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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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Plan the Work and Work the Plan

Plan the Work and Work the Plan

Meaningful Action that Leverages & Leads: My family, teachers, and mentors always told me to successfully make things happen it is critical to “Plan the Work and Work the Plan”. When issues, situations, or needs changed, adjust accordingly. Philanthropy WV is two years into implementing our new strategic plan, “MEANINGFUL ACTION: Learning, Leveraging, & Leading 2017-2020”. […]

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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 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 […]

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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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