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Whiplash: A Century of Change in 12 Days!

Whiplash: A Century of Change in 12 Days!

Whiplash: A Century of Change in 12 Days! Bowles Rice LLP has published their latest edition of Deep in the Heart of Taxes. Learn about the major tax changes and how they affect your foundation from our President & CEO, Paul Daugherty’s excerpt “Whiplash” on page 54. Keep an eye out for a few of our […]

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Bridge of Hope Scholarship Applications

Bridge of Hope Scholarship Applications

A unique scholarship called the Bridge of Hope Scholarship at The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation is for someone in addiction recovery who would like to pursue an education or training program. The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation is currently accepting applications for this scholarship until October 15th. Applicants must live in one of these locations: West Virginia: any […]

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Highmark Foundation Announces RFP for Nonprofits Supporting Female Veterans

Highmark Foundation Announces RFP for Nonprofits Supporting Female Veterans

Highmark Foundation announces RFP for nonprofits supporting female veterans.  PITTSBURGH (September 6, 2018) — The Highmark Foundation is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) to assist organizations with building capacity to serve female veterans. The Foundation is seeking innovative programs that have the ability to transform health care and supportive services for female […]

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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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