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The Latest from Kismet

Spring 2018 Fundraiser

May 9, 2018

Dear Friends:   Summer is almost here. This will be our 19th season of ‘redirecting the path and potential of vulnerable children,’ and we know this is only possible because of our family of donors – we are truly grateful for your continued support. It’s that time again, and we…

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New Hampshire Electric Cooperative Grant

May 4, 2018

As this seemingly endless winter winds down, we are gearing up preparation for the summer to begin and our students to start arriving in July. We are always excited to see our returning students and look forward to getting to know our first year students. We would not be able…

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February 2018 Funding Updates and News

February 15, 2018

While we are in the midst of a long of New Hampshire winter, our lives are brightened by the opportunity to meet and get to know children who retain a sparkle in their eyes and hope for a better future in spite of significant difficulties in their lives. In January…

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Kismet Climbing Instructor – Job Description

January 30, 2018

Climbing Instructor (Seasonal)– Kismet Rock Foundation   Position Description: Climbing Instructors for Kismet Rock Foundation provide the instruction, risk management, and support required to create a safe, inclusive, and fun learning environment for our unique, and under-served, population.  The program generally runs Monday through Saturday of each week in July…

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End of year giving and community support.

December 7, 2016

It is that time of year again: snow-filled mountains, iced over lakes, warm slippers, hot coco, and end-of-year giving!  We have sent out our annual appeal letters, to provide the opportunity to support our program, to hundreds of households throughout New England.  Our program is provided to students with absolutely…

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2017 Funding Updates

November 4, 2016

As our 2016 program season has wrapped up, we immediately transitioned into preparing for 2017!  We are excited to announce some recent donations and grants that have provided us with a strong start to our fundraising season: Ohnell Family Foundation: $25,000 The Ohnell Family Foundation has been supporting Kismet for…

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The Kendal C. and Anna Ham Charitable Foundation

May 24, 2016

We are happy to announce that we have received a $4,000.00 grant award from The Kendal C. and Anna Ham Charitable Foundation. These funds will cover the cost of scholarship for one student from Bartlett and one from Conway. About the Foundation: “The Kendal C. and Anna Ham Foundation was…

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Mount Washington Valley Variety Pass 2016

May 4, 2016

That’s right!  The Kismet Rock Foundation MWV Variety Pass is back!  The Variety Pass is a collection of offers presented by local businesses in the Mount Washington Valley.  The businesses are providing these discounted items/services at no extra cost to Kismet.  That way, all of the proceeds from the Variety…

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NH Electric Co-op Foundation and a Community Fundraiser

April 13, 2016

Kismet Rock Foundation recently received a grant award of $3,500.00 from the New Hampshire Electric Co-op Foundation.  These funds will help cover the tuition costs for two students from Bartlett, NH to attend Kismet for the 2016 summer program season.  We are very grateful for this award and excited about the…

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The Pequawket Foundation

March 1, 2016

We are proud to announce that we have received a grant award of $500 from the Pequawket Foundation Advised Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.  This support will help Kismet offset the cost of food for our local students. The mission of the Pequawket Foundation is to provide grant…

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The Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund

January 8, 2016

We are very excited to announce that the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation has awarded Kismet Rock Foundation a grant of $25,000 to cover half of the tuition of 25 students from Coos County. The Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the NH Charitable…

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Jane B. Cook 1983 Charitable Trust

January 7, 2016

It’s already proving to be a Happy New Year at Kismet!  The Jane B. Cook 1983 Charitable Trust has awarded Kismet Rock Foundation with a $5,000 grant to support our general operating expenses. Jane’s Trust was created through the beneficence of Jane B. Cook, who died in July 2002. Mrs.…

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