Paul Daugherty

Leading with Our Values!

Leading with Our Values!

How does an individual, a team, a board of directors, or an entire organization lead to fulfill its values and goals?  The most effective organizations lead by being rooted in their shared values.  In 2017, Philanthropy West Virginia adopted six defined values for its work and mission fulfillment.  These values include: Inclusion, Leadership, Collaboration, Lifelong […]

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U.S. Senate Bill to advance Economic Growth & Philanthropic Partnerships

U.S. Senate Bill to advance Economic Growth & Philanthropic Partnerships

On March 6, 2019, West Virginia’s U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R) along with Michigan’s U.S. Senator Gary Peters released their co-sponsored Senate Bill 676.  This legislation is an opportunity for economic growth, attracting/retaining talent, and philanthropic partnerships. Upon its passage, the legislation will allow for grant-making foundations to use innovative workforce attraction and retention […]

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Announcing 2019 Philanthropy WV Board Leadership

Announcing 2019 Philanthropy WV Board Leadership

Philanthropy West Virginia announces its new board members and officers for 2019. The philanthropic leadership association represents over 80 foundations, corporate giving programs, united ways, philanthropists, and professional advisors in the Mountain State. “Philanthropy West Virginia is fortunate to have a dynamic and extraordinary board of philanthropic leaders representing a diversity of grantmaking institutions, corporations, individual […]

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2017 Policy Priorities

2017 Policy Priorities

PRIORITY ISSUES Philanthropy West Virginia is working to communicate the importance of preserving the charitable deduction for West Virginia’s nonprofit organizations and foundations especially for the citizens and communities that we collectively serve. Included below are copies of sample letters/emails to write your members of Congress, Philanthropy West Virginia WV Charitable Giving Report, and additional resources  for you to share the importance […]

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Announcing 2019 Philanthropy WV’s New Board Members & Leadership Team

Announcing 2019 Philanthropy WV’s New Board Members & Leadership Team

Philanthropy West Virginia announces its new board members and officers for 2019. The philanthropic leadership association represents over 80 foundations, corporate giving programs, united ways, philanthropists, and professional advisors in the Mountain State.  Check out the full media release here! 

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Applying Lessons Learned for Our Next 25 Years! (Part 2)

Applying Lessons Learned for Our Next 25 Years! (Part 2)

As Philanthropy West Virginia leads into our next 25 years starting this year, we’re using our past 25 years lesson learned to guide our work.  Last week I shared our Top 10 to 6 Lessons, I’m pleased to share our Top Five Lessons from 25 years to heighten our work ahead in 2019 and beyond including: […]

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Lessons Learned & Celebrated heightening Our Next 25 Years (Part 1)

Lessons Learned & Celebrated heightening Our Next 25 Years (Part 1)

If you would have asked me in 1993 what I would be doing in 2018, my young, barely a teenager self would have probably said something about building stronger West Virginia communities. I would have never imagined working at Philanthropy West Virginia, which happened to be founded that same year.  Now 25 years later, and […]

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2018 Policy Institute Location: Charleston, WV

2018 Policy Institute Location: Charleston, WV

Event Location: The Friday, December 14, 2018 Policy Institute will be hosted on the campus of the WV State Capitol in the WV House of Delegates’ Government Organization Committee Meeting Room (2nd Floor) of the East Wing.  Parking on the capitol grounds and neighboring areas (be sure to park in metered or designated guest parking […]

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Philanthropy WV to host “State of West Virginia Education” Briefing

Philanthropy WV to host “State of West Virginia Education” Briefing

Join philanthropy leaders from family foundations, corporate giving programs, community foundations, and individual philanthropists for a briefing on the state of West Virginia’s education system and where the future will take us on Thursday, August 16 from 2 to 4 PM at the Wingate Hotel in Bridgeport, WV.  The All-Star line up of Education Leader […]

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Progress & Impact, It’s a Mindset!

Progress & Impact, It’s a Mindset!

What does an Olympic gold medalist, a mindset, and problem solving have in common? You need not look any further than Virginia “Ginny” Thrasher, WVU biomedical engineering student and the first winner of a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in her recent TEDx WVU Talk. Thanks to a mentor and colleague who […]

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