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Ziga Village

Grand Circle Foundation has always had communities at heart, aiming to make meaningful contributions that enable sustainable development. With an average household monthly income of nine dollars and most households having between five and eight members, many families struggle to provide for their basic needs, and the majority cannot afford the US$60 – $100 per… Read more »

Protect Our Winters

This leading climate advocacy group for the snowsports community is building a movement against climate change. Protect Our Winters gives a national voice to winter tourism, an industry that supports 900,000+ jobs and creates $66 billion in economic revenue. Their mission focuses on educational initiatives, advocacy and community-based activism. A portion of the funding provided by… Read more »

Wine to Water

Wine to Water is committed to support life and dignity for all through the power of clean water. In 2015, Grand Circle Foundation launched our WASH (Water, And Sanitation, Hygiene) initiative with a goal for every school and village we support to have access to an adequate supply of clean water, and toilets that meet… Read more »

Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests

Founded in 1901, The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests is one of the leading conservation organizations in New Hampshire. The Lewis Family Foundation is a strong supporter of their vision to create a living landscape where managed woodlands, farms and wild lands are woven into the fabric of community life. SPNHF is led by… Read more »

Southeast Land Trust

Southeast Land Trust’s (SELT) vision is a simple statement of the relationship of people, community, and nature: conserved lands in every community, sustaining people and nature. Their mission is to protect and sustain the significant lands in our communities for clean water, outdoor recreation, fresh food, wildlife, and healthy forests. This mission recognizes that conservation is… Read more »

Hurricane Maria Relief

When Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Rico suffered catastrophic damage and a major humanitarian crisis. Most of the island’s population suffered from flooding and lack of resources, compounded by the slow relief process. The storm caused the worst electrical blackout in U.S. history and months after the hurricane hit, thousands of homes and businesses were still… Read more »

Yanamono Clinic

On the banks of the Amazon River, fifty miles downstream from Iquitos, Peru the Yanamono Clinic delivers cost-effective, critically needed medical care in a chronically underserved region. The Yanamono Clinic was founded in 1990 by Dr. Linnea Smith after she visited as a tourist and was struck by the complete absence of medical services for… Read more »

Hurricane Island Foundation

Hurricane Island’s mission is to integrate science education, applied research, and leadership development through year-round educational programs and a seasonal, environmentally-sustainable island community. Located 10 miles southeast of Rockland, Maine and two miles southwest of Vinalhaven in the Fox Islands archipelago, Penobscot Bay, Maine, the island measures about one mile by one-half mile, totaling 125… Read more »

Ziga Primary School

When we first discovered Ziga Primary School some of the classrooms had been condemned, and students were studying in buildings without roofs. Since then, we have built new classrooms, a library & media center, a fence around the perimeter of the school, a playground, a storage facility, and new lavatories. We’ve also drilled a borehole… Read more »

New Zealand Christchurch Earthquake Relief

A devastating 6.2 earthquake occurred in Christchurch, New Zealand’s 2nd most populous city, in 2011.  Grand Circle Foundation donated $10,000 towards the city’s relief and recovery efforts.