As a leadership network of philanthropic organizations, Philanthropy West Virginia’s strength is due to the collective partnership and input of its 80 plus members.  Their insights, humility, wisdom, and partnership has created a vibrant philanthropy leadership network working to strengthen West Virginia and central Appalachia.  Our work and focus are based in our Mission, Vision, & Values which are:

MISSION: Strengthening Philanthropy in the Mountain State

VISION:  West Virginia has thriving communities, due in part, to a strong and vibrant philanthropic sector.


Philanthropy is best when it is rooted in communities and connected with our partners including: citizens, nonprofits, government, and partners. It is our humble belief and practice that Philanthropy is where HOPE meets action.  For when philanthropy partners, communities prosper!