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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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2018 Public Policy Institute & Legislative Day – Speakers

2018 Public Policy Institute & Legislative Day – Speakers

Meet our speakers! Andrew McCoy “Mac” Warner (R) is West Virginia’s 30th Secretary of State. Retired from the United States Army, Secretary Warner is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, a graduate of West Virginia University School of Law School, and has Master of Law degrees from the University of […]

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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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Honoring a WV Legend: Susan Landis Memorial Project

Honoring a WV Legend: Susan Landis Memorial Project

Landis Memorial Endowment benefits  WV’s Spirit of Philanthropy In July, Philanthropy WV was deeply saddened by the passing of long-time board member and philanthropy leader, Susan Stevenson Landis, of Beckley, WV.  She valiantly led the Beckley Area Foundation as an early board member and then its longtime Executive Director as well as served on state […]

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November 2017 Meeting Packet

November 2017 Meeting Packet

Please click below on each board meeting packet item for your review and download.  The packet includes: Nov. 2017 Meeting Agenda Attachment A: 08-2017 Meeting Minutes Attachment B: Grants Tracking Report Attachment C: 10-31-2017 YTD Financial Report Attachment D: Segregation of Financial Duties Attachment E: Strategic Plan 2017-2020 Outline Attachment F – 1: 2018 FY […]

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2017 WV Spirit of Philanthropy Honorees Announced

2017 WV Spirit of Philanthropy Honorees Announced

The WV Spirit of Philanthropy Awards showcase the best of the Mountain State. At the recent Philanthropy WV Annual Conference, four tremendous leaders and community collaborations were honored for their impact on West Virginia’s citizens and communities across the Mountain State. The Spirit of Philanthropy awards are West Virginia’s highest honor recognizing the generosity, leadership, and […]

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Announcing 4th Annual Policy Institute

Announcing 4th Annual Policy Institute

Philanthropy West Virginia is pleased to announce their 4th Annual Policy Institute in partnership with the WV Nonprofit Asociation to be held at the WV State Capitol on Friday, December 8, 2017.  The program features keynote speakers Rob Collier, President & CEO of the Council of Michigan Foundations and Donna Murray Brown, President & CEO […]

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Honoring a West Virginia Legend

Honoring a West Virginia Legend

UPDATE:  I have received details on the plans for Susan Landis’ funeral. It will be this Wednesday, July 19th – 1 PM at the Beckley Presbyterian Church, 203 So. Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.  As I have received requests from folks, I also wanted to share plans for memorial contributions for Susan.  Gifts in memory of Susan Stevenson Landis can be made to the Beckley Area Foundation, 129 Main St […]

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Give2WV Day 2018: Investing in Our Communities!

Give2WV Day 2018: Investing in Our Communities!

Welcome to 2018 Give2WV Day:   Loving and investing in our citizens, communities and state to improve the quality of life is at the heart of #Give2WVDay. The 2018 Give2WV Day is for community foundations partnering with local nonprofits as a 24 Hour giving campaign on May 1, 2018 which includes the following communities and campaigns (click on graphics):                          To learn […]

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