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New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Stronger Communities. Greater Giving.

three stars

89.45

37 Pleasant Street Concord, NH 03301
tel: (800) 464-6641   Web Site
EIN: 02-6005625

Board Leadership
Ken R. Kinder
Chair

CEO
Richard Ober
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.45 three stars
  Financial 88.94 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We seek to strengthen communities and inspire greater giving by:

- Investing charitable assets for today and tomorrow
- Connecting donors with effective organizations, ideas and people
- Leading and collaborating on important public issues

Established in 1962, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is the largest private provider of nonprofit grants and student aid in northern New England. The Foundation manages $600 million in charitable funds donated by hundreds of families and individuals, and awards some 5,000 grants and scholarships exceeding $30 million annually.

We seek to strengthen communities and inspire greater giving by:

- Investing charitable assets for today and tomorrow
- Connecting donors with effective organizations, ideas and people
- Leading and collaborating on important public issues

Established in 1962, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is the largest private provider of nonprofit grants and student aid in northern New England. The Foundation manages $600 million in charitable funds donated by hundreds of families and individuals, and awards some 5,000 grants and scholarships exceeding $30 million annually.

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Financial

three stars

88.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
88.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.56
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NH) 89.45 three stars
Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region (VA) 93.85 four stars
Albuquerque Community Foundation (NM) 87.80 three stars
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida (FL) 97.02 four stars
Greater Cincinnati Foundation (OH) 93.41 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $64,356,263
   Federated Campaigns $2,701
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $64,358,964
   Program Service Revenue $3,001
Total Primary Revenue $64,361,965
   Other Revenue $12,401,240
TOTAL REVENUE $76,763,205
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $47,354,096
   Administrative Expenses $4,400,292
   Fundraising Expenses $2,100,816
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $53,855,204
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $22,908,001
   
Net Assets $675,099,721

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Grant Program $43,562,634 91.1%
Expenses for Grant Programs $3,430,463 7.2%
Special Funds $812,974 1.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 89.45 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 91.83 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 91.50 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 94.45 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.78 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.96 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.63 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 92.22 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 93.31 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.64 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 78.58 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 94.63 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 98.78 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 96.28 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 86.21 three stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 93.45 four stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 93.38 four stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 93.45 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 87.42 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 02-6005625
Name in IRS Master File NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(40) Scholarships (other)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 1963
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$325,540 0.60% Richard Ober President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NH) 89.45 three stars
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The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (GA) 93.27 four stars
DuPage Community Foundation (IL) 91.92 four stars
Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut (CT) 96.09 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
tel: (800) 464-6641
EIN: 02-6005625

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Board Leadership

Ken R. Kinder
Chair

CEO

Richard Ober
President and CEO

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