Paul Daugherty

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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Give2WV Day 2019: Investing in Our Communities!

Give2WV Day 2019: Investing in Our Communities!

Welcome to 2019 Give2WV Day:   It’s a wonderful day to celebrate West Virginia’s Birthday in four West Virginia counties.  Loving and investing in our citizens, communities and state to improve the quality of life is at the heart of #Give2WVDay. The 2019 Give2WV Day is for community foundations partnering with local nonprofits as a 24 Hour giving campaign on June 20, […]

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Beyond Flip Charts & Folders: Philanthropy’s Impact

Beyond Flip Charts & Folders: Philanthropy’s Impact

As you might know, 2018 marks Philanthropy West Virginia’s 25thAnniversary.  With this year, we want to tell yourstory and the impact you are making through your grantmaking, partnerships, and improving our communities and state.  Our members and peers learn so much when we tell what we are doing as they duplicate programs and projects, model […]

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State Philanthropy Leaders join Philanthropy WV Board

State Philanthropy Leaders join Philanthropy WV Board

Four philanthropy leaders from across West Virginia have been elected to serve as the board leadership team for Philanthropy West Virginia in 2018. The board leadership team started serving January 1, 2018.  The newly elected board officers include: Board Chair – Susie Nelson, Executive Director of the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley, Board Vice-Chair: […]

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Impacts of Tax Reform on WV Foundations & Nonprofits!

Impacts of Tax Reform on WV Foundations & Nonprofits!

What opportunities and challenges does the Federal Tax Reform present? While the dust is settling right now, the passage of the Tax Reform legislation by Congress will have some positive and negative impacts for philanthropy and nonprofits.  Here are some initial results as they are made available and some recommendations to your community, public grantmaking foundation, and […]

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