NOFO: VGF Cohort

What could your organization do with $7,500 – $15,000? Let us know in your application to participate in our Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) Cohort.


Other Key Details

  • Intent to Apply Deadline: 9/28 @ 5 PM
  • Grant Training: 8/29 @ 10 AM
  • Application Deadline: 10/12 @ 5 PM
  • Decisions Announced: Mid-November
  • Grant Period: 1/1/2023 – 9/30/2023

What are New Hampshire's Needs?

Volunteer NH needs YOUR help to shape the future of service in the Granite State. Your input will guide our next State Service Plan, which directs our AmeriCorps and other resources for the next three years.

Take a few minutes to complete the survey and be put into a drawing to win an Amazon gift card.

Save the Date: November 16

2022 Spirit of NH Awards

Mark your calendar to come help us celebrate the volunteers and volunteer champions that help to build strong and connected communities here in NH!

This will be a hybrid event with virtual and in-person elements; stay tuned for details. In the meantime, you can click here to check out the award recipient highlights from 2021.

Want to Volunteer? Looking for Volunteers?

Volunteerism has never been easier with Get Connected! With this volunteer opportunity platform you can search by location, focus area, and more to find something right for you!

Looking for volunteers? Nonprofits can create a free profile to post their volunteer and in-kind donation needs!

Serve, Learn, Earn NH

Are you looking to serve in the great state of New Hampshire? Are you an AmeriCorps alum looking for schools to spend your Education Award or for national service-friendly business to work for?

Check out our service platform: Serve, Learn, Earn NH!

Find NH AmeriCorps opportunities, NH colleges that match your Education Award, and NH businesses that give special benefits to alums.

Volunteer Resource Center

This section of our website was created with the goal of equipping organizations and volunteers of all kinds with appropriate training, tools, and recognition.

Inside you will find information about Get Connected, our volunteer-matching database, 42 recorded sessions from our Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism, video introductions to common topics of interest, tools & templates you can download and put to use, and even funding opportunities.

Session Recordings Now Available

Thanks for a great conference!

The Governor’s Conference on Volunteerism is a professional development opportunity with the goal of supporting and strengthening New Hampshire’s volunteer programs and organizations.

This year, we were proud to offer a series of 17 Zoom sessions over 3 days. Click to view the recordings – and share feedback by the end of May for a chance to win a prize!

Support Volunteerism

In this time filled with uncertainty and change, flexible funding is what allows Volunteer NH to respond quickly and effectively, connecting nonprofits to the volunteer resources required to address community needs throughout New Hampshire.

Your donation of any amount will help to reinforce our ability to build strong and connected communities through volunteerism.

Will you support our mission?

Volunteer NH envisions our state as a place where people volunteer together to build strong and connected communities.

We bring our vision to life by engaging those communities to solve local challenges through volunteerism.

What We Do


Connect volunteers with opportunities to tackle food insecurity, support survivors of domestic violence, mentor youth, and more.


Celebrate individuals for their volunteer service and organizations for their volunteer programs & initiatives.



Train volunteers, volunteer managers, and volunteer champions to partner in addressing community needs.


Steward AmeriCorps resources to tackle our nation’s most pressing challenges right here in New Hampshire.

News and Funding Opportunities

Serve, Learn, Earn NH

The one stop shop for information about NH AmeriCorps opportunities, schools that match the Education Award, and businesses that provide benefits for AmeriCorps alums.

SERVE: See what AmeriCorps service opportunities there are across New Hampshire. Did you know most AmeriCorps positions offer a living allowance, money for college and trade school? Jump-start your career and gain transferable skills employers value including leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving. 

LEARN: Are you an AmeriCorps member or alum? See which NH colleges and universities will provide a Segal Education Award match, discounted tuition, or other benefits.

EARN: There are many businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies that give special precedence or other considerations to alums of AmeriCorps programs – and more are added every year! See where you might want to go next after your service experience.

Latest Blog Posts

Sign Up For State Service Plan Focus Groups

Sign Up For State Service Plan Focus Groups

Volunteer NH is hosting focus groups over Zoom in September to dig deeper into the issues identified by the public within our State Service Plan survey.   You've already indicated in the survey your interest in participating in one of our focus groups, or you've...

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Excellence in Volunteer Management: Ann Vennard

Excellence in Volunteer Management: Ann Vennard

Volunteer NH is launching a new Excellence in Volunteer Management series! We have begun interviewing some exceptional volunteer managers to find out how they approach the work and what volunteerism means to them. This post kicks off the series, and we are starting...

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Get Connected

Volunteer NH and Granite United Way have partnered to bring you Get Connected, an online hub for volunteerism in New Hampshire. Volunteers use Get Connected to find nearby opportunities that fit their interests and schedules. Nonprofits use it to attract, manage and report on volunteer activities in their organizations. Needs are searchable and categorized by location, organization and/or focus (such as animals, disaster relief, etc.).

With Get Connected, both volunteering and volunteer recruitment have never been easier.

2022 Annual Sponsors

These companies are investing in building strong and connected communities throughout New Hampshire.


Community Builders

Friends of Volunteer NH

C&S Wholesale Grocers

Davis & Towle Insurance Group

Hypertherm HOPE Foundation

Nathan Wechsler & Company




2022 Conference Sponsor (Community Builder)

2021 Annual Sponsors

AARP NH; Bangor Savings Bank; Bernstein Private Wealth; Management & the Sidebotham Family; Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast; Northeast Delta Dental; Orr & Reno; St. Mary’s Bank; C&S Wholesale Grocers; Davis & Towle Insurance Group; Hypertherm HOPE Foundation; Nathan Wechsler & Company