Fund an­nounces new grant ap­pli­ca­tion dead­lines for 2014

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In 2014, the Neil and Louise Til­lot­son Fund of the New Hamp­shire Char­i­ta­ble Foun­da­tion will ac­cept grant ap­pli­ca­tions on Mon­day, Jan­uary 6 and Mon­day, July 7.

In­ter­ested ap­pli­cants are en­cour­aged to visit www.nhcf.org/til­lot­son for el­i­gi­bil­ity re­quire­ments, ap­pli­ca­tion guide­lines and forms, and an­swers to fre­quently asked ques­tions. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Jean Clarke at 800-464-6641 x1238 or jc@nhcf.org

The Neil and Louise Til­lot­son Fund was es­tab­lished in 2006 with the phi­los­o­phy of Neil Til­lot­son in mind: Be hum­ble, be cre­ative and be kind. The fund is guided by an 11-mem­ber ad­vi­sory com­mit­tee and the fol­low­ing goals: Strengthen ex­ist­ing in­sti­tu­tions; ad­dress gaps in ser­vices to meet com­mu­nity needs; sup­port new and emerg­ing lead­ers; shape pub­lic pol­icy; pre­serve nat­u­ral, cul­tural and so­cial as­sets; and lever­age pub­lic and pri­vate fund­ing.

The Neil and Louise Til­lot­son Fund ac­cepts pro­pos­als from el­i­gi­ble or­ga­ni­za­tions pro­vid­ing ser­vices in Cole­brook, Pitts­burg, Clarksville, Ste­wart­stown, Dixville and other towns in Coos County as well as bor­der­ing com­mu­ni­ties in Que­bec, Canada and the U.S. The fund is also in­ter­ested in ap­pli­cants that serve th­ese com­mu­ni­ties as part of a larger re­gional ef­fort. About the New Hamp­shire Char­i­ta­ble Foun­da­tion The New Hamp­shire Char­i­ta­ble Foun­da­tion man­ages a grow­ing col­lec­tion of char­i­ta­ble funds cre­ated by in­di­vid­u­als, fam­i­lies and cor­po­ra­tions. It serves com­muni-

ties through­out New Hamp­shire, south­east­ern Maine and east­ern Vermont and makes grants and stu­dent aid awards an­nu­ally to­tal­ing $30 mil­lion. Based in Con­cord, the foun­da­tion roots it­self in com­mu­ni­ties through re­gional ad­vi­sory boards. More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able at www.nhcf.org or by call­ing 603-225-6641.

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