About Our Board Matching Resource

This resource is designed to:

  1. Offer nonprofits a platform to connect with potential board members
  2. Connect community members with nonprofit board service opportunities
  3. Build deeper connections between the nonprofit and business communities

Information is collected and provided below, per the nonprofit’s needs and current activities. It is updated as needed.

Please download form, fill it out and send to us at programs@hannahgrimes.com to submit your form for your nonprofit!

Nonprofits Seeking Board Members

Arts Alive!

Location: Keene, NH – serves the Monadnock Region | Focus area: Arts advocacy, cultural tourism, and NPO arts incubation | Year founded: 2009
FT Staff: 1 | PT Staff: 1 |Volunteers: 150+ | Website: monadnockartsalive.org
Meeting Frequency: monthly | Meeting Location: varies, during pandemic: on Zoom
Seeking: people who are excited by and passionate about supporting the region’s arts community with their skills. We would love folks with communications, advocacy, fundraising, governance, grassroots mobilizing, publishing, or business ownership experience.

Contact: Jessica Gelter, email

Ashuelot Concerts

Location: Keene, NH – serves the Monadnock Region | Focus area: Music & Education | Year founded: 2019
FT Staff: 2 | Volunteers: 15 | Website: ashuelotconcerts.org
Meeting Frequency: monthly | Meeting Location: Via Google Meet
Seeking: experience with accounting, corporate and foundation fundraising; grant writing; major donor cultivation and individual solicitations; technology with website/wordpress; volunteer management

Contact: Nicholas Burns, email

Community Volunteer Transportation Company (CVTC)

Location: Peterborough, NH | Focus area: transportation | Year founded: 2008
FT Staff: 2 | Volunteers: 88 | Website: www.cvtc-nh.org
Meeting Frequency: monthly on 2nd Monday| Meeting Location: varies in the region
Seeking: Seeking a team player, with experience in volunteering and contributing to the improvement and sustainability of the health and well-being of residents in the Monadnock Region. You enjoy strategic thinking and planning, generative conversations, and Profit and Loss Statements don’t send you running. You understand that by serving as a member of a Board you are devoting your time and resources to assure CVTC’s future. Extra points for a healthy sense of humor, and a belief that, as Robert Ingersoll writes “We rise by lifting others.”

Contact: Dee Belanger, email

Dublin Community Preschool and Child

Location: Dublin, NH | Focus area: Essential Service – Childcare | Year founded: 2013
FT Staff: 6 | Volunteers: 4 | Website: www.dublinpreschoolandchildcare.org
Meeting Frequency: Monthly on First Tuesday | Meeting Location: On Location at DCP in Dublin/Zoom
Seeking: Seeking President/Vice President to assist in guiding current Board Members. You have experience in fiscal planning and budgeting. Resource development and fundraising skills with grant writing.

Contact: Dee Belanger, email

Grand Monadnock Youth Choirs

Location: Keene & Peterborough | Focus area: youth choral music | Year founded: 1997
FT Staff: 1 | Volunteers: 20+ | Website: www.grandmonadnockyouthchoirs.org
Meeting Frequency: monthly | Meeting Location: varies
Seeking: experience in database management, fundraising, development, non-profit art organizations, children’s programming, business connections, and the choral arts.

Contact: Esther Rhoades, email

Great River Food Co-op

Location: Walpole, NH | Focus area: retail food cooperative | Year founded: 2010
FT Staff:
 0 | Volunteers: 8 | Website: www.greatriveroodcoop.com
Meeting Frequency: monthly | Meeting Location: Walpole, NH
Seeking: experience with accounting; fundraising and grant writing of all types; marketing and communications; volunteer management; meeting facilitation; board development and governance resources; experience with food cooperatives

Contact: Gretchen Markiewicz, email

Keene Community Music Center

Location: Keene, NH | Focus area: Music Education & Performance | Year founded: 2006

FT Staff: 0 | Volunteers: 0 | Website: www.keenemusic.org/

Meeting Frequency: monthly | Meeting Location: Keene Community Music Center

Seeking: Professional musician with board service experience and experience with accounting, fiscal planning & budgeting, taxes and audits, grant writing, major donor cultivation, marketing & communications, web design, and donor database management.

Contact: Walter F. Griffiths, email

Making Community Connections Charter School (MC2 Charter School)

Location: Keene and Manchester, NH | Focus area: education | Year founded: 2011
FT Staff: 37| Volunteers: 65| Website: www.mc2school.org
Meeting Frequency: monthly | Meeting Location: Virtual
Seeking: experience with fundraising (corporate, foundation, special events, individual solicitations, and major donor cultivation); marketing and communications (general expertise and guidance in promoting community awareness of the school and recruiting involvement and enrollment).

Contact: Elizabeth Cardine, email

Maps Counseling Services

Location: Keene, NH | Focus area: outpatient mental health | Year founded: 1973
FT Staff: 17 | Volunteers: 10 | Website: www.mapsnh.org
Meeting Frequency: monthly | Meeting Location: Hannah Grimes Center (Keene)
Seeking: experience with grant writing, financials (accounting, planning, investments, tax audits, etc.), corporate fundraising, legal expertise (real estate and contracts), technology (social media), marketing/communications, board governance and development

Contact: Gary S. Barnes, PhD, email

Media Power Youth

Location: Manchester, NH | Focus area: child health and education | Year founded: 2008
FT Staff: 2 | Website: mediapoweryouth.org
Meeting Frequency: monthly; 3rd Monday | Meeting Location: Manchester, NH
Seeking: experience with accounting, fiscal planning & budgeting, tax and audit experience, fundraising, grant writing, media & public relations, volunteer management, human resources, and classroom & administrative experience

Contact: Susan O’Neil, email

Monadnock Habitat for Humanity

Location: Keene, NH | Focus area: affordable housing | Year founded: 1992
FT Staff: 0 | Volunteers: 200+ | Website: www.habitatnh.org
Meeting Frequency: monthly | Meeting Location: Keene, NH
Seeking: experience with accounting, fiscal planning and budgeting; fundraising events; marketing and communications for projects; social media; volunteer recruitment and management

Contact: Matt Keenan, email

Pathways for Keene

Location: Keene, NH | Focus area: ACTIVE transportation development| Year founded: 1994
FT Staff:
 0 | Volunteers: 12 | Website: www.pathwaysforkeene.org
Meeting Frequency: quarterly | Meeting Location: alternating locations
Seeking: experience with taxes and auditing; corporate fundraising, special events, grant writing, and major donor cultivation; legal expertise; social media and digital marketing; database management/IT; volunteer management, meeting facilitation

Contact: Chuck Redfern, email