Melinda Mosier

Director of Donor Services, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Melinda Mosier has been with the NH Charitable Foundation since 2008. She held the role of senior program officer and lead staff for the Monadnock Region for eight years specializing in stewardship and philanthropic planning before being appointed Director of Donor Services in 2016. As Director of Donor Services, Melinda oversees the staff and processes that support the donor experience from gift receipting to feeling the impact of giving. She is also responsible for an individual portfolio of high net worth individuals and families.

She holds a B.S. in international political science from Northern Arizona University where she completed two terms of service as an AmeriCorps volunteer in the public school system working with Hispanic and Native American youth. Melinda was a professional in the development field of higher education for nearly 15 years prior to coming to the Foundation.

An active leader in her community, Melinda has served on the boards of a number of nonprofit organizations including Sophia’s Hearth Family Center, Hannah Grimes, Giving Monadnock, and Arts Alive. She has also served as a guest lecturer in philanthropy for the Higher Education Resource Services at both Bryn Mawr and Wellesley Colleges and is a former Congress-Bundestag Scholar.


Community Foundation Spark Session: Strategy Conversations with Donors

Posted on January 10, 2022 by Kim Montez, Melinda Mosier, Tony Macklin

Across income brackets, most donors are satisfied with philanthropy as an expression of personal commitment, belonging, or faith. Some start asking questions about intentionality and impact, seeking advice from peers and experts. What tools and techniques do community foundations use to help these donors move from discovery to intent, intent to strategy, and strategy to action? How might those tools… Read More