EIN 02-0300897

New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA)

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New Hampshire Legal Assistance's mission is to fulfill America's promise of equal justice by providing civil legal services to New Hampshire's poor,including education and empowerment, advice, representation, and advocacy for systemic change.
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Program areas at NHLA

Nh Legal Assistance (nhla) provides civil Legal aid to people with low income people and older (age 60 and up) adults with heightened economic and social needs. During 2020, nhla closed 1,020 cases. Overall, nhla helped 6,721 people, including clients, clients' household members and people who received referrals. Nhla focuses our efforts on cases involving clients' most basic needs, including housing, subsistence income, access to health care,and safety from domestic violence. More information is available on our website, www.nhla.org.

Grants made by NHLA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
New HAMPSHIRE Bar Association (NHBA)Subgrant Funds$151,512
Legal Advice and Referral CenterSee Part Iv$100,765
New FuturesSubgrant Funds$32,083

Who funds New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
New Hampshire Bar FoundationGeneral Operating Funds$560,000
Endowment for HealthTo Build Advocacy Capacity To Advance the Priorities and Strategies of the New Hampshire Alliance for Healthy Aging and Its Partners.$65,000
Tufts Health Plan FoundationNew Hampshire Alliance for Healthy Aging Advocacy$60,000
...and 10 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of JusticeCRIME VICTIM ASSISTANCE$882,089
Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentFAIR HOUSING INITIATIVES PROGRAM$300,000
Department of the TreasuryCORONAVIRUS RELIEF FUND$213,122
...and 5 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at NHLA

Sarah Mattson DustinExecutive Director$115,000
Dawn McKinneyPolicy Director
Heather CarrollAha Advocacy Director
Sarah MattsonPolicy Director
Sarah PalermoNhla Communications Manager and Director Campaign for Legal Services
...and 23 more key personnel

Financials for NHLA

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,841,288
Program services$49,184
Investment income and dividends$19,584
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$150,077
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$6,060,133

Form 990s for NHLA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-06-25990View PDF
2019-122020-09-09990View PDF
2018-122019-09-14990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-11-06990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 11, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
July 10, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
April 5, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $3,500 from Mascoma Bank Foundation
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 10 new grant, including a grant for $560,000 from New Hampshire Bar Foundation
August 23, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 13 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Crime and legal aid organizationsLegal service nonprofitsSenior centersFamily violence sheltersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Human servicesCrime and lawLegal services
Political advocacyLobbyingFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportTax deductible donations
General information
117 North State St
Concord, NH 03301
Merrimack County, NH
Website URL
(603) 224-4107
Facebook page
Twitter profile
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
I80: Legal Services
NAICS code, primary
5411: Legal Services
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