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Philanthropy West Virginia Welcomes 2020 New Board Members

Philanthropy West Virginia Welcomes 2020 New Board Members

Philanthropy West Virginia’s membership has elected Megan Hannah of WV American Water and Elizabeth Pellegrin of the Charles & Mary Fayne Glotfelty Foundation to their first three-year term on the board of directors (2020 to 2023).  They join a dynamic and diverse team of leaders on Philanthropy West Virginia’s board of directors. As the premier […]

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Inaugural WV Spirit of Philanthropy Grants Announced

Inaugural WV Spirit of Philanthropy Grants Announced

The legacy of revered and impactful state leader Susan Stevenson Landis was recently honored by Philanthropy West Virginia with the inaugural Susan S. Landis – WV Spirit of Philanthropy grant awards. These grant awards made possible through the Susan S. Landis – WV Spirit of Philanthropy Endowment was created in 2018 in memory of the late Daniels, […]

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Philanthropy WV recognized with WV Nonprofit Excellence Award

Philanthropy WV recognized with WV Nonprofit Excellence Award

Philanthropy WV’s Team including (front l-r): Board Member Sue Sergi, Program & Engagement Coordinator Hilaria Swisher, and Operations Assistant Kate Leary; back row (l-r): President & CEO Paul D. Daugherty, and RCDI Program Director Dr. Tasha Anderson.  The West Virginia Nonprofit Association (WVNPA) announced its 2019 WV Nonprofit Excellence Awards announced during their Fifth Annual […]

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The Forum: Collaboration in Disaster-ful & Delightful Times

The Forum: Collaboration in Disaster-ful & Delightful Times

What does Ocean County, New Jersey (pop. 601,651) have in common with Greenbrier County, WV (pop. 35,480)?   There is more than meets the eye. Recently, West Virginia hosted the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) Conference with national and state leaders from all across the country.  This conference provided us an opportunity to […]

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Philanthropy WV recognizes WV’s Top Philanthropists & Awards Mini-Grants

Philanthropy WV recognizes WV’s Top Philanthropists & Awards Mini-Grants

Contact: Paul D. Daugherty, President & CEO, 304.692.9883 (M) or 304.517.1450 (O) or paul@philanthropywv.org [Photo Caption: 2019 Spirit of Philanthropy Award Winners (l-r) – CJ Kaiser, Sheri Ryder, Huntington ABC Collaborative – Janell Ray, Dominion Energy’s Christine Mitchell, Jean Ray, and Tamara Mullins.] For the thirteenth year, Philanthropy West Virginia presented the Mountain State’s most […]

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PHILANTHROPY WV hosts one-of-a-kind Leadership Summit

PHILANTHROPY WV hosts one-of-a-kind Leadership Summit

National & State philanthropy leaders to visit Parkersburg Morgantown, WV – Philanthropy West Virginia is proud to announce its 2019 Annual Conference: Better Together WV.  This conference is the state’s largest professional conference of foundations, corporations, United Ways, and philanthropists. It is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network, learn, and leverage philanthropy’s investments with the board […]

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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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