Good Health and Realized Potential for All

A Future Bold Enough to Match the Times

The Endowment for Health works to improve the health and reduce the burden of illness for the people of New Hampshire, especially the vulnerable and underserved. We envision a future where all people who call New Hampshire their home are happy, healthy and thriving. A future where healthy aging is easy, and every child has what they need to grow to be their best self. A future where differences among our people are welcomed and celebrated. A future where geography and circumstances do not define our wellbeing. A future of hopeful possibilities. Join us.

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Dear New Hampshire

The Year We Have Weathered, The Future That Will Flourish

Endowment for Health President Dr. Yvonne Goldsberry writes a poignant letter to New Hampshire. What have we weathered over the course of 2020 and how will we flourish into 2021 and beyond? Each of us has what it takes as individuals and as community members to flourish in amazing ways.

Children's Behavioral Health

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Mental health - social-emotional well-being - is fundamental to overall health and an important contributor to a child's success in school and in adulthood.

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Early Childhood

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Scientific research demonstrates the importance of early childhood experiences to healthy development and health outcomes. Early childhood experiences literally shape the brain’s architecture, establishing either a sturdy or fragile base for all the learning, health and behavior that follows.

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Forward Fund

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Focused on the needs of the health care workforce

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Health Equity

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Everyone in NH deserves a fair opportunity for health. We support initiatives to build welcoming, equitable and healthy communities.

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Health Policy

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Working with others to enable policy and systems changes that are advancing some of the most critical health matters facing New Hampshire’s residents.

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Healthy Aging

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Age-friendly communities are places that work for us at every age and stage of life. We support the NH Alliance for Healthy Aging as it creates a new conversation about healthy aging and advances policies and practices to support all of us as we age.

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Opportunity Grants

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The Opportunity Grants program was established to meet community needs and opportunities outside the scope of the Endowment’s priority areas. Opportunity Grant applications are considered on a rolling basis.

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United Way receives grant for COVID-19 Response Fund

This Nashua Telegraph article features the Endowment's recent investment to one of four United Way COVID-19 funds it is supporting.

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Presentation tackles ageism in language

Experts in aging are working to change negative perceptions and the language we use in order to eliminate ageism, which can have a detrimental effect on the work and health of our state’s aging population. The Endowment for Health’s Kelly Laflamme, along with Jennifer Rabalais of the UNH Center on Aging and Community Living and Institute on Disability, recently presented “Changing the Conversation Around Aging: Telling a New Story,” to the Public Health Council of the Upper Valley.

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Foundations Invest Millions to Improve Health Outcomes

Endowment for Health President Dr. Yvonne Goldsberry is interviewed by BusinessNH Magazine on the philanthropic strategies that maximize impact and improve health outcomes for the people of New Hampshire.

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