CONCORD, NH – The Boys and Girls Club of Souhegan Valley and Lakes Region Community Services have been named the 2013 recipients of The Corporate Fund Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. The awards were presented at the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits' annual Leadership Summit held recently in Concord.
The award is given in honor of Walter J. Dunfey, a noted New Hampshire businessman and philanthropist, who helped establish The Corporate Fund. For over 30 years, The Corporate Fund has presented the award annually to nonprofit organizations demonstrating exemplary management practices. A list of past recipients is available at www.thecorporatefund.org.
The Boys and Girls Club of Souhegan Valley, based in Milford, provides youth development through early education, before- and after-school care, theater arts, teen outreach, and summer and vacation programming to over 900 children and teens in the Souhegan Valley of Southern New Hampshire.
Lakes Region Community Services, with offices in Laconia and Plymouth, serves the diverse needs of individuals and families living with developmental disabilities or acquired brain disorders, and also strengthens families through the Family Resource Center of Central New Hampshire, serving over 1,200 residents of Belknap and Southern Grafton Counties annually.
The Corporate Fund is an initiative of leading New Hampshire corporations in partnership with the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. Since 1982, The Corporate Fund has provided more than $4 million in grants, training, and technical assistance to improve the management and effectiveness of New Hampshire's nonprofit sector. Current members include: C&S Wholesale Grocers, Fidelity Investments, Hitchiner Manufacturing, Lincoln Financial Group, Markem-Imaje and Northeast Delta Dental.
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 communities 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.