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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 2017: Investing in Our Communities!

Give2WV Day 2017: Investing in Our Communities!

Welcome to 2017 Give2WV Day:   Loving and investing in our citizens, communities and state to improve the quality of life is at the heart of #Give2WVDay. The 2017 Give2WV Day is for community foundations partnering with local nonprofits as a 24 Hour giving campaign on May 2, 2017 which includes the following communities and campaigns (click on graphics):   To learn more […]

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Public Policy Institute

Public Policy Institute

Philanthropy WV & WVNPA’s 3rd Annual Joint Policy Institute January 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Critical Partnerships for West Virginia’s Future With the historic transition of executive and legislative leadership in West Virginia, it is critical, now more than ever, that nonprofits and foundations come together to establish relationships with the new leadership […]

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What’s Next?: 5 Steps to mobilize the Collaborative Advantage

What’s Next?: 5 Steps to mobilize the Collaborative Advantage

It has been a divisive series of weeks and months with this year’s election. No matter what is your side of the political spectrum our environment is constantly changing. This year’s election is another example of the importance of staying engaged with our local, state, and federal government officials. As philanthropy and the civic sector, […]

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WV Celebrates Community Foundations!

WV Celebrates Community Foundations!

November 13 – 19, 2016 marks Community Foundations Week in WV.  Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has officially proclaimed the week and many events are being hosted by local community foundations. Check out the media release and events being hosted by CLICKING HERE!  

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USDA announces $250K Collaborative Grant

USDA announces $250K Collaborative Grant

During the 2016 Annual Conference, USDA leaders joined Philanthropy WV and WV Nonprofit Association leadership to announce a three-year $250K investment supporting nonprofit and philanthropic capacity building in 5 WV counties.  This is a grant from the USDA’s Rural Community Development Initiative Grant program. Check out the announcement details by CLICKING HERE!

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Annual Conference to Address Revitalizing WV’s Communities

Annual Conference to Address Revitalizing WV’s Communities

West Virginia’s Private and Family Foundations, Corporate Foundations/Giving Programs, and Community Foundations will be descending on Huntington this October. Philanthropy West Virginia’s biggest event of the year, the 2016 Annual Conference, is right around the corner! For the full news release CLICK HERE

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Spring Regional Meeting

Spring Regional Meeting

JOIN US 2016 Spring Regional Meeting Agenda HERE The Spring Regional Meetings serve to bring all Philanthropy WV members together for an in-person networking, educational, & update program in your part of the state. Why is this a GREAT opportunity? You’ll be able to connect with the board members, staff and donors of the private, […]

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