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The Latest from Kismet

Job Opening – Program Manager

February 4, 2024

The Program Manager for Kismet Rock Foundation provides the instruction, risk management, and support required to create a safe, inclusive, and fun learning environment for our unique, and under-served population. Please view the Program Manager PDF for more info.

Job Opening – Programs and Office Coordinator

January 22, 2024

The programs and office coordinator will support the work of Kismet Rock Foundation by assisting in all areas of administration, including fundraising, programming, and general
day-to-day operations.

Kismet Rock Foundation honored to be a recipient of funding from the REI Cooperative Action Fund

December 27, 2023

North Conway, NH, Dec 2023 – The Kismet Rock Foundation is honored to be a recipient of a grant from the REI Cooperative Action Fund. Kismet will receive $15,000 for two consecutive years that will go directly towards scholarships for students participating in the 2024-25 summer program seasons. Kismet is…

Kismet Rock Foundation announces appointment of new Board Members

March 31, 2023

The Kismet Rock Foundation, a North Conway based nonprofit organization that offers rock climbing to underserved youth throughout New England, is pleased to welcome new board members Anthony Capone and Reed Van Rossum to their Board of Directors.

Kismet Rock Foundation awarded a gift from USA Climbing

March 29, 2023

The Kismet Rock Foundation is the gracious recipient of funding from USA Climbing Transformation Grant in their inaugural grant cycle.

Kismet Rock Foundation Announces Officer Appointments And New Board Members.

October 24, 2022

The Kismet Rock Foundation, a North Conway based nonprofit organization which offers rock climbing to underserved youth throughout New England, is pleased to share new officer appointments and welcomes three new members to their Board of Directors.

Kismet Rock Foundation Welcomes Students Back As It Kicks Off Its 23rd Year!

July 17, 2022

The Kismet Rock Foundation kicked off its 23rd year of programming by welcoming its first group of returning students on June 26. The 2022 program will run for six weeks with a new group of students arriving each week.

Kismet Announces New Executive Director And Program Manager To Lead Kismet Into Its 23rd Year

December 21, 2021

North Conway, NH, December 2021 – The trustees of the Kismet Rock Foundation are pleased to announce the appointment of new Executive Director Krissy Fraser and new Program Manager Ara Morton to lead Kismet in its continuing mission of nourishing the physical, intellectual, and emotional development of underserved rural and…

Kismet to Participate in NH Gives 2021

May 25, 2021

This NH Gives, we will be fundraising to provide our students with another memorable year of programming. Your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT: Our generous Board of Directors has offered to match every dollar raised up to $10,000! Ice cream night…

We Will Be Back At the Cliff!

May 18, 2021

After a year of change and adaptation, we are gearing up for a summer program full of adventure. Our upcoming season will consist of reuniting previous Kismet groups, as well as extending this opportunity to new students. We are thrilled to be reacquainted with our students, staff, guides and volunteers,…

Thank You! Kismet Surpasses Giving Tuesday Goal

December 2, 2020

We are absolutely blown away! Thank you to everyone who supported this year’s Giving Tuesday Fundraiser! Whether you made a donation or shared our mission with your loved ones, it is because of you that we were able to reach our goals! Together we raised $8,900! We also had 45…

Kismet Featured on WMWV/Magic 104’s “Drive Time”

December 1, 2020

Our Executive Director, Alyssa Riley, joined WMWV/Magic 104‘s Gino Devaney on Monday night’s Drive Time to discuss Kismet Rock Foundation and Giving Tuesday. Drive Time Β· Kismet Rock Foundation – Giving Tuesday – 11/30/2020