• 2018

    Camp Resilience $4,980 To support a Four Day / Three Night training retreat for 12 disabled veterans
    CATCH Neighborhood Housing $5,000 To support expansion of the PATHS Program (Positive Aging Through Home Supports) into the new Franklin Light & Power Apartments
    Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry $4,500 To increase food storage space and refrigeration space
    Friends Program $1,500 To support Bone Builders classes in Franklin with locally trained RSVP volunteers to serve as class “leaders”
    Greater Tilton Family Resource Center $4,470 To support targeted outreach and engagement with families who have infants and school age youth
    LR Community Developers $2,500 To create playground space at Lochmere Meadows in Tilton
    Merrimack Valley Day Care Center $1,388 To purchase five metal children’s bicycles and replace playground mulch
    Tilton-Northfield Recreation Center $3,500 To build a homework room and reading area for kids in the after school and summer programs
    Friends of Forgotten Children $2,500 To expand the Back-Pack Program to 30 Boscawen Elementary School students for the 2018/2019 school year


  • 2017

    Child & Family Services of NH $7,500 Support the Camp Spaulding Endowed Campership Fund
    Franklin Outing Club $3,000 Repair the T-Bar at Veterans Memorial Recreation Area
    Grafton County Senior Citizens Council $5,000 Support replacing a wheel-chair equipped van in the Newfound Service Area
    Pemi Youth Center – Franklin $5,000 Funding for the start-up of an After School Program in Franklin for youth ages 13-17
    Franklin Opera House $2,500 Complete renovations to the dressing rooms
    Circle Program $2,500 Provide assistance with the Teen Adventure Program
    NH Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors Association $2,500 Assist with providing counselor training
    Boscawen Congregational Church $2,500 Complete exterior painting
    NH Veterans Cemetery Association, Inc. $15,000 Assist with building a new Veterans Heritage Learning Center on the grounds of the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery


  • 2016

    Belknap House $2,500 Developing programming at the seasonal family shelter
    Belknap-Merrimack Community Action Program $2,500 Providing free dog & cat food for family pets
    Easter Seals NH $3,000 Facility renovations at Camp Sno-Mo in Gilmanton
    Franklin VNA & Hospice $1,000 Delivery of the Powerful Tools for Caregivers education program
    The Friends Program $2,000 Providing heat and hot water at the emergency family housing shelter
    Granite United Way $2,500 Free income tax preparation through the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) programs in Franklin & Laconia
    Greater Tilton Area Family Resource Center $5,000 Creating a new parent education & facilitated play group
    Laconia Area Bicycle Exchange $1,000 Purchase of parts to repair bicycles
    Laconia Area Community Land Trust $5,000 Fund the transitional housing program
    Merrimack County Conservation District $2,000 Strengthen the Franklin Farmers Market and SNAP program
    New Beginnings $2,500 Installation of heating & cooling systems at the shelter
    NH Audubon $3,000 Constructing a platform at the Newfound Audubon Center’s boat area
    Newfound Pathways $3,000 Building an off-road bicycle & pedestrian path along Route 3A in Hebron
    Unitarian Universal Congregation of Franklin $2,500 Repairs for energy efficiency to the meetinghouse furnace
    Voices Against Violence $4,000 Improve shelter’s handicapped access


  • 2015

    GOT Lunch! Laconia $5,000 Support of dairy vouchers for Summer Lunch Program
    Tiny Twisters Child Care Center $2,500 Technology updates and teacher equipment
    Circle Program $2,500 Continue partnership for the New Hampshire Women’s Caucus for Art
    Newfound Area Visiting Nurses Association $5,000 Building renovations and energy saving improvements
    Franklin Business and Industrial Development Corporation $2,500 Support for the Franklin Downtown Beautification Project
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Concord $2,500 Access to after school and summer day camp programs in Franklin
    Canterbury Historical Society $2,500 Support of an update to “A History of Canterbury, the Twentieth Century”
    CATCH Community Housing $5,000 Support of efforts to develop workforce housing in Franklin
    Catholic Charities New Hampshire $2,600 Support of Basic Financial Skills program in the FSB service areas
    Granite State Animal League $5,000 Renovations at the Franklin Animal Shelter
    Holy Trinity Day Away Program $2,500 Alzheimer’s respite program assistance
    Patriot Resilient Leader Institute $5,000 Supporting Camp Resilience – a life skills program for Veterans


  • 2014

    Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Concord $7,500 Opening of the Boys & Girls Club Center in Franklin
    Copper Cannon Camp $2,500 Campers of FSB service area sponsorship
    Paul Smith School PTO $2,000 Phase 3 of Garden Project
    Tapply-Thompson Community Center $7,000 Playground Improvements at Kelley Park
    Tilton-Northfield Recreation Council $3,304 Replacement of circulating pumps at the Pines Community Center
    NH Children’s Trust $2,400 To embed the “Strengthening Families” framework in the Lakes Region
    American Red Cross of NH $3,000 Disaster relief
    The Friends Program, Inc. $2,500 Youth Mentoring activities in Boscawen, Penacook & Salisbury
    Choose Franklin $5,500 For the purchase of a new tent
    New Hampshire Catholic Charities $5,000 Establish the Hand-In-Hand Program in Laconia/Tilton/Franklin region


  • 2013

    American Red Cross $2,500 FSB Market Area Disaster Relief Efforts
    The Circle Program $5,000 NH Women’s Art Caucus Partnership
    Gordon-Nash Library $4,300 New Hampton Library Energy Conservation Efforts
    Central NH Special Operations Unit $3,000 Crowd Control Equipment
    NH Food Bank of NH Catholic Charities $4,500 Mobile Food Pantry Delivery in Bristol
    Special Olympics NH $5,000 Project UNIFY at Gilford, Franklin, Laconia and Winnisquam High Schools
    Town of Tilton Senior Center $1,300 Upgrade Existing Electrical
    Veterans Memorial Recreation Area $4,000 Convert to Year-Round Use
    Youth Assistance Program $1,779 “Why Try” Drop Out Prevention Program


  • 2012

    Copper Cannon Camp $2,000 Camper sponsorships
    Laconia Area Community Land Trust $2,500 Homebuyer and Financial Success Programs
    NH Food Bank of NH Catholic Charities $4,000 Support hunger relief efforts in communities served by FSB
    Friends of Minot Sleeper Library $3,000 Bristol library addition
    Merrimack Valley Day Care Service $2,000 Crib replacements to meet new standards
    Tilton-Northfield Recreation Council $2,000 Pines Community Center camera surveillance system purchase & installation
    Danbury Workshop, Inc. – DBA Danbury Community Center $3,000 Kitchen and storage renovations
    Merrimack County Conservation District $1,500 Install Teaching Gardens at Franklin Middle School
    Three Rivers Service Exchange (NH Children’s Trust, fiscal agent) $1,070 Establish time bank for members to exchange services to help neighbors & receive needed services in exchange
    Greater Lakes Child Advocacy Center $5,000 AmeriCorp Victim Advocate (AVAP) funding for Center’s Intake Coordinator
    Twin Rivers Intergenerational Program (Belknap-Merrimack CAP, fiscal agent) $3,500 Renovation support for new Center
    Lakes Region Mental Health (Genesis Behavioral Health) $5,000 Implementation of electronic health records with mobile technology
    Carey House (Salvation Army) $1,483 Replace exterior lighting at the Homeless Shelter in Laconia
    Friends of the Northern Rail Trail in Merrimack County $2,500 Recreation Trail extension from Holy Cross Road (Franklin) to Gerrish Depot (Boscawen)
    Lakes Region Child Care $2,000 To assist struggling families with child care costs through the Family Assistance Fund


  • 2011

    Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region $2,000 Smart Moves Initiatives
    Carey House – Salvation Army $4,824 Replace Appliances in Shelter
    Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. $5,000 Matching Funds on behalf of the Winnipesaukee Transit System (WTS) to extend service to Gilford, NH
    Franklin Business and Industrial Development Corporation $1,600 To pay students to water plants in Downtown Franklin
    Granite State Animal League $5,000 ShelterPro software & funding veterinary services at the Franklin Animal Shelter
    Penacook Community Center, Inc. $1,000 Classroom furniture for pre-k & kinder care
    Riverbend Community Mental Health $5,000 Video Conferencing Equipment
    Town of Tilton, NH (CHAT Committee) $5,000 Furnace replacement in Senior Center
    Webster Lake Association $5,000 Septic System Survey
    Winnipesaukee River Trail $5,000 Matching funds for bicycle & pedestrian bridge over Winnipesaukee river connecting sections in Franklin & Northfield
    WOW Trail $5,000 Installation of ADA ramp & purchase of native perennials


  • 2010

    Franklin Outing Club $12,500 Capital Improvements VM Rec. Area
    Grafton County Senior Citizens Council $2,000 Matching Funds for new bus
    Hope Community Chapel $5,000 Supplies for Twin Rivers Workcamp
    Tiny Twisters Child Care Center $2,500 Support no cost childcare for FHS
    Franklin Outing Club $7,500 Facility Improvements VM Rec. Area
    Laconia Area Community Land Trust $7,500 Transitional Shelter Program
    Mayhew Program $7,500 Rebuilding Staff House
    NH Humane Society $3,350 Shelter Improvements
    Youth Assistance Program of Northfield $7,500 Support & Expand Prevention Work


  • 2009

    CCNTR $4,000 Lead Hazard Reduction & Education Program
    Copper Cannon Camp $3,500 3 camper weeks, 2 leadership program participants
    Greater Lakes Child Advocacy Ctr. $3,500 Forensic Interview Training Program
    Odell Park Centennial Project $4,000 Matching Land & Water Conservation Funds
    Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry $5,000 Refrigeration & Freezer Equipment
    Brain Injury Assn of NH $3,400 Novice Teen Driver Program
    Franklin Lassie League $10,000 Rebuild concession at Odell Park
    The Preston Center $4,041 Storage Rental Fees for donations
    Town of Hill Emergency Management $5,800 AEDs for Hill Emergency Vehicles


  • 2008

    Grafton County Senior Citizens Council $5,000 Volunteer mileage reimbursement
    Laconia Area Community Land Trust $7,500 Repairs at 85 Elm Street, Laconia
    Odell Park Centennial Project $7,500 Playground & Walking Trail Improvements
    Franklin Historical Society $5,000 Equipment to archive/store materials
    Sant Bani School $5,000 Conversations in a changing world
    Tapply-Thompson Community Center $1,359 Geocaching program
    Tiny Twisters Child Care Center $5,000 Teaching positions
    Winnipesaukee River Trail Association $5,000 Matching funds – bridge project


  • 2007

    Community Health & Hospice $7,500 Expansion of telehealth program
    Laconia Main Street $2,500 Veterans Square Tree Lighting
    Pines Community Center $5,000 Replace flooring
    Spaulding Youth Center Foundation $5,000 Ropes, rocks & rims
    CAP-Belknap & Merrimack $4,000 New vehicle matching funds
    Franklin VNA & Hospice $7,500 10 telemonitoring units
    Merrimack Valley Daycare Services $4,500 Renovations at MCNH facility
    Park Cemetery Association $4,500 Cemetery expansion, repair shed


  • 2006

    Danbury Community Center $2,800 Tables, music & lecture series, program coordinator
    Franklin Heritage Commission $5,000 Promotion of Franklin Falls NRHD
    Granite State Animal League $7,500 Addition to Franklin Animal Shelter
    LRGHealthcare $5,000 TuitionLink, Nursing Education Fund
    Boscawen Public Library $5,000 Renovations for new library space
    CAP – Belknap/Merrimack Counties $5,000 TRIP Center ramp replacement
    Greater Lakes Child Advocacy Ctr. $3,800 Develop agency website
    Jennie D. Blake PTO $1,000 Stage Curtain
    Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry $5,000 Pantry operations


  • 2005

    Bristol N.H. Fire Company $7,500 Purchase of defibrillator units
    Choose Franklin (c/o FBIDC) $5,000 Communications production
    Friends of the Salisbury Free Library $7,500 Restoration of historic town library
    Riverbend Community Mental Health $5,000 Funding low-income elder activities
    CATCH $4,000 Marketing Campaign – Home Buyer Education Center
    CCNTR $5,000 Lead free – window replacement program
    Franklin Opera House $4,000 Purchase tiltup seats and storage dollies
    NH Association for the Blind $3,000 Rehabilitation services & low vision training access
    Pemi River Local Advisory Committee $1,500 Purchase instruments to test water quality


  • 2004

    American Red Cross – Concord $5,000 Capital Fund Campaign
    Boscawen Congregational Church $3,500 Restoration to 1799 Meeting House
    Franklin Opera House $2,500 Purchase intercom system
    Ozanam Place, Inc. $10,000 Rent Subsidy Project
    Partners in Health Program $5,000 Camperships for children w/ illness
    Salvation Army – Laconia $10,000 Emergency Shelter Renovation
    FBIDC – Focus on Franklin $5,000 Image Improvement in Franklin
    Friends of Hill Parks & Rec Programs $3,000 BMX Park construction
    Saint Paul’s Parish $7,000 Replace Boiler, Hot Water Tank, Asbestos Removal
    Tilton-Northfield Fire Department $1,000 Portion of Safety House Trailer – Education
    WinnipesaukeeTrail Association $5,000 Phase 2 of Trail Project


  • 2003

    Central NH Special Operations Unit $7,500 Equipment for tactical team
    FHS Athletic Field Improvement $3,000 Upgrade & enhance FHS athletic field
    Pillsbury Mill Park Committee $10,000 Plans for bell tower, walking bridge, site
    Serendipity School $5,000 Startup costs for 2nd Family Room
    CCNTR $5,000 Research & Planning – Housing (match)
    Circle of Hope $6,706 Computer & administrative services
    Northfield Conservation Commission $10,000 Purchase Conservation Easement – Knowles Pond


  • 2002

    Bristol Fire Department $7,500 Thermal Imaging Camera
    Greater Franklin Community Trails $7,045 Expenses related to aqcusition & improvement of park
    MCNH Day Care, Inc. $5,000 Outside play area – equipment & groud cover
    Franklin Opera House $5,105 Stage Lighting/Dimming Package
    Riverbend Community Mental Health $5,000 Endowment for Franklin services
    Swift Water Girl Scout Council $5,000 Paid leader for 1 year


  • 2001

    Andover Rescue Squad $5,000 Rescue Equipment purchase
    ATECH Services $10,000 Mobile assistive technology for dispatchers
    Peabody Home $10,000 Building addition ($25K-$30K)
    Grafton Co. Senior Citizens Council $7,500 Start -up of transportation program
    Greater Laconia Transit Agency $10,000 Purchase of replacement bus
    Mr. Fixit – Community Action Program $7,500 Expand program into Belknap Co.
    Neighbor to Neighbor $5,138 Neighborhood Child Depot


  • 2000

    Bristol Community Center $7,500 Building project
    Copper Cannon Outdoor Education Ctr $2,500 15 Passenger Van
    Granite State Vietnam Vets Foundation $500 Plans for putting a ramp on building
    New Hampton Historical Society $2,000 Roof repair & partial replacement
    Squam Lakes Natural Science Center $10,000 New ecotone mammal exhibit
    Tilton-Northfield Recreation Council $7,500 Improvements at Pines Community Center
    Franklin-Tilton Chamber of Commerce (trail) $10,000 Multi-use path / trail
    Sanbornton Public Library $10,000 New addition & renovation
    Tri-Com Youth Association $10,000 Building of skateboard park


  • 1999

    Andover Service Club $5,000 Building of Thrift Shop
    Franklin Heritage Comm – FBIDC $10,000 Downtown Revitalization Plan
    Lutheran Social Services of New England $5,000 Franklin New Americans Project
    New Beginnings-Women’s Crisis Ctr $10,000 Acquiring new office, shelter, drop-in
    Newfound Memorial Middle School $1,888 Travelling Display Panels
    Franklin-Tilton Chamber of Commerce (trail) $5,000 Plan & Develop trail, Franklin-Tilton
    Open Arms Outreach, Inc. $7,500 Office equipment & pantry
    Town of Northfield, NH $10,000 Knowles Pond Endowment Fund
    Winnisquam Regional Middle School $2,600 Arts Encounters (intergenerational)


  • 1998

    Child & Family Services of NH $10,000 Camp Spaulding campership endowment
    Danbury Recreation Committee $2,000 Independence Park
    Franklin Opera House – FBIDC $8,000 Opera House Feasibility Study
    Neighbor to Neighbor $10,000 Startup Funds
    Andover Community Playground $2,500 Playground Construction
    Familystrength $2,500 START Program
    Franklin Community Child Care $2,500 Programs
    Hall Memorial Library $10,000 Building Fund
    Images of Life Committee $7,500 Thermal Cameras