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The Latest from Kismet

The Healing Power of Community: Kismet and COVID-19

April 20, 2020

At this time, like many organizations, Kismet is facing an unprecedented dilemma. We are up against the critical question of whether 2020 programming will be happening or not. To be honest, I do not have an answer for you right now. What I do have is a series of personal…

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Ryan E. Bishop Outdoor Leadership Fund Continues Support of Kismet Rock Foundation

March 5, 2020

We are honored to announce that on March 2, the Ryan E. Bishop Outdoor Leadership Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation awarded us a $12,000 grant, in memory of Ryan Bishop. In the fall of 2011, Kismet was selected by the Bishops as the first recipient of the Ryan E. Bishop Outdoor…

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Kismet to Host Event at Arc’teryx Boston January 30th

January 16, 2019

Kismet Rock Foundation, in partnership with Arc’teryx Boston, is excited to announce that we will be hosting a benefit event featuring climber Freddie Wilkinson on January 30th 2019 at 7PM. Join New Hampshire climber, guide, and writer Freddie Wilkinson at the Arc’teryx Boston store for an evening of story-telling –…

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Spring Fundraiser and Grant Award Updates

May 30, 2018

We are honored to receive a $4,000 grant award from the Kendal C. and Anna Ham Charitable Foundation and a $4,000 grant award from the Robert and Dorothy Goldberg Charitable Foundation. We are grateful for the support of our local students from both foundations. The mission of The Kendal C.…

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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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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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