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Education Funders Affinity Group Meeting

Education Funders Affinity Group Meeting

Philanthropy West Virginia is pleased to host our next Education Affinity Group (EAG) meeting on Wednesday, November 6th from 10 AM to 12 Noon as a pre-conference session before the 2019 Annual Members Meeting & Conference in Parkersburg, WV. The Education Affinity Group is open to all private, family, corporate, and community foundations, United Ways, […]

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Philanthropy WV unveils statewide “Build a Fund. Build a Community” Report

Philanthropy WV unveils statewide “Build a Fund. Build a Community” Report

Contact:         Paul D. Daugherty, President & CEO ~           paul@philanthropywv.orgor 304.517.1450  For the past twenty years, West Virginia has experienced a renaissance and growth of community foundations who are critical partners with businesses, nonprofits, citizens, and local government to create permanent funds to support the present and future needs of West Virginia’s […]

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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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