Kidder Awards and Kidder Funding

Bill Kidder - established UNH Kidder Fund for Awareness in 1993

Bill Kidder LGBTQ+ Awards

Do you know a person or organization that promotes empowerment and inclusion?

2020 Nominations begin in January !!

Kidder Fund Awards:

  • $1,000 scholarship to students
  • $1,000 professional development funding for staff and faculty
  • Pink Triangle Certificates for Groups/organization.

The awards seek to honor those who, through their scholarship, leadership, or outstanding efforts, foster greater understanding of sexual orientation and gender expression at the University of New Hampshire.

Awards to be presented at the Pride and Pancakes Breakfast - April 7, 9-10am, MUB Strafford Rm

William "Bill" Kidder Class of '67 and '72G, devoted most of his adult life to UNH.  After earning a BA in political science and an MS in history at UNH, he spent his professional career serving as associate dean of student affairs.

Note: previous Kidder Award individual awards and Pink Triangle group award winners are not eligible for nominations. Use the link below for a list of these individuals/groups.

Listing of previous Award winners

Nominations end - midnight March 14, 2020

Use This Link to Nominate Someone/Group Today!


The purpose of the Kidder Fund is to sponsor and encourage educational efforts that will enhance understanding of and advance opportunities for those whose sexual orientation and/or gender identity differs from the majority in our culture, to foster AIDS awareness, and to demonstrate the constructive contributions this important segment of our society is making. Kidder Fund Grants are available to support programs, research, events and projects that fulfill the purpose of the Kidder Fund.

Application for funding request