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New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Stronger Communities. Greater Giving.

four stars

91.83

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

Board Leadership
Sherry Young
Chair

CEO
Richard Ober
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.83 four stars
  Financial 94.23 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

four stars

94.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
88.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 12.55
  Program Expenses Growth 12.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.3%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NH) 91.83 four stars
Greater Milwaukee Foundation (WI) 96.66 four stars
The Winston-Salem Foundation (NC) 99.94 four stars
Seattle Foundation (WA) 94.51 four stars
Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation (NV) 96.78 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $57,108,880
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $57,108,880
   Program Service Revenue $19,709
Total Primary Revenue $57,128,589
   Other Revenue $25,581,342
TOTAL REVENUE $82,709,931
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $48,741,872
   Administrative Expenses $3,925,491
   Fundraising Expenses $2,046,395
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $54,713,758
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $27,996,173
   
Net Assets $692,358,393

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 $45,378,279 92.3%
Expenses for Grants Programs $3,176,292 6.5%
Special Funds $615,620 1.3%

Ratings History
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$280,761 0.51% Richard Ober President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NH) 91.83 four stars
Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region (WI) 91.98 four stars
Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo (NY) 95.13 four stars
Community First Foundation (CO) 94.07 four stars
The San Francisco Foundation (CA) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
tel: (800) 464-6641
fax: (603) 225-1700
EIN: 02-6005625

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Board Leadership

Sherry Young
Chair

CEO

Richard Ober
President and CEO

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