About New Futures

Who we are

New Futures is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates, educates and collaborates to improve the health and wellness of all New Hampshire residents through policy change. New Futures envisions a State and local communities where public policies support efforts to improve the health and wellness of all Granite Staters. 

ABOVE: Governor Hassan signing the New Hampshire Health Protection Program into law in 2014, expanding treatment access for thousands of people in New Hampshire with substance use disorders. Today, there are New Hampshire citizens who say the program saved their lives because they had access to services. 


New Futures seeks to impact health policies through advocacy that includes:

  • Strengthening relationships with stakeholders and policy makers
  • Research and information dissemination
  • Policy analysis
  • Framing issues
  • Influencing spending priorities
  • Participating in rulemaking
  • Public education and outreach
  • Coalition building and support
  • Encouraging citizen participation
  • Media relations
  • Direct and indirect lobbying


Funding for New Futures is provided through the Oliver J. and Dorothy Penniman Hubbard Substance Abuse Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation