Community Foundations Week Resources

Philanthropy West Virginia is pleased to provide this resources page of tools for our Community Foundation Members and our Keep5Local Participating communities to promote during Community Foundations Week 2017.

Our Governor James Justice has declared November 12 – 18, 2017 as Community Foundations Week in WV. If you wish a copy of the Governor’s proclamation, please contact Philanthropy WV’s Program Fellow Mikael Huffman at or call 304.517.1450 and she will send an original copy of the proclamation to you.

For an overview of WV Community Foundations Week Resources & Tools, CLICK HERE! 

Resources for Community Foundation Members include:

  1. Sample Proclamation Language for a City, Town or County Proclamation (CLICK HERE)
  2. Sample Community Foundation’s Media Release (CLICK HERE)
  3. Sample Community Foundation’s Op-Ed – “Community Foundations drive WV Forward” (CLICK HERE)
  4. Sample Social Media posts outline (CLICK HERE)

Resources for Keep5Local & RCDI Program Participating Community Foundation Members include:

  1. Participate in the Social Media Mini-Grant Challenge using the sample Social Media posts outline (CLICK HERE)
  2. Launch the new Keep5Local “What is a Community Foundation?” video throughout your marketing: website, public presentations, Facebook, Twitter, your direct email newsletters, etc. 


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