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The Latest from Kismet

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

Grant Updates

December 11, 2015

We are happy to announce the following grants awarded to Kismet: The Ohnell Family Foundation: $25,000. The Marana Webber Tost Charitable Fund: $2,500. The Stare Fund: $5,000. The Robert and Dorothy Goldberg Charitable Foundation: $8,000. The Ryan E. Bishop Outdoor Leadership Fund: $6,000. Randolph and Cynthia Nelson: $15,000. These generous…

2015 Kismet Variety Pass

April 10, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Announcing the 2015 MWV Variety Pass!   Here’s how it works: Donate $100 or more to Kismet from April through August 2015 Kismet will send you or your designated recipient a Village Variety Pass Use the Village Variety Pass at the participating businesses for free products and discounts Donate…

The Jane B. Cook 1983 Trust

January 9, 2015

The Jane B. Cook 1983 Trust has awarded $5,000 to Kismet Rock Foundation for a one-year grant for general operating support in 2015. Jane’s Trust was created through the beneficence of Jane B. Cook, who died in July 2002. Mrs. Cook was known in the communities where she lived as…

The Ryan E. Bishop Outdoor Leadership Fund

December 19, 2014

Thank you to The Ryan E. Bishop Outdoor Leadership Fund for your continued support of Kismet’s programs! The Ryan E. Bishop Outdoor Leadership Fund, of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, has awarded Kismet Rock Foundation $4,849.93. The grant is for scholarship funds to be directed to New Hampshire based children. Chris…