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Media Contact

Karen Ager, Director of Communications
603-228-2448 X2 • kager@endowmentforhealth.org

At the Endowment for Health, we work to raise awareness of important health issues as well as the factors that create good health and realized potential for all. Our communication channels provide weekly updates on national, regional and state health policy. We also publish an e-newsletter featuring updates on all of our Targeted Initiatives and the work of our community partners. Subscribe

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Media Relations: We will be happy to arrange interviews with various subject matter experts for journalists who are covering health and health care stories as well as articles about philanthropy. Members of the Endowment team are also available to work with journalists as they compile background information and research on various health-related topics. Please call or email to make arrangements.

Press Releases

  • October 14, 2021

    Endowment for Health Appoints Board Chair; Elects New Member

  • July 30, 2021

    Endowment for Health Awarded More than $3.4 Million Since Pandemic Began

    The Endowment for Health awarded more than $3.4 million in grants since the start of the pandemic, supporting a wide array of projects focused on communities and organizations working to alleviate the health, social and economic impacts of COVID-19. Resources helped to address complex social problems that were intensified over the past 16 months, including strengthening the mental health support network, suicide prevention, resources for families with young children, health care workforce stabilization, and championing the work of New Hampshire’s public health professionals.

  • December 16, 2019

    Endowment for Health Awards More than $3 Million in Grants for Calendar Year 2019

    “The Endowment’s field-building strategy continues to support the work of coalitions and advocacy efforts aimed at driving systems change,” said Endowment for Health Chief Financial Officer Sue Fulton. “Over the past year, the Endowment awarded 77 grants to 40 organizations with an average grant size of more than $39,000,” she said, adding that the Endowment’s support goes beyond grantmaking or dollar size.

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In the News

  • September 13, 2022

    'No silver bullet': Despite local, state efforts, health care worker shortage persists

    Endowment for Health Program Director Kim Firth is interviewed in this Keene Sentinel article, alongside other healthcare providers and consumers, about the impact of the healthcare workforce shortage in New Hampshire and collaborative efforts to create Giving Care: A Strategic Plan to Expand and Support New Hampshire's Health Care Workforce.

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  • August 19, 2022

    Sununu forms selection committee for next Health and Human Services commissioner

    Endowment for Health President Dr. Yvonne Goldsberry has been appointed the to the Selection Committee to choose the next commissioner of the NH Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Goldsberry is one of five state leaders with extensive experience in health care and government who will interview potential candidates and offer three recommendations to Governor Sununu for consideration. This will be the second such selection committee that Dr. Goldsberry has served on. Don Shumway, former Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services and former President/CEO of Crotched Mountain Foundation, will serve as chair of the committee.

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  • August 16, 2022

    There's Hope for Healthcare Staffing

    Business NH Magazine examines the coalition of 50 organizations, led by the Endowment for Health and its Forward Fund, and its strategic plan to expand and support New Hampshire’s healthcare workforce. The plan outlines strategies to deal with a persistent and serious shortage of health care workers in the state.

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