents, we recognize the importance of Whaleback as a community asset and started our journey... Read more

Vital Communities is a regional nonprofit organization based in White River Junction, VT, that works to engage citizens, organizations, and communities in creating solutions to our region's challenges.


  • Valley Food and Farm fosters the relationships that make agriculture a vital part of daily community life.
  • Valley Quest is an award-winning, place-based... Read more

WISE leads the Upper Valley to end gender-based violence through survivor-centered advocacy, prevention, education and mobilization for social change.


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